Dennis Gordon

I’ve been drawn to abandoned buildings all my life. When I was a boy, the allure was breaking into forbidden places without getting caught, the adventure of making new discoveries. Later, when I became a firefighter in 197...

Gretchen Faust

Gretchen Faust is an artist and performer. She’s had multiple solo exhibitions at the Pat Hearn Gal- lery in NYC and Greengrassi in London, where she is currently represented. She has performed at the Franklin Furnace and ...

Stephen Lack

Expressionist, impressionist, symbolist. Pop imbued with guilt, political outrage, occasional indignation, existential disconnection and an overriding sense of loss. These works celebrate where I have been with tenderness, s...

Evelyn Bencicova

Natalia Evelyn Bencicova is a 21-year-old visual artist exploring mixed media and photography. She grew up in Bratislava, Slovakia and currently lives in Berlin. She began taking digital photographs two years ago. Here's wha...

Chris Bava

Click any image to launch the full-size slide show. Arriving in Tijuana after over a decade of heroin abuse in a past life, I felt the garish lights of Tijuana’s zona de tolerancia, or North Zone, beckoning. I was f...

Charles Gatewood

In early 1972, I spent a week with William Burroughs in London, photographing a cover story for Rolling Stone. Burroughs' radical ideas about power, control, and money touched me deeply. When I returned to New York, I bega...

Peter Shear

What really sends me is artwork containing a spaciousness of address which allows for our looking to become consuming and urgent. In these moments the relationship between object and audience can be truly generative, a p...

James Romberger

Noted painter, comic book artist and writer James Romberger provided the back cover for Sensitive Skin #9, a one-pager entitled "August 1977," more proof that things go around in circles when you drink too much...

Justine Frischmann

"Claritas," a new painting by Justine Frischmann, oil and acrylic on panel, 2012.

Hal Hirshorn

Hal Hirshorn makes 21st century photographs using 19th century materials and methods. Specifically, salt prints, a technique invented by William Henry Fox Talbot in 1841. The intention however is not to recreate period facsi...

R. Crumb

Shortly before his death, Philip K. Dick has what can only be described as a religious experience, which he described in, among other places, his novel Valis. In Weirdo #17, R. Crumb adapted Dick's story. Click the image ...

Ruby Ray

In the 1980s, through the early ’90s, I spent an awful lot of time travelling. Or maybe not travelling so much as running away. I was running away from this guy, this crazy guy who wanted to kill me. Finally, I realize...