Hannah Kate Absalom’s Theology of the Macabre
In the second installment of her series of Glasgow art, managing editor Emma Riva interviews painter and printmaker Hannah Kate Absalom whose art pairs the uncanny with the holy. Absalom’s debut solo show opens Aug 24, so now is the perfect time to get to know her work.
Doodles & Emotions: Daphney Estrada
T.K. interviews up-and-coming artist Daphney Estrada about finding her style, the anxieties of painting in front an audience, and developing your passion organically.
Show Review: Chunbum Park – The Expression of Onnagata
A review of painter, photographer, and designer Chunbum Park’s solo show “The Expression of Onnagata – Fluidity and Timelessness” at One At Space, which explores their femininity and gender fluidity in a way that highlights the nuances of beauty.
Modern Day Frescoes with Amaury Dubois
French multimedia artist Amaury Dubois repurposes the ancient art form of frescoes to make meaning in the modern world with his unique “curvism” style. UP’s managing editor and resident francophone Emma Riva spoke to Dubois about his process and what it’s like to paint in sacred spaces.
Mesmerizing Gaze: EyeAntic
The illusive artist Eyeantic reveal’s her creative origins, discussing with UP the nuances between fine art and graffiti, and the power of twin flames.
Los Bravu’s Happiness Renaissance
Inspired by the eternal Renaissance, Las Bravu creations bring humans to a central spot and represent the ruins of culture and the misery of a civilization incapable of focus and surrounded by constant inputs. However, there is always room for hope. At the end of the day, Los Bravu are here to remember us why being happy and expressing it through art is now more relevant than ever.
Order and Chaos: Q&A with Dean Pagano
Get to know painter and musician Dean Pagano and hear about why his debut solo show at Sour Mouse this Wednesday is one not to miss.
Stickermaul on How to See a City Differently
In her final interview with iconic New York sticker artists, Maddie Katz sits down with Stickermaul to talk about keeping things in perspective and using humor and magazine clippings to stay positive in a changing city.
Artists FoodBabySoul and Sizani Baloyi Promote DIY Street Cleaning Through New Program
Help a Bushwick street artist clean the streets, and win a print from a self-taught, up-and-coming South African printmaker.
Anthony Garcia, Sr & Birdseed Collective: Fine Arts to Build Community
Anthony Garcia, Sr is a multitalented fine artist and community advocate whose organization Birdseed Collective brings art and wellness to underserved groups. In the penultimate art three of UP’s Denver art series, listen to Anthony deconstruct his process and the ways that historically economic disenfranchisement blocks access to art.