The Adidas show celebrating 15 years of Mark Gonzales launched last week and is up until June 2nd at HVW8 gallery. Artwork from the Gonz and iconic images documenting the past 15 years from Gabe Morford, Joe Brook, Skin Phillips, Brian Gaberman, Benjamin Deberdt, and Sem Rubio. The event draw a solid turnout
Since MC set up shop here in the USA we’ve shared a space with the good people at THIS gallery LA. Tomorrow night is their final show and it’s going to be a big one. I’m not even going to pick names…. Just look at the list of the gallery’s incredibly talented friends who’ll be exhibiting and if your in the area, do what you can to get there. Goodbye THIS (for now) and goodbye 9506 N Figueroa
“It’s not about being the best, it’s about being yourself and doing the best you can do. You know? Its not a competition its just expression.” Randy Randall
Want some of these before they are even released? We have a bunch of kicks from Volcom's new shoe range to give away. Snap a photo of your current fucked-out and totally busted shoes and tag @monsterchildren @volcom #volcomfootwear and your in. Winners picked Monday..
Alex Knost, Ellis Ericson & Ford Archbold just spent some time in Central America and this is the first of four clips RVCA are releasing from the trip. After you watch this one 50 times, check back next Monday for the second.
After a Portland stop last week, Semi Permanent is heading to LA and more speakers have been announced including Floria Sigimondi, Jeffrey Deitch, Quentin Jones, Gia Coppola Aaron Rose and Kahlil Joseph. See the full list of speakers and get your tickets here
Kenny Scharf just opened an 8 foot installation of one of his well known characters, Squirtz, at the Standard Hotel High Line in NYC. Read an interview with Kenny and check out the installation on Standard Culture
The brand breathing life into camping and inspiring a whole new gereation of urban outdoorsman, POLER, are launching their first retail store in Portland this Saturday. If your in town make sure you head over. You can pick up a Wunder Bundler and if UPS does their job, stuff it with a copy of MC issue #38
In issue #38 of Monster Children we feature District Millworks in the Handmade department. These guys have a hell of a story and in addition to creating some of the finest furniture you'll find, make bespoke skateboards on some iconic skateboard presses they saved from an unthinkable fate. Check it out. Thanks to Jeremy fro District and Tyler Quinn for the fine video work.