It’s hot. Sticky. It’s August in Brooklyn and the sounds and smells hang on each other in the humidity like a reverberating smog. Great day to sprawl out on the beach, actually. Ward Roberts sits across from me, his latest published series, “Flotsam,” a stunning peach-toned coffee table book, open in front of me.
Positive body image, cooperative artwork and green, leafy flora: these are the ingredients for a great America .It was over a decade ago that Isaac Nichols co-hatched Group Partner with communal, shop-local intent.
Let the first meeting of the amadeus book club commence! From wall to page, the geometrics of our dude Scott Albrecht has jumped artistic channels once more, and into a lap-friendly hardcover version of the Brooklyn-based artist's abstract dialogue.
Scott Albrecht's work is a realized cooperation of his artistic trainings (formal and passed-down; digital and tangible) and his day-to-day motions. The clickable meets the material meets the unscripted, essentially, via woodworking, graphic design, collaging and the pairing of ink and paper.
Australia artist Susanna Rose Sykes bears the female form in an honest and psychedelic style that we simply can’t get enough of. With a schooling in both fashion and illustration, Sykes teams the two with traces of alternative coming-of-age to create ingenious candid characters floating through the void between adolescence and adulthood—that in-between realm of radical ups and downs.