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Faces on a Mug (Mugs on a Mug!)

I curate art, but I don’t partake in creating it. A few friends know that I do little drawings once in a while – mostly to illustrate an idea or plan. They’re often simple doodles done in haste. After recently finding a page of little faces that I draw years ago, I posted an image and got a warm response. I decided to make a mug! I almost feel a bit of shame in showing my own drawing on a product since the artists I work with make such great things. I hope they don’t mind.

It’s $12. If you have any interest, here’s the link.

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Here’s a photo of the mug in use!

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Uglycon 2014 – Big Set of Photos

There’s near 100 photos here. So do take your time and relive Uglycon. Artists, friends, guests, and plenty of activities. We enjoyed it all. Thanks for being part, virtual or in person.

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GR2: 7/12-7/29 Gathering Whispers – a solo exhibition by Edwin Ushiro.

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Giant Robot is proud to present Gathering Whispers – a solo exhibition by Edwin Ushiro.

July 12th – July 20th, 2014

Opening Reception with the Artist: July 12, 2014, 6:30-10:00 PM

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2062 Sawtelle Boulevard

Los Angeles CA 90025

Edwin Ushiro’s work contains a sense of nostalgia even for a person who didn’t grow up in Maui. The subjects of his works will range from beautiful, warm, and comfortable. One piece will include a not-so-obvious homage to Super Sentai (like Power Rangers). Kids will be jumping out of a pick-up truck as if they’re embarking on a battle against a kaiju. A piece about a bridge built by Okinawan craftspersons encapsulates ideas of change as it has been a subject of demolition to widen a road for more traffic. Another piece features sparklers which scares off bad spirits.

While we travail through our daily activities, Ushiro’s calming nature comes through in his work and you’ll be enchanted by its ethereal look. His pieces have a look that’s all its own. It spans from drawings taken to digital manipulation, and then back to hand painting for finishing. It’s a laborious process that’s all his own.

Come celebrate Gathering Whispers at Giant Robot 2.

For more information about Edwin Ushiro, Giant Robot or anything else, please contact:

Eric Nakamura

[email protected]

310-445-9276

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About Edwin Ushiro

Edwin Ushiro’s work resonates with the echoes of his boyhood in the “slow town” of Wailuku on the Hawaiian island of Maui. In his paintings, he recalls the sun-struck days of youth, when the world was fresh and magical, but also explores the eerie folklore indigenous to dark country roads and the boundless depths of the childhood imagination. While structuring his work around the narrative tradition of “talk story” native to the Hawaiian islands, he interweaves the uncanny obake tales of his Japanese heritage. Working in a unique mixed media technique which involves laboring in ink and acrylic over sheets of Lucite printed with assemblages of his more traditional drawings and paintings, he creates reflections on the past that are luminous and nostalgic, like cherished memories burnished by the passage of time.

After earning a BFA with Honors in Illustration from Art Center College of Design, he worked in the entertainment industry as a storyboard artist, concept designer and visual consultant. More recently, he has exhibited in venues worldwide, including Villa Bottini in Italy, the Museum of Kyoto, the Portsmouth Museum of Art and the Japanese American National Museum. On August 13, Edwin will present new artwork in the HI Society exhibition at the Honolulu Museum of Art. A published monograph of his work will be released in 2014. He lives and works in Los Angeles.

About Giant Robot

Giant Robot was born as a Los Angeles-based magazine about Asian, Asian-American, and new hybrid culture in 1994. Over the past 20 years, the Giant Robot brand has expanded to include retail stores and galleries in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York, a restaurant, museum and gallery exhibitions, and a popular website. Considered by many as influential in Asian Popular Culture and in pop culture circles in general, it has become an important outlet for a generation of emerging artists, several of whom have achieved mainstream success.



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Uglycon Event – Uglydoll Ice-bat Turns 10 and a Marriage Proposal

Uglycon 2014 Ice-bat Turns 10.

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It began years ago and now it’s back in “Phase Two.” After a few Uglycons, then a hiatus, and now completed second year in a row, the event is better than ever. It’s hard to top the madness of last years event, since it was the “Return of Uglycon” which was insanely ambitious except for an even larger endeavor this year – a secret marriage proposal hatched over messenger months ago. Nick Caruana and Kim Chadwick from Buffalo, New York made a trip last year, and became friends of Uglydoll and Giant Robot.

Uglycon began months ago, as bits and pieces of planning hatched and the chain of events for the day were planned. What worked last year? What didn’t work? The event was actually simplified, but at the same time, improved. Strange how that can happen. We removed a few events, and made sure that the ones we liked were well executed. Lastly, how would we handle Nick’s plan.

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(That’s David and Steve Guerra Enky Skulls who made the cape for Ice-Bat)

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Uglycon Partner Locations

The buttons, signed mini-prints, or magnets might require a purchase. They’re distributed at our partner’s discretion!

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Uglycon Schedule!

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Giant Robot Time: 6.13.14 – Game Over artwork now available!

giant robot time: 6.13.14 | art by: eddie xu

 

 

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Origins Plushes

Uglydoll


New and insanely cute Uglydoll plushes. Featuring Ice-Bat, Wage, Babo, and Ox!

Plush Clip Ons

Uglydoll


We have a handful of fun new clip ons to check out!

Hats

Uglydoll


Stay cool and gear up for Uglycon!

Toothbrush Holder Owl

Kikkerland


There’s no better way to replace that old grimy toothbrush holder!

Cards

Ray Young Chu


A fun alternative to the traditional, plain, and boring card.

 

 

 

 

 

GR2: Photos Game Over Art Exhibition and Game Night

By ERIC

Game Over and Game Night proved to be a fun combination at GR2. It’s where Game art, meets games and gamers! We have to thank Kyoto Wild, The Pack, and Scratch Race!

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2015 Sawtelle Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90025

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Uglycon June 21 – Some Image Leaks

Uglycon will be next week and we’re working on the bits and pieces of the exhibition and associated events. The images you see here might all be for nothing. We might change everything in the next week, etc. But we’re up to some of the same “tricks” as last year and it should be fun.

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GR2: Photos Game Over Art Exhibition and Game Night

Game Over and Game Night proved to be a fun combination at GR2. It’s where Game art, meets games and gamers! We have to thank Kyoto Wild, The Pack, and Scratch Race!

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Giant Robot Time: 6.6.14 – Game Over Exhibition Reception x Game Night this Sat. 6.7!

 

 

Game Over

June 7 – June 18

Reception: Saturday, June 7, 6:30-10 PM

Giant Robot, Angry Bananas, Destructoid and Meatbun is proud to present GAME OVER – Art Inspired by Games.

It’s not just an art exhibition, it’s also a Game Night. Imagine seeing art but also trying out some of the games made by equally talented designers! It’s happening.

Experience, KYOTO WILD by Teddy Diefenbach is a 4 player weapons battle, SCRATCH RACE by Messhof is a one button velodrome racing game, and experience Ben Vance’s THE PACK with Art by Rob Sato.

Artists Include:

Aaron Brown, Alex Chiu, Andrew Hem, Bert Gatchalian, Brian Luong, Caitlin Anne, Cam Floyd, Candie Bolton, Cassia Lupo, Chris Mostyn, Cory Schmitz, Dan Goodsell, Danni Shinya, Edward Robin Coronel, Elliot Brown, Enky Skulls, Eric Nyquist, Gary Musgrave, Hawk krall, James Kochalka, Jen Tong, Jeni Yang, Jeremiah Ketner, Jerome Lu, Jesse Tise, Joey Chou, Jon Lau, kaNO kid, Ken Taya, Kenneth Wong, Kerry Horvath, Kevin Luong, Kiyoshi Nakazawa, Koshin Finley, Kwanchai Moriya, Leah Chun, Lena Sayadian, Lucky Nakazawa, Luke Chueh, Mari Inukai, Mari Naomi, Mariel Cartwright, Mark Nagata, Martin Hsu, Mike Kuo, Minion Me, Miso, Nick Arciaga, Nidhi Chanani, Omo Cat, Peter Kato, Ray Young Chu, Rina Ayuyang, Roland Tamayo, Ronald J. Llanos, Ryan Crippen, Ryan Jacob Smith, Sana Park, Sara Saedi, Scott Bakal, Sean Norvet, Shawn Cheng, Shiho Nakaza, Shihori Nakayama, Stasia Burrington, Theo Ellsworth, Tyson Hesse, Wayne Johnson + even more.


Red Mountain Print

Dan McCarthy


Five color print on white paper. Signed and numbered by the artist.

Ninja Mug Set & Day & Night Heat Sensitive Mug

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Wake up the world with your morning cup of coffee.

Kaiju Monster & Mole Miner Light-Up LED Keychain

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A playful take on the traditional LED keychain.

Fionna & Princess Bubblegum

Funko x Adventure Time


Your favorite Adventure Time characters are now available in vinyl form!

Optic Nerve

Adrian Tomine


Several issues of Adrian Tomine’s Optic Nerve are back in stock!

 


 

 

 

 

The Mural at Wirtz Elementary School

By MARTIN

My buddy and fifth-grade teacher invited me to a mural painting at his school in Paramount, CA, last weekend and it was rad. Visiting artists for this second annual outing included Dustin Klein and Rich Jacobs from Oakland, Tim Kerr from Austin, and Koji and Kota Toyoda, Yosuke Hanai, and Hi Dutch from Japan.

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Preview of The Future Crew (E3! Edition)/LA Game Space benefit w/ Daedulus, Starry Kitchen, Attract Mode, and other homies

By MARTIN

Monday night’s event at The Well (which also features contributions from Doseone, Daniel Rehn, The Future Crew…) is a fundraiser with proceeds going toward LA Game Space, our city’s very own experimental, open source, and very cool epicenter of video games supporting innovation, education, and exhibitions.

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Q&A with Josh Landau of The Shrine

By MARTIN

I met the guys after their killer set at The Roxy a few weeks ago and they happened to be the coolest dudes ever. I went ahead and asked some questions to singer and axeman Josh Landau afterward…

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SuperAwesome Zine Bazaar

By ERIC

I’ve spent 16 years of indie publishing Giant Robot and it continues in directions unknown but the beginnings are in the roughness of the GR zine – Issues 1 and 2. Oakland Museum of CA put together a zine bazaar featuring the likes of Deth P Sun, Hamburger Eyes and plenty of Bay Area zines.

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Magic of Japan Week in review (a.k.a. Return to The Magic Castle)

By MARTIN

Magic of Japan Week 2014 at The Magic Castle came and went and it was totally rad. And not just because I got to hang out with two kick-ass magicians from Japan and take some pictures inside a camera-free club. No, it was awesome because it was the same as it always is: a claustrophobic, creepy, and uncool members-only spot where you can see close-up, irony-free tricks and illusions performed by magicians for magicians.

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Takashi Murakami at The Orpheum with Pico Iyer

By ERIC

In a small crowded area in downtown LA, Takashi Murakami said, “It’s like when I first saw Giant Robot magazine in New York.” It’s been years since I’ve spoken with Murakami who in between our last meetings, has gone from superstar to megastar, from world wide artist and now filmmaker. I’m not sure which is greater, but he’s the bigger one.

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Los Angeles, CA 90025

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SuperAwesome Zine Bazaar

Zines push forward

I’ve spent 16 years of indie publishing Giant Robot and it continues in directions unknown but the beginnings are in the roughness of the GR zine – Issues 1 and 2. Oakland Museum of CA put together a zine bazaar featuring the likes of Deth P Sun, Hamburger Eyes and plenty of Bay Area zines. A few of them knew GR which is the reason why the event was happening, but most didn’t seem to care too much. It was a reason to bring their goods and publicize and perhaps earn a buck. Maybe GR is now the bad guy who is the zine that went glossy and is now the subject of a museum exhibition, and the zine punks are fighting the man by earning a buck at the spot and not giving a shit back. Or maybe most have no idea what GR is and that’s ok too. Or maybe, they’re expecting me to say hi first… I’m being cynical.

The tables were filled with zine makers, many who I’ve seen or heard of from past zine fests and the audience came through and voraciously consumed zines. It was a great sight once again. From LA Art Book Fair, LA Zine fest to OMCA Zine Bazaar, the high energy continues. I laid out the GR 1 and 2 reprints, artist’s zines and a few books and met with friends, new “fans” and “old fans”. The latter meaning fans who grew up with GR in other cities which might not have had the cultural variety that I had. They said thank you in various ways and one even said, “thanks for making culture cool.” I signed some SuperAwesome Catalogs, GR 1+2s, and the Big Boss Robot vinyl figure. The zine bazaar was a quick two fine hours. Wish it were three.

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Takashi Murakami at The Orpheum with Pico Iyer

In a small crowded area in downtown LA, Takashi Murakami said, “It’s like when I first saw Giant Robot magazine in New York.” It’s been years since I’ve spoken with Murakami who in between our last meetings, has gone from superstar to megastar, from world wide artist and now filmmaker. I’m not sure which is greater, but he’s the bigger one.

Takashi Murakami was the subject of a Q and A at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The brightly lit marquee spelled out his name as if he were a movie or a band. A line of many recognizable art fans formed outside an hour early. Over 1400 tickets were sold to see him speak with Pico Iyer, an author of ten books who has lived in Japan for decades. It’s part of the Broad series of talks which features interviews with artists and is a powerful set up for their own up-and-coming museum in downtown LA across from MOCA.

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Pre-talk, I got to go to the upstairs vip area. Mark Ryden, Eli Broad, Murakami, Tim Blum and a crew of artists I’ve had the pleasure to work with, hang out.

Takashi appeared with his mini convoy. Translator, photographer, and perhaps assistant. It was nice to catch up with Takashi, and it went into a blur. It was a conversation about our lives. It was nice to see him continue his hustle and still be chill. He’s obviously hit that mark where he can be an otaku and a goofy guy wearing a plush pink hat. He can say what he feels, do what he wants, and still be part of art history. He’s wise enough to know that he doesn’t have to care so much. Do people need to love him, do people still think he’s a heel, does it matter? No. I don’t think so.

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Joanne Heyler Curator of the Broad

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Hug photos-don’t like them, but this one works, maybe because it’s blurry.

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These days, he makes giant art pieces including one that’s 100 meters long. His studio is still gigantic, he still has tons of minions, and he’s still hard working. He’s splitting art time with cinema, which is obvious after seeing his short pieces like the Inochi interstitials and his Louis Vuitton animation. The talk spanned his personal history, his work with the art establishment in Japan, Fukushima and his own giving back to art. It barely scraped the surface on topics that can be extrapolated into hour long conversations. He mentions that his helpers basically say “fuck you” when a project is done and they’re disgruntled and leaving his “factory”. He mentions that his job is to say “no” and not be satisfied which is basically buying him time to perhaps say “yes” after everything is done and each possible avenue is explored. It’s that drive that makes him Murakami. Most won’t understand, and that’s for the better.

Talks like this often go too fast, and the fella who held up the 5 minutes and then 0 minutes signs was largely ignored. He held those signs for a while and then the show was complete. It lasted about an hour and could have gone two. Some questions from the audience came in and were largely useless, except for the one question about advice to a young artist. He mentioned how it’s easier to get into art these days, much like a band in the 90s, but your career might be quite short, so “be careful”.

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After the talk, some wanted the hipster burger next door where handle-bar mustaches and pipes were being handed out. Mark Ryden wanted to go anywhere and that was closeby. We thought about it, then realized, it’s hipster burgers, it’s packed, and I know it’s not for me. I suggested that home would be better. We opted for a old and nearly forgotten place in Little Tokyo, where it would be easy to get a seat in a vinyl booth. They’ll make earnest food that’s been tested for decades. What’s wrong with places like this? Are hipster burgers really better? Are we fooled by the mixes of simple spices? They’re quickly disappearing and I’ll miss them all.

It turns out, when our food arrives, Murakami comes in with his staff. He looks at our food: simple ramen, gyoza, and fried rice, and says that’s what he’s about to eat. He sits with us for a photo and laughs. We shoot some and he shoots one and posts it quick. Some rumble quietly at the coincidence that he’d show up at the same place. I thought, “Is it?”

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Andrew Hem, Rob Sato, Sean Chao, Nathan Ota, Takashi Murakami, Edwin Ushiro, Mari Inukai



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Giant Robot Time: 5.30.14 – Game Over Exhibition Reception x Game Night Sat. 6.7!

giant robot time: 5.30.14 | art by: yoskay yamamoto

Game Over

June 7 – June 18

Reception: Saturday, June 7, 6:30-10 PM

Giant Robot, Angry Bananas, Destructoid and Meatbun is proud to present GAME OVER – Art Inspired by Games.

It’s not just an art exhibition, it’s also a Game Night. Imagine seeing art but also trying out some of the games made by equally talented designers! It’s happening.

Experience, KYOTO WILD by Teddy Diefenbach is a 4 player weapons battle, SCRATCH RACE by Messhof is a one button velodrome racing game, and experience Ben Vance’s THE PACK with Art by Rob Sato.

Artists Include:

Aaron Brown, Alex Chiu, Andrew Hem, Bert Gatchalian, Brian Luong, Caitlin Anne, Cam Floyd, Candie Bolton, Cassia Lupo, Chris Mostyn, Cory Schmitz, Dan Goodsell, Danni Shinya, Edward Robin Coronel, Elliot Brown, Enky Skulls, Eric Nyquist, Gary Musgrave, Hawk krall, James Kochalka, Jen Tong, Jeni Yang, Jeremiah Ketner, Jerome Lu, Jesse Tise, Joey Chou, Jon Lau, kaNO kid, Ken Taya, Kenneth Wong, Kerry Horvath, Kevin Luong, Kiyoshi Nakazawa, Koshin Finley, Kwanchai Moriya, Leah Chun, Lena Sayadian, Lucky Nakazawa, Luke Chueh, Mari Inukai, Mari Naomi, Mariel Cartwright, Mark Nagata, Martin Hsu, Mike Kuo, Minion Me, Miso, Nick Arciaga, Nidhi Chanani, Omo Cat, Peter Kato, Ray Young Chu, Rina Ayuyang, Roland Tamayo, Ronald J. Llanos, Ryan Crippen, Ryan Jacob Smith, Sana Park, Sara Saedi, Scott Bakal, Sean Norvet, Shawn Cheng, Shiho Nakaza, Shihori Nakayama, Stasia Burrington, Theo Ellsworth, Tyson Hesse, Wayne Johnson + even more.


 

 

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[1] Origami Crane LED Light  [2] Stache Straws  [3] Fingerstache Temporary Tattoos  [4] Bite Me Bottle Opener

Totoro & Kodama

Plushes


Straight from your favorite Hayao Miyazaki films!

Prints

Takashi Murakami


Commemorate Murakami’s visit to L.A. by picking up a print!

Adventure Time Vinyl Figure & Tin

Funko


8 possible tins, 12 possible figures.

 


The Group with Takashi Murakami Post Meal

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Check out our Twitter feed for photos, updates, and more!

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GR2: Krom Kendama Night Photos

By ERIC

Thanks to Thorkild May, Mathias Steen, Philip Eldridge and the crew of kendamaists who made it out. We’ll be doing this once in a while and we hope to see you there!

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Q&A with Kevin Seconds on Leave a Light On (Brand-new 7 Seconds!)

By MARTIN

Needless to say, I was all over a chance to ask Kevin about the new 7Seconds LP, his most recent acoustic work, and just plain making passionate, powerful music for 34 years and counting. Maybe next time I’ll ask him about his painting…

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2015 Sawtelle Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90025

2062 Sawtelle Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025

 

    

 

 



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GR2: 6/21 – 7/9 Uglycon Ice-Bat Turns 10!

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GR2: 6/7-6/18, 2014 GAME OVER Art Inspired by Games

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Game Over

June 7 – June 18th, 2014

Reception: Saturday, June 7, 6:30-10 PM

Giant Robot, Angry Bananas, Destructoid and Meatbun is proud to present GAME OVER – Art Inspired by Games.

It’s not just an art exhibition, it’s also a Game Night. Imagine seeing art but also trying out some of the games made by equally talented designers! It’s happening.

Experience, KYOTO WILD by Teddy Diefenbach is a 4 player weapons battle, SCRATCH RACE by Messhof is a one button velodrome racing game, and experience Ben Vance’s THE PACK with Art by Rob Sato.

Artists Include

Aaron Brown, Alex Chiu, Andrew Hem, Bert Gatchalian, Brian Luong, Caitlin Anne, Cam Floyd, Candie Bolton, Cassia Lupo, Chris Mostyn, Cory Schmitz, Dan Goodsell, Danni Shinya, Edward Robin Coronel, Elliot Brown, Enky Skulls, Eric Nyquist, Gary Musgrave, Hawk krall, James Kochalka, Jen Tong, Jeni Yang, Jeremiah Ketner, Jerome Lu, Jesse Tise, Joey Chou, Jon Lau, kaNO kid, Ken Taya, Kenneth Wong, Kerry Horvath, Kevin Luong, Kiyoshi Nakazawa, Koshin Finley, Kwanchai Moriya, Leah Chun, Lena Sayadian, Lucky Nakazawa, Luke Chueh, Mari Inukai, Mari Naomi, Mariel Cartwright, Mark Nagata, Martin Hsu, Mike Kuo, Minion Me, Miso, Nick Arciaga, Nidhi Chanani, Omo Cat, Peter Kato, Ray Young Chu, Rina Ayuyang, Roland Tamayo, Ronald J. Llanos, Ryan Crippen, Ryan Jacob Smith, Sana Park, Sara Saedi, Scott Bakal, Sean Norvet, Shawn Cheng, Shiho Nakaza, Shihori Nakayama, Stasia Burrington, Theo Ellsworth, Tyson Hesse, Wayne Johnson + even more.

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GR2: Krom Kendama Night Photos

Thanks to Thorkild May, Mathias Steen, Philip Eldridge and the crew of kendamaists who made it out. We’ll be doing this once in a while and we hope to see you there!

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Giant Robot Time: 5.23.14 – Yoskay Yamamoto solo exhibition now available online!

Herbs & Veggies / Cottage Flowers

Garden to Grow


Complete easy to do kit. Grow 4  tasty plants or beautiful flowers.

Monster Pumpkins & Towering Sunflowers

Grow From A Bag


Once established, simply plant the whole bag in the garden.

Matchstick

Flowers


Fantastic matchbook garden packs that contains flower seeds!

Brownie & Citron

Play-Deco


PLAY-DECO is a unique craft for home decor that combines wooden “bone” with paper “texture.”

Totoro & No Face Kaonashi

Plushes


Straight from two of the most prolific Hayao Miyazaki films!

Godzilla

Mini Figure


Run! Tiny Godzilla figures are here.

The Broad museum presents

The Un-Private Collection: Takashi Murakami and Pico Iyer

May 29, 8 PM

Orpheum Theatre, Downtown Los Angeles

In anticipation of the museum opening on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles in 2015, The Broad has launched The Un-Private Collection, a series of conversations featuring unexpected pairings of cultural leaders and influential artists in the Broad collections, taking place at venues around L.A.

On May 29, internationally acclaimed contemporary Japanese artist Takashi Murakami will be in conversation with bestselling author and longtime resident of Japan Pico Iyer. Murakami is known for his bold, graphic works that merge fine art, design and animation and continue to blur the lines between high art and pop culture. The author of numerous books on crossing cultures and a regular contributor to Time, Harper’s, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, and many other publications, Iyer’s writings intersect with Murakami’s work in their focus on the common disconnect between local tradition and imported global pop culture. The pair will discuss the complex social and historical narratives woven into Murakami’s work and how they reflect upon contemporary Japanese culture.

Join Giant Robot at the programpurchase your tickets today! (past events have sold out so act fast)

We have a few tickets to giveaway! Enter to win a pair of tickets. Winners will be notified via email by May 27.

Not in town? Mark your calendar to watch a livestream of the conversation at thebroad.org. Questions from online and in-person audiences will be taken for the speakers to address at the end of the program.

An interview with Justin Trosper from Survival Knife and Unwound

By MARTIN

I couldn’t not corner Justin when the band blew through L.A.

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Show reviews: Save Music in Chinatown 3 with Chuck Dukowski Sextet and California, more California, The Shrine, ARCTIC, Survival Knife…

By MARTIN

Holy crap, our third Save Music in Chinatown benefit concert for music education at Castelar Elementary came and went and it kicked ass!

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GR2: Yoskay Yamamoto Exhibition – House of Daydreamers Reception

By ERIC

Yoskay Yamamoto’s solo exhibition, House of Daydreamers is a collection of work created in the last half year. Many pieces focus on the concept of home, but where is that for Yamamoto?

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Closing Night Photos from FlipBooKit

By ERIC

Closing night photos from FlipBooKit. It was one of the most fun exhibitions that brought excitement to everyone who walked in.

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2015 Sawtelle Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90025

2062 Sawtelle Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025

 

    

 



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GR2: Yoskay Yamamoto Exhibition – House of Daydreamers Reception

Yoskay Yamamoto’s solo exhibition, House of Daydreamers is a collection of work created in the last half year. Many pieces focus on the concept of home, but where is that for Yamamoto? Is it in Los Angeles? Is it in Japan? A great number of attendees including Yamamoto’s host family from his high school days came though and marveled at the new paintings and familiar sculptures. Kalin Charles played a short set of music as well.

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Closing Night Photos from FlipBooKit

Closing night photos from FlipBooKit. It was one of the most fun exhibitions that brought excitement to everyone who walked in. I was amazed when a person would walk in, try just one, and leave, which tells me they’re the ones who really can eat just one piece of popcorn or one M&M. Thanks to Wendy and Mark for the effort they put in. Often times, exhibitions that work in tandem aren’t as smooth, but this one was quite great.

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Yoskay Yamamoto Reception – Dropcam



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