A little over a year ago I had a dual art show with photographer Foster Huntington for Impossible Polaroid Film in New York City. On opening night I wanted to introduce myself but couldn’t find him. I asked the event staff if he was coming and they replied he was “out on the road somewhere having an adventure’. Foster had ditched his New York design job, bought a WV van, and went Read More
We all know and love The Beatles, but do you know the story of The Beatles before they were THE Beatles? Backbeat the musical recently made its US debut at The Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles and I had the lovely privilege of attending a showing before the opening (thank you Center Theatre Group!). Backbeat is the story of the world’s most famous band before they hit the big time. You know John, Paul, George, and Ringo, but before there were 4, there was Read More
I recently attended a party at Project One Gallery in San Francisco where René Garcia Jr.’s art is displayed. I found myself much more captured by his work than the party itself. His larger-than-life images, mostly made out of glitter, are immensely colorful and imaginative. Several of his works are retrospective images from the media: a Bond girl, a storm trooper, Marylin Monroe, Johnny Cash. But they are also nostalgic: family days at the beach, the park, a day at the races. His talents expand further from his popular glitter paintings, but to Read More
After recently featuring Joey L’s work on YM&C, we were able to get an exclusive interview with him about his photographic adventures and his creative process. His answers were filled with the insight and he even shared some advice for aspiring photographers. It’s hard to hear his story and not feel inspired. Joey’s hard work, beautiful technique, and an unwavering sense of wanderlust are a recipe for magic.
If you haven’t heard of Ukrainian photographer Oleg Oprisco, then today is the perfect day to discover his work! And, if you already know him and love what he does (how could you not?) then here’s a treat for you: Oleg Oprisco has done an exclusive Q&A for You (yes, you!), Me and Charlie. Are you ready to explore his whimsical world? Read More