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Posted by Erin - 16.07.2014

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.

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Posted by Eric Greene - 10.07.2014

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,…

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Posted by Crombie - 10.07.2014

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…

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Posted by Erin - 09.07.2014

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.

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Posted by Erin - 05.07.2014

PEOPLE: Valfré

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.

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Posted by Monster Children - 04.07.2014

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.

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Posted by Chris - 03.07.2014

The Creative Class

WeTransfer, those helpful folk that assist us to send stupidly large images to each other on a daily basis, have just developed a short series profiling leading creatives and the role technology plays in their process. Featuring Damon Albarn, Tim Dixon and the boss, Stefan Sagmeister. Watch the series here  

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Posted by Eric Greene - 28.06.2014

Andrew Blauschild – Kookbox

Here are some words with Andrew Blauschild, co-founder of Kookbox Surfboards, about the past and present of NY surf culture, photography, and how chicks used to dig bankers but now they prefer surfers.

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Posted by Crombie - 27.06.2014

Look Away, Todd Francis

Todd Francis is an artist, a gentleman, and, if I had to guess, an Aquarius. His new book, Look Away, is a selection of works from Todd’s twenty-odd year career as an artist, and we called him up to talk about it.

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Posted by Erin - 26.06.2014

THIS REPRESENTS

  We here at Monster Children USA are lucky enough to share a space with XIX Studios, where these two shots were captured on the skate-able cyc. What is Clint Peterson wearing in these photos? Why, that is the Michael Leon for This Represents t-shirt. What is This Represents? It’s a brand new agency featuring…

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Posted by Katja Horvat - 21.06.2014

PEOPLE: Mark Vassallo

Somehow, our contributor Katja managed to interview Mark Vassallo. Katja lives in Slovenia, Mark in Australia. Half our staff live in Sydney. Way to beat us at our own game, Katja.

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Posted by ABOUT LST NIGHT - 20.06.2014

RVCA X GOLD MOTH

LAST NIGHT RVCA’S ARTIST NETWORK PROGRAM (ANP) PRESENTED ‘GOLD MOTH’, A COLLECTION OF NEW WORKS BY ANP ARTIST MARK ALSWEILER AT THE DOWNSTAIRS GALLERY IN PADDINGTON, SYDNEY.

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Posted by Jam - 18.06.2014

Gold Moth – new work by Mark Alsweiler

NZ born, Sydney based artist Mark Alsweiler has been busy creating new painting and sculpture works for his upcoming solo exhibition ‘Gold Moth’ in Sydney (then Melbourne) this month. Amidst the chaos we sat down for a tuna melt and coffee in his Paddington studio to talk about his work and what keeps him on…

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Posted by Monster Children - 04.06.2014

KITCHEN SERIES: MIKE GIANT

MC Sydney has moved to a new studio space, complete with an archery range and an indoor roller derby arena. Last week graffiti artist, illustrator and tattooist Mike Giant turned up in our studio’s kitchen and started drawing all over the walls. Luckily, Josh D from Rebel8 had thought ahead and got us sufficiently intoxicated before we…

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Posted by Paige - 28.05.2014

RIP Bunny Yeager

The cult female photographer of the ’50s and ’60s, Bunny Yeager has just passed away. Starting out as a pin-up model herself, she eventually took over the camera and began shooting  friends in the nude. She was most famous for her work with Bettie Page and in the end, more of Page’s images (by Yeager)…

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Posted by Paige - 23.05.2014

People: Ty Williams

I recently invited Floridian artist Ty Williams over to my loft in Downtown LA to discuss his sorta new eclectic Caribbean/surf/prep clothing brand Ours Gallery and get some photos of the spring/summer line.

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Posted by Monster Children - 22.05.2014

ISSUE 42: Leo Fitzpatrick.

This interview with Leo Fitzpatrick went for an hour. Twenty minutes of that hour were spent discussing things like acting, art and infant alcoholism. The other forty were just Leo moaning about how much of a shithole New York is nowadays. ‘Pretty soon you’ll get arrested in New York just for tying your shoes. It’s…

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Posted by Monster Children - 20.05.2014

Ben Barretto & Jonathan Zawada: 100% Potential

Tonight in Downtown Los Angeles Australia-born, California-based artists Ben Barretto and Jonathan Zawada are opening a week-long exhibition, 100% Potential, featuring works from existing and potential series. Opening is tonight, May 19th from 6-9pm at 119 W 36th Place