Our friends over at VNA magazine are celebrating their 10 year anniversary with issue #34 of their quality publication featuring the original queen of graffiti and street art documentation, the legendary Martha Cooper, as a cover artist, and with an in depth interview covering her entire career to date. This issue once also again brings us up and close with the French street art legend that is Invader, this time describing some of the most important points in his artistic history for their Diggin in the Crates feature. Speaking of legends, the […]
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This Saturday night (6-9 pm), VNA Magazine will be holding a release party at Thinkspace for the limited edition boxset for issue #32 with the cover going to Audrey Kawasaki (interviewed). Each screen-printed set comes complete with a screen-printed sleeve, enamel badge and signed mini giclée print. Stamped and numbered in an edition of 150, these will be offered at the Culver City showspace at the event but also some will be held back for an online drop at a later date. Discuss Audrey Kawasaki here.
Recently, our friends at VNA Magazine just released issue #32 with the cover going to Audrey Kawasaki (interviewed). Along with a feature on her, other artists included are Jeff Soto, Ella & Pitr, Fintan Magee, Askew, Mr Penfold, Steph Morris, Natalia Rak, and Sandra Chevrier. Head over here to purchase a copy for yourself if you are interested. Discuss Audrey Kawasaki here.
VNA Magazine is proudly introducing their landmark issue #30 featuring a true godfather of graffiti, Futura, as their cover artist. Aside from giving a nice overview on his work from the Futura2000 days and beyond, including a conversation about the stratospheric highs and crushing lows of his dramatic life and career, the limited edition box set includes a couple of nice goodies for his fans. Created in collaboration with their friends at White Duck Screen Print, each box set features Futura’s artwork screen-printed on the box and magazine […]
VNA Magazine just announced the release info about their newest issue #29. With Cleon Petersen as their cover artist, they picked his hometown of LA to celebrate the launch. The event will be held at Subliminal Projects, this Valentines Day, Saturday Feb. 14th, between 6-9pm. This issue features an extensive report on Peterson and his violently bacchanalian work that echoes the brutality he sees in society. Other articles include a look into work of legendary street photographer, Ricky Powell and the co-founder of Alife clothing turned book designer, Tony Arcabascio, a peek at the nature-loving Jessica Albarn […]
Tireless crew behind the VNA magazine, recently rounded up another issue packed with the freshest and most important urban and street art from around the world. Issue #28 cover artist is Mike Giant with his monochrome illustrations and tattoo-inspired scribblings. The mag also took a look at Insa’s career to date, from his childhood bedroom posters to his very latest app release – a, ‘GIF-ITI’. Other headlines include a world first interview with the entire Da Mental Vaporz crew, legendary French graffiti crew. They gathered Bom.k, Blo, Brusk, Dran, […]
VNA magazine just revealed the contents and the look of the limited edition of their newest issue #27 that will be available tonight at the official release party @ StolenSpace in London. With Aryz as their cover artist, the magazine released 3 different covers – regular, subscription and the limited one. The limited edition comes packed in a screen printed box, has a screen printed cover, and includes some neat Aryz stickers. Aside from a great feature about the Spanish street aritst, the current issue also brings reports, stories and interviews with Kozyndan, […]
During January, our friends at Very Near Almost (VNA) invited us to come along on a visit to Swoon (interviewed) Brooklyn studio while they conducted an intimate photo shoot for their 25th issue. Swoon and her crew graciously opened up their sun-drenched Red Hook space and allowed us to watch them work on some upcoming projects. Typically, Swoon’s creative process involves a multitude of techniques, from hand cut lino blocks to drawings, delicate hand cut patterns to intricately sown finishings. There isn’t a detail that isn’t […]
VNA’s Issue 23 is set for release and they will be celebrating in style with two release parties. Featuring Faile (featured) as their cover artist, the magazine will be available in New York at Reed Space (July 31st, 6-9 pm) and in London at Lazarides Rathbone (August 8th, 6-9pm), including limited edition hand screen printed cover versions (seen above, USD$60). Other artists seen in this issue include Morning Breath, Prefab77, Agostino Iacurci, Eelus, Hedof, Michael Sieben, Days, Peque, Vibes, and more. Those who can’t make the events […]
Our friends at team VNA are at it again! Now onto issue 22 and hot off the presses featuring Vhils (filmed) on the cover, along with some favourites of ours between the sheets such as AJ Fosik, Blaine Fontana, Cranio, Husk Mit Navn and Moneyless as VNA continues to spread it’s wings further afield than the graffiti and street art base it started out with. Also, it looks like the VNA crew are moving HQ in the near future as well, so peep their store for some […]