The current issue of the Riverfront Times features a new print series by St. Louis artist, Tom Huck. In the video below, Huck -- the subject of an RFT profile back in '07 -- discusses the inspiration for his latest work, "The Hillbilly Kama Sutra."
Photo by Jon ScorfinaMany artists have used the album cover as a vehicle for greater mass exposure. Robert Crumb transitioned from the obscurity of underground comics to mainstream consciousness with his cover of Big Brother and the Holding Company's Cheap Thrills. Derek Riggs made his mark o ... More >>
William LaChance's "Slipstream" is one of nine glass panels to be installed at Lambert this year.Beginning this month crews at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport will begin hanging a series of glass panels featuring the works of local artists. The nine participants chosen for the display all ... More >>
This weekend, in case you somehow missed it, St. Louis played host to the Southern Graphics Council International Conference, with an offshoot event on Cherokee Street as well as edgier programming by Tom Huck's Evil Prints. Brooklyn-based muralist Swoon was in town, putting up a mural on the side o ... More >>
Melissa MeinzerEvil prints of original artwork -- the perfect thing to go under your beer.If you're into printmaking, your schedule next week is going to be packed. On Wednesday, the Southern Graphics International Conference comes to town, which is sponsored by Washington University and includes ... More >>
St. Louis is home to a flourishing movement of creative print-makers. You can check out the latest from some of the city's finest in the field tonight at the opening for Print/Pull. Courtesy of the Philip Slein GalleryAttack of the Fifty-Foot Yard Ornament (the print), 1999, woodcut, 40 x 80", from ... More >>
The number of chain record stores nationwide has dwindled. However, St. Louis has become an unlikely safe haven for indie record shops as well as for DJs who prefer to spin the black circle instead of scrolling their iPods. In this weekly column, we'll focus on personal portraits of St. Louis' recor ... More >>
Leave it to the south-side to help the Lou kick off its Memorial Day weekend right. On Friday night, May 28, Black Diamond Heavies is doing a show at Tom Huck's Evil Prints Studio (814 Vandeventer). Just $7 nets you a set from BDH, performances by Rum Drum Ramblers and Bob Reuter's Alley Ghost and ( ... More >>
The ballots have been counted and tallied, and so without further ado, here are the RFT's 2009 Music Awards winners! Remember, it's not too late to RSVP for our Music Awards party, which is taking place next Tuesday, June 23, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Schlafly Tap Room. All of the information is here ... More >>
Here are the nominees for this year's music showcase. Enjoy 'em after this year's poster, courtesy of the amazing Tom Huck.
The St. Louis version of Dr. Sketchy's Art Club (inspired by the New York-based originator, Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School) meets once a month to figure-draw the girls of the Alley Cat Revue. During the club's most recent meeting, club members (the events are open to all) were treated to scantily cla ... More >>
And we expect everyone else to do the same."
A lust for the grotesque and a thirst for the jugular: the mad mind of printmaker Tom Huck
St. Louis University restores a beautiful building to display terrible art