Re-Introducing You To Sirron Norris
Few artists within San Francisco have become a permanent fixture here and Sirron Norris is one of them. His blue cartoon bears are hard to miss in The Mission but you’ll also find his work scattered around the city. The relatable and sweet disposition of Sirron Norris’ dynamic bears will
Ursula X. Young is Uplifting Other Women Artists in the Bay Area and Beyond
Historically, the art industry has valued the work of women artists less than that of male artists, despite being the subject matter of most work. Today, women artists are working to lift each other up. In an effort to inspire younger aspiring artists during Women’s History Month, I wanted to
The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!
Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the
Legend Mike Park on the Past & Future of Ska
Growing up in the Bay Area punk scene in the 1990s punk/ska you knew about Mike Park, his label Asian Man Records and his band Skankin’ Pickle. I myself saw them once at Gilman, a semi-underground venue located off Gilman Street in Berkeley. I was probably wearing Jnco jeans and
Local Writers Honor the Life of SF Chronicle Cartoonist Don Asmussen
If you’ve cracked a copy of the San Francisco Chronicle in the last 20 years, you’ve probably been graced by the sharp wit of Don Asmussen. Asmussen’s comics were featured in Time and The New Yorker before he was hired by the San Francisco Examiner editor Phil Bronstein in 1995.
V. Vale: The Man Who Can Do Everything Tells All
By Lydia Sviatoslavsky V. Vale sat down to talk stupid degrees, being a Henry Rollins fan, cognitive constipation, City Lights, Blue Cheer, how every word needs to earn its keep, the underbelly of hippies, survival of punk, how beatniks helped shaped the crazy journey…and just about everything else you’ve ever
Artist Makes Trump Toilet Brushes, Finally
Now you can actually enjoy scrubbing your toilet at home or on the road. It’s like we always say here at brokeassstuart.com, “always clean your toilet with Donald Trump’s head.” Now finally, that activity is easier than ever. Because an artist/designer named Michelle Rubel has created a toilet brush in
This Gender Bending Artist Is Re-Imagining The World’s Most Iconic Images
Yasumasa Morimura may be Japan’s most well-known appropriation artist. He’s reimagined some of the best-known images in the world. Morimura has painted himself into iconic pieces of art and superimposes himself into historical photographs. His aim has been to push racial, ethnic and gender boundaries in his conservative Japan and
Is There a ‘Banksy Imposter’ in San Francisco?
We compared Banksy’s original 2010 ‘Haight Street Rat’ with the new July 5th 2017 rat, as well as reached out to several renowned street artists to get the scoop