We talk about Unurth a lot here on Vandalog and highly recommend it to all our readers for Sebastian’s great curation of street art and public interventions by our favorite artists. Now, in addition to visiting the site, you can receive daily email updates in your inbox. All you need to do is hit “subscribe by email” on the Unurth homepage! I was very excited when I got my first email this morning (it featured Bumblebee and Saber). I suggest you go do it now so you never miss out on the latest posts (which sometimes happens to me when I’m traveling or super busy). And remember, you can see highlights from Unurth every month in The Art Street Journal.
The first issue of The Art Street Journal 2010 is out! Inside, amongst other things, you’ll find reviews on some of the best shows from December (like Grifters at Lazarides) and previews of some of the ones we’re most excited about in January (like A Cry For Help at Thinkspace). There are a lot of interviews in this issue, too – Martha Cooper, Mark Jenkins (who’s showing here at Carmichael Gallery with Aakash Nihalani in January) Stephan Doitschinoff and Zezao.
This month’s Unurth page is very cool (I love that this page enables us to fit so many different artists into the paper – it really is hard to include everything you want to cover in sixteen pages and Sebastian does a fantastic job of highlighting the best on the street), plus we’ve finally started the tasj bookshelf page. Each month, this page will feature a selection of the best publications out there (RJ’s The Thousands: Painting Outside, Breaking In makes it in first time, of course, as does Issue 10 of Very Nearly Almost).
As always, tasj is free and we’ll deliver it anywhere in the world. You can get it here.
This is a guest post by sebastian from unurth
The street art I most enjoy posting on unurth is by those artists that haven’t broken into the mainstream yet, so when RJ asked me to do a guest post on Vandalog, I thought I’d post about some great emerging artists from here in LA. No Brainwash or Fairey here, but some great, fresh stuff.
Bumblebee, who is probably best known for these hives in abandoned phone boxes
Phil Lumbang, who works for Shepard Fairey’s design firm during the day, does wonderful ‘polite bears’
(photo by Orrin Anderson)
K74 plays with a bunch of styles, but this is one of my favourites –
‘Moses bringin’ the noise’
Zoso (aka Zoso1) usually creates wonderful characters that are not of this world
ABCNT works with the Restitution Press crew, usually pasting his signature masked man
Shark Toof is pasting bigger and bigger sharks, often on complex, textured backgrounds
These are just a selection of the current scene in LA… sorry to those artists I didn’t include! You can keep up with these artists and others on unurth.
Thanks to RJ for letting me do a guest post on the great Vandalog; he’s going to do a guest post on unurth soon.
photos by the artists, or unurth