The Salubrious Nature of Art Creation

Posted by on Sep 5, 2015 in Art Critiques, Art Shows, Artist Spotlight, Featured, Gristle Art Gallery, Visual Literacy | 0 comments

I’ve recently asked some of the artists with whom I’ve often worked to interpret the fantasy world imagined by outsider artist...

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Caitlin Hackett’s “In Memory” Limited Edition Prints Available

Posted by on May 14, 2013 in Artist Spotlight, Featured, Prints, Store | 0 comments

Samantha Levin Fine Art is pleased to offer limited edition prints of one of artist Caitlin Hackett’s most popular paintings, “In Memory.” There are two editions available. Details inside.

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Dreams From a Petrified Head to be premiered at SITGES

Posted by on Sep 19, 2012 in Announcements, Artist Spotlight, Featured, Video | 0 comments

Back in 2010 I curated the specialty props for this amazing scifi short film written and directed by artist Dan Ouellette. Sculptures by Christopher Conte and Erin Colleen Williams as well as relics from various eras past can be seen in many shots throughout the film. Check out some movie still images as well as some shots of the artwork in the post.

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Babble Report | Martin Wittfooth Studio Visit and Empire Sneak Peek

Posted by on Aug 27, 2012 in Artist Spotlight, Babble Report, Featured, Studio Visit | 0 comments

Check out the shots I took of Martin Wittfooth's studio, freshly published on the Creep Machine. You'll get some details of some of the paintings from his new Empire series, which he'll have on exhibit starting on September 15th at Corey Helford Gallery.

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R.I.P. Dorothea Tanning, Surrealist Darling

Posted by on Feb 12, 2012 in Announcements, Artist Spotlight, Featured | 0 comments

Many of you have already heard about the death of the surrealist darling, Dorothea Tanning. She was a lofty 101 years old when she passed away peacefully in her home in New York City on January 31.

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Babble Report | The Art of Yuri Leonov

Posted by on Feb 2, 2012 in Artist Spotlight, Babble Report, Featured | 0 comments

Yuri Leonov will be showing work in the latest group show that Artillery, the artist collective he belongs to, will have up. This...

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I Fink U Freeky

Posted by on Feb 1, 2012 in Artist Spotlight, Featured | 0 comments

Master of the Grotesque, photographer Roger Ballen, has again collaborated with the South African Die Antwoord in their new video I Fink U...

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Han Hoogerbrugge’s Flash

Posted by on Jan 28, 2012 in Artist Spotlight, Featured | 0 comments

I discovered Han Hoogerbrugge years ago about when Flash software was first becoming popular.  To this day I think that he is the only...

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Babble Report: Teetering Bulb Process Workshop

Posted by on Jan 28, 2012 in Announcements, Artist Spotlight, Babble Report, Featured, Studio Visit | 0 comments

Last week the talented Ms. Zelda Devon of the Teetering Bulb art duo invited me to observe her first process workshop.  I took my camera...

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R.I.P. Eiko Ishioka, Surreal Design Icon

Posted by on Jan 28, 2012 in Announcements, Artist Spotlight, Featured | 0 comments

I’ve just learned from Coilhouse that the iconic Eiko Ishioka, known for her dark, surreal and powerful costume and stage designs,...

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Babble Report | The Soft and Witty Works of Zoe Williams

Posted by on Jan 10, 2012 in Artist Spotlight, Babble Report, Featured | 0 comments

Just a quick and dirty post on the latest shows where you can go see Zoe's artwork. A post on the Creep gets an artist loads of attention and I like to try to help out where I can! I love Zoe's felt sculptures, so I was doubly glad to get this entry up there.

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Babble Report | The Mechanics of Christopher Conte

Posted by on Jan 10, 2012 in Artist Spotlight, Babble Report, Featured | 0 comments

I've spent a lot of time talking with artist Christopher Conte about his work and reasons behind what he makes. There are many aspects of it that tend not to wind up out in the ether that is the internet. He graciously lent me some of his time to answer some questions that I hope you find deepen the meaning of his dark, scifi sculptures.

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Babble Report | David Hochbaum Offering Limited Edition Book Sets

Posted by on Jan 10, 2012 in Artist Spotlight, Babble Report, Featured | 0 comments

New York artist David Hochbaum is selling precious limited edition book sets of his multi-media works and photographs. These three books, signed by the artist, come in a hand-made box with a one-of-a-kind silkscreened print. This is a great opportunity to collect this artist's work for an affordable price.

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Babble Report | The Conjurer: JL Schnabel’s Mystical Collaboration

Posted by on Jan 10, 2012 in Artist Spotlight, Babble Report, Featured | 0 comments

Hi Fructose journalist JL Schnabel collaborated with Paul Romano and photographer Christina Brown to put together a look book for her jewelry line, Blood Milk. Entitled, The Conjurer, it is an impressive work of art on its own.

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Babble Report | Calma’s New Asceticism at Jonathan Levine

Posted by on Jan 10, 2012 in Artist Spotlight, Babble Report, Featured | 0 comments

Brazilian artist Stephan Doitschenoff (aka Calma) recently installed his newest collection of artworks at Jonathan Levine gallery. Just a quick peek here about this extremely worldly artist...more to come in the future!

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Babble Report | Molly Crabapple and the 99%

Posted by on Jan 10, 2012 in Artist Spotlight, Babble Report, Featured | 0 comments

Miz Molly Crabapple is a fancy burlesque delight, but is also politically active as fuck. Living near Wall Street in NYC gave her 24 hour access to Occupy Wall Street. To lend support, she did what she does best: draw. As a continuation of The Creep's initial post on OWS, I published some of what Molly did to support the uprising.

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Babble Report | Travis Louie’s Curious Pets

Posted by on Jan 7, 2012 in Artist Spotlight, Babble Report, Featured | 0 comments

A mini sneak peek into Mr. Louie's latest solo exhibition on the west coast. Opening this weekend!

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Babble Report | Paul Komoda // The Thing Comes to Life

Posted by on Jan 7, 2012 in Artist Spotlight, Babble Report, Featured | 0 comments

The artist talks a bit about his creature concepts for the movie and his experiences working on the movie. Exclusive peeks at the monsters he designed for the film!

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Babble Report | The Indispensable Import of the Cute & Creepy

Posted by on Jan 7, 2012 in Artist Spotlight, Babble Report, Featured | 0 comments

This exhibition of sweet and sticky macabre art represents curator Carrie Ann Baade‘s efforts to act as ambassador between the contemporary grotesque and the academic environment.

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That Which Remains

Posted by on Oct 22, 2011 in Announcements, Art Shows, Artist Spotlight, Featured, Studio Visit, White Rabbit | 0 comments

What remains after all decor is stripped down to our bare bones is what makes us who we are. What happens when we are forced to see this...

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