Posts Tagged ‘last word’
Best Coast
Best Coast

Bethany Cosentino, along with Bobb Bruno, writes and performs music under the name Best Coast. The Only Place–the duo’s Jon Brion-produced follow up to their breakout debut Crazy for You–dropped in May, 2012. Cosentino’s Capsule Collection recently landed at Urban Outfitters and Best Coast just wrapped a West Coast leg of its North American tour. […]

Rich Brilliant Willing
Rich Brilliant Willing

The lighting and furniture design studio Rich Brilliant Willing was founded in 2009 by RISD grads Theo Richardson, Charles Brill and Alexander Williams.  In commissions for Artecnica, Urban Outfitters, Roll & Hill, Areaware, Partners & Spade, Swarovski, and Innermost, RBW has offered an aesthetic that is cleanly modern and elegant, while young and fun. SOMA […]

LAST WORD
LAST WORD
LAST WORD: XVALA
LAST WORD: XVALA

XVALA is a guerilla artist — taking to the streets (or, more specifically, dumpsters) to create art that serves as social commentary upon the imminent threat that the internet poses today. The second to adopt the anonymous brand name, this particular XVALA (not Jeff Hamilton, the creator of the title) takes the practical joke avenue […]

Larry Clark
Larry Clark

Offering sights of teenage sex, drug-use and violence sans artifice, photographer/director Larry Clark’s provocative vision of young adulthood has transformed contemporary cinema since his groundbreaking Tulsa and heart-wrenching Kids. Clark’s works portray youth in such a frank manner that they often embody a surreal, absurdist quality. Controversial and influential, his brutal phantasms of ecstasy and […]

Last Word
Last Word

Credit is not always appropriately allotted, but Tom Verlaine’s seminal New York band Television literally founded the CBGB’s punk scene. Initially playing cool virtuoso to Richard Hell’s gutter poet, the revered guitarist went on to craft an enigmatic solo career which included work with Jeff Buckley. His anxious vocal delivery and frenetic guitar style have […]

Last Word: Stephen Elliott
Last Word: Stephen Elliott

Text by Patrick Knowles There are few things in this world more painstakingly tedious than covering a political campaign and more than a few accounts of political junkies overdosing in the shadows of the muck raking machine. When acclaimed Chicago-born author, Stephen Elliott set out to follow the Red and Blue dust trails in 2004, […]


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