Reckin Crew's head honcho Cedric Grandberry Jr. is taking a new step of his own as a business man and creative director.
My friend, Nia Aziz and I had the pleasure of getting to know Cedric and how he runs his own clothing line, Reckin Crew. Considered more than just an Odd Future kid, Cedric has big plans as an artist.
Full interview below...
We're super excited to announce our summer pop-up shop and gallery show!
Victory Press x Ours Gallery Summer Pop-Up Shop at Space 15 Twenty
From June 6th - July 27th
Please stay tuned for more details and event listings to come!
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Designer Jessica Humphrey and artist Jonathan Cammisa collaborate to create Victory Press, a collection of men's inner-city outdoors wear. Driven to fill a void in the outdoors market, Victory Press offers clothing with a modern approach that is also built to withstand the elements. Designed in Vinegar Hill, manufactured in New York City; the clothing is an homage to it’s environment.
Drawing inspiration from post modern art, prints and silhouettes of 80s skate and surf culture and the functionality, integrity and ideology of 90s outdoors wear, VP’s debut collection includes color block feather wale corduroy buttons downs, pleated front denim trousers, batik print short sleeve shirts, graphic tees, cotton nylon utility jackets, camper hats and waterproof nylon anoraks.
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"At OURS- We recognize our audience is broader and more diverse than what current stereotypes and cliches might limit. Through a distinct cross-section of art, music, and thoughtful design, we hope to build something unique with its perspective clearly defined... something that can remain our own.
OURS- Is designed in the United States, and made here when applicable. Currently based in Los Angeles, we're constantly on the road shooting, drawing, surfing, and traveling alongside everyone who can't stand the thought of being stationary for too long. The passion for being active outdoors, accompanied with the ability to feel and look nice, is what drives OURS. - We hope that you enjoy."
"Don't worry, be mellow." - Ty Williams
Jang Koal is a Korean painter, illustrator, artist.
When I first saw the works of Jang Koal I was struck by her strong graphic sensibility and the forceful strength of her work reaching out and drawing one into her unique hallucinatory vision of the world. Her balloon-headed girls with dilated eyes and wet seaweed-like hair seem to be filled to almost bursting with fiery visions that cannot be expressed or understood. The artist herself is an extension of her work with her always slightly sad-looking doll-like face. I feel in her works a sensitivity towards the world, a kind of ennui and isolation but also a fierce energy of expression. These yin and yang elements combined with her super impressive taste and eye make her an artist I am excited to keep watching and am so happy to have in this show.
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In yet another one of Gabriel Reyes-Whittaker's guises, he as Frankie Reyes gives you four studies in synthesizing the ancestral with the technological in this very limited edition 7" vinyl release. Each record jacket has been hand-stamped by the artist.
Here's a preview of the Frankie Reyes Technoindigenous Studies EP No. 1
Pre-order the album here.
#MEMYSELFIEANDI Art Show Curated by Esther Kim
Plus a pop-up shop featuring Little Sunny Bite
Opens Friday, May 23rd 7-10 pm
Featuring works by:
Esther Kim is an illustrator. She was born in Los Angeles and spent her teenage years in Tokyo. Both cities have been very influential to the development of her aesthetic. Her illustrations have an exuberantly girly style with a keen eye for trends. She has created work for Anna Sui, Nylon (Japan, Korea and US), Ellegirl Korea, Isetan, Kid Robot, Nasty Gal, Nissen and Urban Outfitters, among others.
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Space 15 Twenty
1520 N. Cahuenga Blvd.
Los Angeles 90028
Cleveland based, DELOFI has a new release titled CLOAK and is now available via Bandcamp.
A tribute mix by self-titled magazine to the Chicago footwork and juke pioneer, DJ Rashad.