Ash LaRose is a Burlington, Vermont-based photographer whose images explore the beauty–and vulnerability–of young women.
“I love history. A lot of how I view art has to deal with how art has been involved with history. I look at a lot of old things.”
“I’m increasingly intolerant of religious fundamentalism of any variety. Irrationality gets under my skin.”
“I don’t have much of an opinion on the music I make. I am more of a catch-and-release type creator. I guess I like the ones best that I’m hands off of.”
“There are certain records that your first encounter with them have a huge impact, and you can look back and see them as huge turning points. When you make music, I think you’re always subconsciously striving to pay that debt back to the world.”
San Francisco artist Kim Frohsin talks to Alexandra Tursi about her latest explorations, clears the air about her association with the Bay Area Figurative School, talks about publishing her first book of art, and details the personal relationships that come from working closely with models.
“I’m trying to get back to a carefree creative mindset. It’s hard when the realities of adulthood rear their ugly heads.”
“I believe in terms of feelings about music, music remains constant, fundamental to consciousness. I cannot imagine life without music!”
“It’s the closest thing to a religion for many people I know. With music you get less guilt and violence.”
“Music justifies things very gently, and it combines well with other things to make up one’s public identity.”
“I’ve always done whatever I can do, and cartooning is one of those things, a natural form of expression after reading all those paperback Charlie Brown books.”