Studio Visit: Darby Milbrath

PHOTOS & TEXT BY REBECCA STORM Darby Milbrath is no stranger to Editorial Magazine—she is a regular contributor and confidante, (officially “her majesty” in the masthead) and is largely responsible for contributing to the magazine’s aesthetic. When I first met Darby she identified more as a florist or dancer than a painter. Over the years…

Felt Drawings by Darby Milbrath

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 13 Darby Milbrath‘s drawings are in one sense classically impressionistic. Things like perspective and anatomical accuracy are subordinate to the communication of mood and emotion. However, while early Impressionism and figurative abstraction tend towards an expression of an inherent quality of the subject matter, perhaps feelings of the sublime, or of certain…

Paintings by Darby Milbrath

I spent the xmas holidays in Victoria, BC with my family. My sister and I set up a painting studio in her old bedroom with the goal of making new work for latest issue of the mag. The following paintings were completed (mostly) during that period, and printed in issue 10 of the Editorial. Normally…

A Conversation with Sara Cwynar

By Darby Milbrath Sara Cwynar (b. 1985 Vancouver, BC Canada) is an artist based out of Brooklyn, New York. Her work is inspired by nostalgia, kitsch and literature. She is represented by Cooper Cole Gallery in Toronto where she recently exhibited her series, Flat Death. She has also exhibited at Foam Photography Museum in Amsterdam,…

Shoot the Breeze: Darby Milbrath

Intro by Thursday Friday Darby Milbrath is one of the wildest people I have ever met. She’s quiet and mysterious. She’s a total sleeper… She is down for anything. Real Ja Rule material… A mystic weirdo in the best possible way. God broke the mould when he was finished with her, I can assure you…

Illustrations by Darby Milbrath

Darby Milbrath’s illustrations are wild and melancholy. They are child-like, visionary in the way children can be when they blurt out something profound in simple, naive terms. We are thrilled to release her latest work below. To see more from Darby: http://www.darbymilbrath.com/