On the eve of James Jirat Patradoon’s solo exhibition at the RVCA Gallery in Melbourne, he sat down with curator Matt Rabbidge to talk about new material and working with Black Sabbath.
LENS: Benedict Brink in Graceland
Jump in the car, throw all your expectations out the window, and head down to Graceland, Tennessee. And if you can’t, just look at Benedict Brink’s pictures instead. Her camera will take you there.
PEOPLE: SAGE VAUGHN
It is hard to separate Sage the dude from Sage Vaughn the artist. The dude is simply awesome. There are very few people around who I think could be more fun to surf and hang and talk about life and just generally bullshit with than Sage.
Single 12 Months
It’s your dads 80th Birthday, he proposes the idea of a ‘slide night’, you’re thinking great, here goes 2 hours of my life i’ll never get back. Instead, what unfolds is a collection of historic, rare and unique imagery from 1950′s America. This is exactly what happened to a good friend of MC, Craig Rochfort…
LENS: Nat Lanyon
So everyone these days wants to be a photographer, shoot film, shoot girls and make money out of it. God, it does sound good when you put it like that. Anyway, Nat Lanyon has somehow done all of the above and is currently working on a book.
PANEL WORK: SASKIA FOLK
Over the past 8 months Saskia Folk has been hacking rusted out, abandoned vehicles in the Norther Territory to pieces. Fascinated by the textures, patterns, colours and feel that the harsh desert conditions have created she has turned them into one of a kind pieces of art. ‘Panel Work’ starts this Friday August 15th at 424…
MARK WHALEN: PECULIARITIES
Mark Whalen is currently exhibiting some new work at Melbourne Art Fair. Get your mind blown till August 17.
HANDMADE: Sharna Martorella
You know the kind of person that can do just about anything? Well I think Sharna is one of those annoyingly creative people. She’s done it all.
AMANNY AHMAD: Perpetual Motion
Amanny Ahmad is on an extended stay, one-way ticket trip back to Los Angeles. Slow Culture are happy to present Amanny’s solo exhibition “Perpetual Motion,” this Friday August 8th!!
Volcom Mural by Gemma O’Brien
When I finished high school I studied law. And then I was like, ‘fuck this!’ I lasted a year. Then I moved to Sydney and went to Art School.
HAYDEN SHAPES FOR WANG
Now, the Cox and Wang puns were flying around the office like nobody’s business. Hayden’s got a new Wang, Cox and Wang in NY, etc. but we’ll veer away from the smut and fill you in on the more important stuff here. Hayden Cox has teamed up with the one and only Alexander Wang to…
VANS: VAN DOREN INVITATIONAL ARTISTS
The Van Doren Invitational (VDI) is being held at the Vans US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, CA, this weekend. We went to scope out the phenomenal artwork featured on the skatepark.
Walkthrough: WAYDAT? in Sydney
Neckface, Leo and Weirdo Dave walk us through RVCA’s group art show, What Are You Doing After this? in Sydney. Watch as they praise and rip each others work to shreds.
KEEGAN GIBBS: UMBRELLA SERIES
For our fashion spread in Issue #43, we turned to Los Angeles photographer Keegan Gibbs to light up our pages with his colorful perspective. Enjoy the outtakes from #43′s ‘On The beach’ fashion shoot.
INTERN SPEAKS #2
Our LA intern, Sarah Wasko, has stuck it out with us for another week. Here she is talking cancelled flights, art, and hometown pride.
PEOPLE: COLE BARASH
Video by Robert Grieb of Positive Productions Let’s begin with a super brief background summary. Cole Barash was the main man in snowboard photography a few years back. He was at the top, above all the rest, and every brand and pro snowboarder wanted a piece. Three years ago he moved to New York,…
CHIRP: A Collection of Andy Jenkins Illustrations from The Skateboard Mag
Do you get emails from the legendary artist Andy Jenkins? I do. I get them all the time. Here’s today’s: Hey Stud. I’ve started a Kickstater page for a new project we’re working on. A 7″ x 7″ book filled with the best of my Skate Mag drawings — most of them created for a particular…
FROM THE MAG: JOSH CHEUSE
Madonna backstage at Howie Montaug’s cabaret at Danceteria, NYC. Photo By Josh Cheuse. Full interview and feature in MC #43.
Ilse Valfré is a Mexican born illustrator with a huge online following. I know what you’re all thinking; she’s also a huge babe. Here she is talking art, inspiration, and deportation.
BEHIND THE SHOT: Warren Smith
This a photo from at my friend Jeremy’s trailer in Panama City beach FL. I took this photo a few years ago. It’s a TV in the trailer; it doesn’t really work. Thank you Jeremy for providing a sanctuary for us all these years.