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Giant Among Men

Shepard Fairey has a posse

Arts Valve Like many artists before him, Shepard Fairey owes his success to a 7-foot-4 1980s pro wrestler.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 Enrique Limón

Lens Crafter

Re-energized, famed photographer Annie Leibovitz looks ahead

Arts Valve “I can take any questions, just don’t ask me who the fathers of my children are,” a frank Annie Leibovitz tells a packed house at the Lensic during her recent visit to town.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 Enrique Limón

Oma Goodness!

Anand Naren-Oma is his name, garden phalluses are his game

Arts Valve Held every Sunday inside the Farmers Market Pavilion, the Railyard Artisan Market is the go-to place for cutesy aprons, rooster-emblazoned prayer flags and peacock feather “medicinal” fans.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 Enrique Limón

The Elephant Man

One photog’s muse weighs five tons and wears baggy pants

Arts Valve An intoxicating scent of rose incense fills the air in Will Buckley’s ArtServices Gallery. The scent is fitting, given he’s busy installing his latest photography exhibit.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 Enrique Limón

Brush With Fame

Airbrush artist is out to redefine Southwestern art

Arts Valve Leading the way into his home studio off Agua Fria Street, it’s clear that Grant Kosh marches to the beat of his own drum—or in this case ghetto blaster, complete with some vintage Cypress Hill tunes.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 Enrique Limón

Vending Friend Request

Art lovers, meet your new best bud

Arts Valve Leading the way to the living room of her Sunlit Hills home, Victoria Brown is positively giddy. “Here she is,” she says, like a proud mom opening her brag book. “She” is a newly minted art dispenser ma...

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Enrique Limón

Mother Hugger

How one local author has a grip on the self-help market

Arts Valve It’s a nippy January morning and Elizabeth Gaylynn Baker, Jack of many trades, is standing by the Plaza obelisk giving away free hugs.She’s accompanied by a man wielding a sign advertising the offer and a...

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 Enrique Limón

Let It Snow (VIDEO)

With Snow Poems Project, the writing’s on the window

Arts Valve Edie Tsong appears to be a little frantic as she spreads out 10-inch-tall cutout letters transported inside an SFR back issue. The clock is ticking, and she has less than two hours to use them to stencil a po...

Tuesday, January 1, 2013 Enrique Limón

Ghost of Arts Valve Past

Revisiting some of this series’ memorable subjects

Arts Valve Being an art and culture authority (in a city that lives and breathes it) is no easy task. Especially when my personal definition of art goes far beyond a painting hung on a perfectly lit wall, or a poignant ...

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 Enrique Limón

Are Curators on the Verge of Extinction?

Trend suggests they might be going the way of the dodo

Arts Valve Organizing your junk drawer? No, you’re curating your expendables. Planning a kiddie party? Nope, you’re curating it—that clown ain’t gonna hire itself. The term “curator” is so overused these day...

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 Enrique Limón
 
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