Sorry it’s been so long since I posted a blog. Since I got back from Albuquerque I’ve been busy drawing. Drawing, drawing, drawing. And reading. I don’t have a television, so I read. I read for an hour or two just about every day. This is a sample of what I’ve been reading and looking at lately.
Starting from the upper left corner:
“But Little Dust” by Padmasuri – Great book about Buddhism in action in India.
Juice magazine #55 – Great interview with Tony Alva by Jay Adams.
Juice magazine #58 – More great interviews with Tony Hawk and Danny Way.
Purple magazine spring/summer 2011 – My favorite fashion magazine. Particularly liked the interview with Isabelle Graw.
Acclaim magazine #23 – The NY issue featuring great interviews with Futura, Wes Lang and Ricky Powell.
Abitare magazine #511 – Awesome article about Zaha Hadid, one of my favorite architects.
Tattoo Artist magazine #25 – Great interview with Jack Rudy.
Pedal Speed #10 – Awesome coverage of the 2011 North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Austin, TX.
Gap Press magazine #25 – Covers the 2011 Haute Couture collections. I love Alexandre Vauthier’s collection the most.
Juxtapoz #127 – Great photos by KR! They really bring back some great memories.
Tattoo Artist magazine #24 – Great interview with my friend Jason Kundell.
Juice magazine #65 – Loved the interviews with Aaron Murray and Andy Roy. They’re legends in my book.
“Marijuana in Magic and Religion” – An awesome book my sister gave me. Thanks, sis.
“I Love My Bike” by Matthew Finkle and Brittain Sullivan – I’m in this one! Stoked.
“Neu Sex” by Sasha Grey – I really like Sasha. I think she’s on point.
“Cholo Writing: Latino Gang Graffiti in Los Angeles” by Francois Chastanet – A definitive photo collection.
“One Hundred Years of Menswear” by Cally Blackman – I love mens fashion from 1900-1920!
“Street Play” by Martha Cooper – Kids playing in NYC in the 1970s. Awesome.
“X’ed Out” by Charles Burns – I got the special edition written out in a dream language. Trippy!
And two books that didn’t make it in the photo:
“If There Is Something to Desire” by Vera Pavlova – Awesome poetry. Highly recommended.
“No One Belongs Here More Than You” by Miranda July – I loved this one so much I’m going to read it again.
Back to the drawings…