San Francisco based Alex Cornell has a track record of pursued professions that makes most feel like underachievers; he is a graphic designer, musician, and dabbles in photography. These collection of posters are reminiscent of 40′s atomic bomb informational posters with a hint of contemporary influence. His organization of graphic elements is very clean and eye pleasing.
Sonya Derman is an artist and illustrator making her way in San Francisco. Her brush is unwavering and filled with anointed colors that cue the subject matter to an extremely beautiful place. Working with a very specific tone, Sonya’s work eschews the natural for a slight tilt; and it looks terrific.
She also recently produced a ‘zine that is available for only $4.
Taravat Talepasand’s work is anything but subtle. As a dual citizen between Iran and the US, Talepasand work deals with both contemporary and traditional issues of both nations. Talepasand work puts symbolic and iconic images in new contexts, forcing you to view them in a new ways. “I had my own way of depicting things,” she explains. “I wanted to work on my own terms.” Beautiful and thought provoking. If you like what you see, Talepasand’s work will be featured in Beautiful/Decay’s upcoming issue! Subscribe today to view more works by her, as well as other great artists!
Above is an international street artist who is widely known for his social and political stencils, wooden “arrow mobile” installations, and witty word play paintings. His work has been seen all over Europe and the US.
Jason Jagel‘s solo, (I’ll Fly) Into Your Heart, opens tonight in San Francisco at the FIFTY24SF Gallery.
Kristin Farr, writer and artist, is having her inaugural show, opening tonight at Kokoro Studio in San Francisco.
23 year old artist Matthew Palladino has been getting a good amount of press, from his show at Park Life to his interview on Fecal Face, and it’s really no surprise because his pieces are conceptually unique and universally beautiful. I’m intrigued by the subjects of his paintings and sometimes titles of his work, for instance, the painting above is titled “Lesbian Jail Wedding”.