Giant Robot Time: 5.3.13 – Strange Symbiosis opening reception this Sat. 5.4 at GR2


giant robot time: 5.3.13 | art by: iwai shunji

 

 

STRANGE SYMBIOSIS

MAY 4 – MAY 22, 2013

OPENING RECEPTION: SAT., MAY 4, 6:30-10PM

Four Person Group Exhibition featuring Scott Tolleson, Leecifer, J*Ryu and Aaron Brown

The world of indie toys and figures have crested and the artists involved are evolving into their own as sculptors, painters, and illustrators while they still do custom figures from time to time. The four involved will demonstrate their development and evolution as fine artists.

MORE INFO | FACEBOOK EVENT

 

First come first serve. Giant Robot is involved with Free Comic Book day via, Uglydolls and Viz” and is giving out other free comics as well.

SCOTT TOLLESON

NOSELLOTS PLUSHES


Super cute argyle-clad plush monsters.

FUNKO X NBA – POP!

JEREMY LIN VINYL FIGURE


The Linsanity continues.

FUNKO X ADVENTURE TIME – POP!

VINYL FIGURES


Choose from Finn, Jake, Ice King, and more.

POKETO WALLETS

GARY BASEMAN


Los Angeles’s artist Gary Baseman’s creations in wallet form.

 

LOS ANGELES ASIAN PACIFIC FILM FESTIVAL

MAY 2 – MAY 12, 2013

Visual Communications (VC), the nation’s premier Asian Pacific American media arts center, presents the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival (LAAPFF) on May 2- 12, 2013 at the Director’s Guild of America (DGA), CGV Cinemas located in Koreatown, the Tateuchi Democracy Forum at NCPD in Little Tokyo, and the historic Art Theatre of Long Beach.

We are Co-Presenting two films:

COMRADE KIM GOES FLYING

SUNDAY, MAY 5 | 5:45PM | CGV CINEMAS 2

INFO | TRAILER

Like the dizzying art of trapeze and acrobatics that is the stuff of this film’s brave young heroine’s dreams, the light-hearted comedy COMRADE KIM GOES FLYING will amaze you.

Feel free to use the following discount code: GIROVC2013.

SAKE-BOMB

SATURDAY, MAY 04 | 4:00 PM | DIRECTORS GUILD OF AMERICA 1

INFO | TRAILER

A “Sake-Bomb” is a cocktail created by dropping a shot of sake into a pint of beer. It’s also a comedic road movie about a sarcastic Asian American and his Japanese cousin.

 

 

 

 

 

GR2: IWAI SHUNJI – RECEPTION PHOTOS

By GIANT ROBOT NEWS

A fun reception filled with friends, family and fans. From the beginning to the end, a stream of folks walked through his exhibition, Out of the Films. >>

LONG BEACH: WORK IN PROGRESS REALLY HAPPENED

By MARTIN WONG

Holy crap! Long Beach: Work in Progress really happened. The scenario seemed too good to be true: Come up with panels to illustrate and demonstrate the underrated heritage and upside of a city that I’ve been digging since I was a teenager. >>

 

TEACHING KIDS CUSTOM FIGURES

By ERIC NAKAMURA

I was in teacher mode for the second time in a month. >>

 

ELEVATE WITH NELS CLINE DOWNTOWN PHOTOS

By ERIC NAKAMURA

Elevate, a project in conjunction with artist, Stephen Glassman went from an art project benefit, to a full fledged happening. When you think of downtown loft rooftops, helicopter, Nels Cline, modern dance, does it mesh with Giant Robot? >>

 

ART REVIEW: GARY BASEMAN – THE DOOR IS ALWAYS OPEN – SKIRBALL

By ERIC NAKAMURA

After a slow walk through of The Door is Always Open at the Skirball, you’ll see a comprehensive execution of a concept that revolves around family, history and memories. Regardless of what you might have thought about him or his work, from here, like Monopoly, go back to Go. Gary Baseman is a legend. >>

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Los Angeles, CA 90025

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Los Angeles, CA 90025

 

 


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