Interview: Artist Hebru Brantley on the Opening of Chicago’s Nevermore Park

Part art exhibition, part theater, the project aims to represent and attract people who rarely visit galleries

Hebru Brantley‘s work spans various mediums. His iconographic style centers on two characters: Flyboy and Lil Mama. He’ll plaster them as massive murals on the sides of buildings, paint them on canvas, collaborate on sculptures of them, and more. In the sub-10 years of their existence, Flyboy and Lil Mama have gone from imaginary friends of his to internationally recognized heroes. Brantley has also done …

Mike Kelley’s Superman-Inspired Artworks at Hauser & Wirth

The most comprehensive survey of Kelley’s “Kandors” pieces ever, on display now in LA

by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick Late Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley is still very busy. His sudden passing in 2012 shocked the Southern California art community as they shifted from his being an artist in-the-making to one whose work would be memorialized, to play on as an ongoing reflection of a life lived in dialogue with all sorts of artistic consumption, disciplines and creation. Kelley was …