Interview: Jon M Gibson of iam8bit Gallery

Co-owner of the LA space talks about "Everybody's a Somebody," an exhibition that celebrates Mr. Men and Little Miss

In 1971, a little question led to a big idea. When Roger Hargreaves‘ six-year-old son asked him what a tickle looked like, Hargreaves was inspired to create a yellow Mr. Tickle character with long arms, a small blue bowler hat and a giant white toothy smile. Later that year Hargreaves published his first set of Mr. Men books featuring Mr. Tickle, Mr. Greedy, Mr. Nosey, …

“Earth, Wind and Fire” by Francesco Vezzola

The Italian fashion photographer diverges from his roots for his first solo show on nature and man

by Ike Onyewuenyi Fashion portraiture in the vein of street style has typified Francesco Vezzola‘s creative oeuvre for the last five years, with his PIMPUMPAM work being coveted by the likes of Vogue Italia, Marie Claire, and L’Officiel Russia, just to name a few. However, with”Earth, Wind and Fire,” Vezzola’s first solo exhibit, the Italian photographer took a somewhat Elysian departure from fashion to reflect …

ARTLANTIC: Atlantic City’s Public Art Spaces

A park, a playground and outdoor exhibition on Jersey's casino island

A city forever changing, dotted with many historic attributes: A resort location starting in the mid-1850s near enough to New York City and Philadelphia, the longest continuous boardwalk in the world, the East Coast’s original gambling capital, further popularized by television culture. Of all that it can boast about, Atlantic City, New Jersey has generally been lacking one type of scene—the arts. In an effort …