Our good homie Rob Crawford has curated an amazing art and music show at the Good Bar in Long Beach on April 1st, called Ain't Foolin' Around, with all proceeds going to the fight to keep Channel Street alive.
In our second installment of "Wooden Toy" Kris Evans chats up Josh Manoles, who has worked for RVCA and Element Skateboards as a graphic designer and who is continually influenced by skateboarding's ability to make you look at the world differently.
Jason Moore has few boundaries. In any particular series of his collages you can find a loose inventory of imagery that includes bare breasts, atomic bomb explosions, skeletons, dicks, vintage porn, guns, black eyes, cops, death, decay, vaginas, mosques, skulls and nuns. His cache of symbols seems to leave no trash bin unturned, no corner of ebay unrummaged.
Sussingham grew up on Long Island, used to the convergence of assorted cultures and people, all of which he captures in his photos. From city sidewalks to friends' living rooms, Sussingham makes the most of his surroundings, employing his cameras rather than effects to grab the attention of his audience via the attention of his subjects.
Twists and turns, zig zags and dead ends—a maze can appear unsolvable. For artist Eric Eckert, completing a maze was never his goal, but creating those complicated, interesting routes became his focus.