Posts for ‘Art’

I’m always Right (Sided): First Edition.

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

I’m always Right (Sided) Bi-weekly/First Edition. By Independent Ink Artists Prof. Lauren & Joseph Baker “If you’d have half a brain, you might get somewhere in life.” A phrase that I’ve heard more times than I can remember. The fact is, I do have half a brain. That’s right, only half. The good half - the right half. Good old 1 ½ pounds situated on the right side of my skull, filled with spaced out thoughts and visuals of the unimaginable philosophies and dreams - unfathomable even to myself at times. The right side of the brain is responsible for the music we’re so passionate about, the ink in our skin, and our favorite movies. Needless to say, the “right ...

Into The Mind of Stephen Tompkins

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Stephen TompkinsStephen Tompkins For our readers who may be hiding under an artistic rock, how would you answer, “Who is Stephen Tompkins?”, in a paragraph or less? Hey. Come out from under that rock. My name is Stephen Tompkins. I create. How would you best describe your style of art? Cartoon limbo, cartoon explosions, complex synchronic visceral experience. Eye candy. Explain your philosophy behind creating multiplicities. In a very brief nutshell...and I promise this is the longest answer of the interview...I don’t like the idea of just creating a static subject or presence. Right now I'm focused on the way absence and negative aspects of spatial arrangements as well as multiple partialities ...