Interview: Chris Burkard

The self-taught, globe-trotting photographer on his wild adventures and spending the night in a Russian jail

Photography is among the most competitive creative fields. With the advent of accessible digital SLR cameras and numerous social sharing outlets, it’s harder than ever to wade through what’s good to find what’s great. Based in a small town on the central California coast near his childhood home, Chris Burkard is among the most successful young photographers and perhaps one of the most unlikely. Completely …

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In a new exhibition, Jasper de Beijer draws inspiration from the color and violence of the Mexican drug conflict


 With a meticulously detailed look that’s far from realistic, Dutch artist Jasper de Beijer returns with a series of new work inspired by Mexico’s notoriously violent drug trade. Following months spent on location researching the history of the conflict and its representation in popular media, de Beijer set to work constructing scenes that embody the drug war. Opening tonight at the Asya Geisberg Gallery …