A glaringly awesome cover by Japanese art iconKeiichi Tanaami. Tanaami’s history and story is amazing, and the result of which is a unique eye-splitting body of work we’re happy to bring to you in print.
PlusRiikka Hyvönen’s “Derby Kisses”,Tip Toland’s meaningful hyper-real sculptures, Yellena James’ beautiful painted floral explosions,Mark Ryden’s latest show Dodecahedron, and the mighty ink pen ofKim Jung Gi. We follow this with extensive features onEric White’s paintings of a Hollywood gone bizarro,Chris Mars’ frighteningly beautiful world, Yoshitoshi Kanemaki’s amazing multi-expressional sculptures, and painterMargaret Bowland’s immersive work about power and identity. Also in this issue, punk rock historian and RE/Search founder V.Vale delves into the new photography book Shot in the Dark: Collected Photography byDavid Arnoff plus much more!