Heather Morgan interviews the painter John Mitchell. Studio photographs by Violet Shuraka. John Mitchell is a painter in what is today considered “the traditional mold”— undergraduate at Chicago Art Institute and graduate study at Yale. We worked in studios just down the hall from one another 18 years ago at Yale. Today I am […]
Cheap & Plastique Issue 12
Issue 12 of Cheap & Plastique is now available, in it’s entirety, on Issuu. If you like pretending to flip through a magazine on thee internet do please have a look, plenty of things to entertain your eyeballs in this issue! CLICK HERE to be magically transported to Issuu land.
Studio Visit with Jesse McCloskey
Jesse in his Bushwick, Brooklyn studio. Cheap & Plastique’s Heather Morgan interviews Brooklyn-based artist Jesse McCloskey for issue #12. Portraits and studio shots by Violet Shuraka. All artwork ©Jesse McCloskey. See more of Jesse’s work here. Various works in studio C & P: You live and work in Brooklyn, NYC. How long have you been […]
Heather Morgan at Select Art Fair / Art Basel Miami
If you are in Miami for Art Basel be sure to visit the Brooklyn artiste/painter Heather Morgan at the Select Art Fair (booth C-9), at 72nd and Collins. Heather and I had a photo shoot in her Greenpoint, Brooklyn studio the day before she left for Miami. Enjoy. See more of Heather’s work here. Photography […]
Windish Michel Rites of Spring Fête tonight
Windish Michel ^^ Rites of Spring Fête Friday, April 26, 2013, 7 – 10 PM A Live fashion presentation with Raul de Nieves Alta Finn Bunny Lampert And a soundtrack provided by: DJ SSION and DJ Alix Brown At Over the Eight 594 Union Ave., Brooklyn, NY Facebook invite with more details here. Cameron Michel […]
the past 2 years of my life as told by Instagram
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Kent Ave., Williamsburg, 2007
the new decadence
Fushimi: A Cheap & Plastique wet dream I have walked by the spot where Fushimi is now open for business many times over the past few months (and hundreds of times over the past 7+ years; pre-Fushimi, pre-condo, when Driggs was desolate and one of the grittier streets of the hood) as the restaurant was […]
Battles with Gary Numan, My Machines
monster island block party!!!
So this afternoon is the last ever Monster Island Block Party. In less than a month the lovely MI building will be but a pile of rubble. A Maya Hayuk mural outside of Live With Animals Gallery on the MI building