London’s Frieze Art Fair with Clay Ketter

A tour of the show, complete with insights from one of our favorite artists

This year Cool Hunting was fortunate enough to have the artist Clay Ketter as our companion at London’s Frieze Art Fair. Ketter is well known for his post-minimalist work that questions our relationship with everyday domestic objects through construction and fabrication techniques, and we have been fans of his for some time. His photo series “Gulf Coast Slabs“—which documented the destruction of homes after Hurricane …

Interview: Eric Yahnker

The LA-based artist on his satirical work, his philosophy and what it's like to kiss a skeleton

Los Angeles-based artist and former South Park animator Eric Yahnker is known for his highly skilled, large-scale drawings that use humor as a platform for his social and political views. In his current exhibition—called “Ebony & Benghazi“—currently on display at Ambach and Rice, Yahnker continues his satirical commentary on Western culture. CH took advantage of the rare opportunity to bring out some coveted original Polaroid …

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, …