Laura Hutson Hunter

Books

Janaka Stucky Brings a Doom-Metal Mysticism to His Poetry Readings

"I want to channel the energy of each performance into conjuring whatever altered state of consciousness I was in when I wrote the work."
Laura Hutson Hunter
6.5.19
Art

The Designer Behind 'Pee-Wee's Playhouse' Pays Tribute to Coked-Up Country Stars

Artist, puppeteer, and 'Pee-wee’s Playhouse' set designer Wayne White wants to take you on a tour of country music’s seedy, hilarious underbelly.
Laura Hutson Hunter
10.8.18
Film

You Need to See This Wild Documentary About 90s Misfit Skaters and Artists

'Beautiful Losers' turns ten this month, but it still feels radical.
Laura Hutson Hunter
8.27.18
Travel

You Need to Pay Attention to Nashville's Thriving, Weirdo Art Scene

It's way cooler than country music and bachelorette parties.
Laura Hutson Hunter
4.12.18
exhibitions

It's a Teddy Bear Bar Mitzvah at This Museum Exhibit

All teddy bears go to Heaven in Charlemagne Palestine’s stuffed animal world.
Laura Hutson Hunter
8.2.17
painting

A Gifted Painter Fills Canvases With Whatever He Wants, Including Dog Poop

Todd Bienvenu’s “Endless Bummer” does for the summer of ’96 what Brian Adams did for ’69.
Laura Hutson Hunter
7.5.17
Installation

'Teen Wolf' Meets Biker Bar in a Surreal Hesher Paradise

“Grand Ole Opera” is a Lynchian dreamscape filled with empty trailers, neon lights, and suicidal werewolves.
Laura Hutson Hunter
7.5.17
Photography

This Artist Recreates Memories With Photographic Collage

Paul Anthony Smith turns photographs into pointillist representations of social constructs.
Laura Hutson Hunter
6.27.17
Knitting

Activist Sweater Art Knits Truth to Power

Lisa Anne Auerbach turns her protest sweaters into site-specific knit wallpaper with an edge.
Laura Hutson Hunter
6.16.17
painting

A Provocateur Painter Subverts Race in Rainbow Hues

A 10-year survey of Nina Chanel Abney's work explores themes of sex, race, and the internet.
Laura Hutson Hunter
6.15.17
painting

Masturbation Meets Shamanism in Colorful Patterned Wall Pieces

Elijah Burgher’s ritual process ruminates on friendship, death, gods, and demons.
Laura Hutson Hunter
5.19.17