Thursday, September 29, 2005

Project: Enjoy By Coverage and Closing Party

The Project: Enoy By group art show is closing Saturday October 1st, 2pm-6pm. You should make it out there to check some tremendous art pieces by talented artists featuring Barry McGee, Rich Jacobs, Gary Baseman, Kenny Scharf, Rich Colman, Shepard Fairey, Neckface, Deanna and Ed Templeton and more…

Here is some coverage from the Project: Enjoy By show...
(Click on the image for a larger view)

Project: Studios
5016 Venice Blvd (at La Brea)
Los Angeles, CA 90019 for more info.

The Birth of MUNNY

Kidrobot announces the release of Kidrobot’s first ever do-it-yourself-toy: MUNNY is the root of all happiness. A fool and his MUNNY are soon parted. MUNNY changes everything!

You can draw and paint on MUNNY. Use crayons, markers, paint, ketchup, glue, glitter, or anything else you can think of. Make clothes for MUNNY or things to put in his hands! Singe him, pierce him, drape him, cherish him. Each MUNNY includes 4 secret mystery accessories, a hello-my-name-is card, and one of several surprise MUNNY coloring books.

MUNNY is for adults and children alike, 7” tall and made of soft vinyl. MUNNY will be available November 3rd at all Kidrobot stores, on the web at, and at select retailers. White MUNNY will retail for $24.95; Black and Glow MUNNY will be $29.95.

MUNNY was created by master toy designers Paul Budnitz & Tristan Eaton. Budnitz, artist, programmer, filmmaker, businessman, and Kidrobot founder, and Eaton, fine artist, graffiti artist, illustrator, and toy designer, have collaborated to produce the toy of choice for you, your friends, their kids, and their kids’ friends.
(Photo provided by Kidrobot)

Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Joe Ledbetter - Solo Show, Toy Release, & Signing @ Kidrobot Los Angeles

Thurs. September 22nd 7pm-9pm
Kidrobot - Los Angeles
1407 3rd Street Promenade
Santa Monica, CA 90407

Free beer courtesy of the great people at:
Stone Brewing Company

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Nanospore @ Nucleus - Sept. 24 - Oct. 12th

September 24 - October 12, 2005
Opening reception: Saturday, September 24, 8pm-11pm

For the first time in the U.S., designer/ illustrators Paul Hwang and Ben Lee, (Nanospore, llc) will be launching their latest creations ‘Nanospores’ Series01 art-toys. Each of these unique toys were carefully designed and come in 6 variations with one mystery figure. There will also be fresh works in the gallery ranging from other tiny Nanosporific concoctions to videos, plush installations, and an 10 foot tall inflatable Majorspore.
- Raffle tickets for free giveaways on sale for $1 or with purchases of $20 or more
- Chaz Windus [Blazing Lazer] will be guest DJ
- Free drinks and Nanosporific cookies

Nucleus Gallery
30 West Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801

Tuesday, September 13, 2005

AG 925's First Autumn Exhibition Presents "POW"

Allmänna Galleriet 925
T: +46 (0)8410 68105
M: +46 (0)709 198 875
Address Kronebergsgatan 37
112 34 Stockholm

Friday, September 09, 2005

Thomas Campbell

Anthem along with Paul Frank is pleased to present new Thomas Campbell limited edition monotype prints.

- Paul Frank/Thomas Campbell limited edition bags, wallets among other wareables.
- Exhibit runs September 10 - October 8, 2005


When:Opening reception Saturday, September 10th, 6 - 8pm

Project Room
6150 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90048

RSVP:Not necessary.

Thursday, September 08, 2005

Grand Finale Plushtastrophe! at BLK/MRKT Gallery

Into plush toys, the art of plush, or not even sure if you know what plush is?!?! Well, here is your chance to explore these creations at BLK/MRKT Gallery in Culver City.

Project: Studios Presents Enjoy. By:

Don't miss out on this art extravaganza. The artists involved will definitely bring some pleasure to your senses.
Shepard Fairey, Barry McGee, Rich Colman, Kenny Scharf, Clayton Bros and more participate in one of the greatest groups shows in the history of Los Angeles.
Opening recepetion is this Saturday, Sept 10th, 2005, 8pm-1am.
$10 donation to help victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Project: Studios
5016 Venice Blvd (at La Brea)
Los Angeles, CA 90019 for more info.

Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Hanging By A Thread @ The Moore Space - Miami

Thursday, September 01, 2005

Rugged Art

RuggedArt is a new project, weaving together the fresh ideas of theunderground art scenes of New York and London, with the thousandyear old traditional techniques of Nepal. Founded by London based antique textile specialist Nat Turner, and collaborating with some of World's most exciting graphic artists,RuggedArt has launched a groundbreaking new collection of handknotted rugs, available in limited editions of ten.The rugs are made entirely by hand, using traditional skills in the Kathmandu valley of Nepal. Knotted in hand-spun Tibetan wool, usingthe finest Swiss dyes, they are crafted to last a lifetime.

The concept of RuggedArt came to Nat through his knowledge of traditionaltextile art and his involvement in the New York and London street sceneThe explosion of graffiti and graphic design influence has created a newaesthetic and the time is right to create new pieces to reflect this shift.Instead of Ephemeral art on a wall, or hollow conceptual statement, RuggedArtrugs are a painting for your floor, a strikingly beautiful piece of furniture.


The Girl Show @ Nucleus

Opening reception: This Saturday, September 3rd, 7-11 pm
A diverse, mysterious, and playful selection of works by over 40 female artists. On exhibit September 3rd through the 21st. This show takes a glimpse into the perspectives of female artists and their personal reflections on femininity. The downstairs and upstairs gallery will be filled with over 80 works of art.

Special artist merchandise will be for sale during the show.- Music to fit the atmosphere provided by DJ Joplin.- Female shoppers receive 10% off on all in store items between 7-11pm. There will be free drinks along with bra and panty shaped cookies courtesy of the artists.

Featured Artists Include:
Abby Goldsmith, Alayna Magnan, Andrea Offerman, Anna Chambers, Brianne Drouhard, Cat Chien, Chantel Gentry, Christin Ciaccio, Chu-Hui Song, Cristina Natsuko Paulos, Crystal Yin, Debbie Huey, Elizabeth Ito, Evah Fan, Frieda Gossett, Heather Chavez, Hope Larson, Jaime Zollars, Jeana Sohn, Jenny Gase-Baker, Jill Friemark, Josie Trinidad, Julie Nishioka, Julie West, Karyn Raz, Kelly Tunstall, Kendra Boggs, Lisa Alisa, Lisa Rattivat, Mari Araki, Mari Inukai, Maria Go, Marina Valentina, Mary Hoffman, Megan Brain, Miss Mindy, Nathalie Roland, Nicolette Davenport, Pamela Henderson, Saelee Oh, Sandra Equihua, Valerie Fletcher, Vera Brosgol, Wanyu Chou, Yoko Tanaka, Youshi Li, Yumiko Kayukawa

Nucleus Gallery
30 West Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801

Jose Parla @ Undefeated LA.

Peep this man's paintings!!! Shit's siiiiiiiiiick.

Jose Parla


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