:::WELCOME TO CAKEWALK:::
International in scope and coverage, Cakewalk is the award-winning independent magazine for art,music, film and the natural sciences. Cakewalk feeds the appetites of curators, critics, designers, musicians and artists for movements in contemporary art. Art.blogging.la calls Cakewalk’s unique blend of critique and humor “one fabulous combo.”
Cakewalk readers enjoy its tongue-in-cheek insights into the people and debates creating culture. De-mystifying the establishment and discovering day-by-day inspirations, the magazine balances intellectual content with a humorous edge. Cakewalk’s strong visual design reflects the wit and independent attitude of today’s emerging artists.
Diverse contributors drive the quirky content of this magazine. Each semi-annual issue weighs in with interviews, drawings, criticism and reviews. From lauded academics to underground mavericks, Cakewalk surveys the contemporary art scene from all angles. With an unpretentious approach, the magazine locates centers of emerging culture.
Cakewalk’s sixth issue is it’s thickest yet—literally and conceptually. Perfect bound at an unprecedented 112 pages, this issue includes such meaty morsels as an examination by Todd Bourret of the shared practice in historical memory of Dischord Records and Richard Wright. Andrea Zittel gets down to her absolute truths, while Jen Schwarting and Tyler Rowland long for new digs in Chris Burden’s Small Skyscraper. Karen Lofgren reviews the latest in infectious diseases, and Trinie Dalton interviews Dan Koretsky of Drag City Records. Issue #6 is chock full of statements by such artists as Annika Ström, N55, and Temporary Services, as well as the amusing and amazing drawings Cakewalk is famous for.