(Photographs by Shaun Roberts)
San Francisco artist Lucien Shapiro (Featured on Supersonic) creates his work by using found material which evolves into artworks such as contemporary tribal masks (such as a recent mask made entirely out of marijuana) or ornate street weaponry. The resulting body of work is an intelligent thesis on current sociology as well as adding to the age-old saying “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” Lucien’s sculptures are created piece by piece in his San Francisco studio which Supersonic photographer Shaun Roberts was able to recently visit:
On display starting this Friday, March 7th at Loakal Art Gallery in Oakland, California is Sam Grant’s “Double Vision" which features new and old work by the Bay Area artist. Continue reading to see an extended preview of Sam’s work for the show:
Artists Brett Amory and Derek Weisberg teamed up with photographer Shaun Roberts to create a one of a kind sculpture and limited edition print known as “Conversatin’.” Derek sculpted the anonymous figure from photographs of people in Washington Square NYC, Brett painted the sculpture and Shaun Roberts documented the entire process. The resulting sculpture is available for purchase as well as limited edition prints of one of Roberts’s photos of the piece.
San Francisco photographer Megan Cerminaro has a solo show for her multi-media project entitled “STANDBY” opening Saturday, February 1st at Ramon’s Tailor in San Francisco. Megan calls the show “the obsessive urge to document life’s moments and what happens to such a collection of memories in the following years.” Check out some stills from the show below:
Photographs by Laura Austin:
IN THE STORE