Giant Robot Time: 4.13.12 – Ako Castuera Art + Sale Continues


NEW WORK BY AKO CASTUERAAPRIL 7 – MAY 2, 2012

NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

   Ako Castuera often shows at Giant Robot in group exhibitions. This will be her first solo effort at Giant Robot. Castuera’s work involves a look into the past which has brought us into the present. Along with her sweeping watercolor hills and valleys are dinosaurs and prehistoric animals. Castuera relays their significance as a dreaming point as well as their contribution in our ecosystem.Also in this exhibition will be sculptural work also depicting prehistoric animals captured in a modernistic style. Castuera’s work is colorful, dreamy and captures a concept that explains who we are and where we came from.

MELTING MOUNTAIN DESERT AND BLOOM PRINT

See the exhibit

SPRING SALE

SAVE 20% IN-STORE // SAVE 25% ONLINE

APRIL 6 – APRIL 22, 2012

Online checkout code: grweb25. Artwork excluded from offer.

The Unicornos were once 10 little ponies that were out trotting and wandered into a magic waterfall. Passing through the waterfall, the ponies transformed into unicorns and found a hidden magical kingdom.

YUMMY YOUTOAST SCARF


Yummy You by Twinkie Chan!
Inspiring style and appetites when worn! Yummy You Clothing does not want to just sit on a shelf, waiting to get noticed. It wants YOU to get noticed!

HALF PINTHERB GARDEN


Start your herb garden with this Half Pint Garden. Comes with Basil, Mint and Thyme seeds. Peat pellets and your water help it grow. Perfect for a windowsill.

MICROGIARDINISUNFLOWER PLANTER


Microgiardini Flower Cans are produced in Italy! Simply pop the can open, add water and place in sunlight for a mini garden.

This stainless steel vampire teeth bottle opener is sure to allow you to quench your insatiable thirst. Surprise your friends! I vant to drink your beer!
Momiji’s new mug collection is sure to brighten your morning. This Snuggle mug is so cute!
A classic David Choe image of faces and limbs collided together to create this great design.
KOZYNDANWAR OF THE MONSTERSPRINT


From Kozyndan: “We wanted to capture the chaos wreaked on the city and its denizens by the player.”

 

   One of the best things about working on Giant Robot magazine during its 16-year run was providing a showcase for rad work by talented friends. This weekend I get to do it in a different setting–a film festival. With the encouragement of FAAIM director Tim Hugh, I put together Animal Style. The first part collects indie skate videos by Asian Americans, while the second section cherry picks pieces from Asia itself. More info.


 

   Read author Ed Lin’s new serial novel, Motherfuckerland. New installments will be released weekly. Lin, who is of Taiwanese and Chinese descent, is the first author to win three Asian American Literary Awards. His latest book, One Red Bastard, will be published by Minotaur in April 2012. Read on.

 

 

 

Read author Ed Lin’s new serial novel, Motherfuckerland. Lin, who is of Taiwanese and Chinese descent, is the first author to win three Asian American Literary Awards. His latest book, One Red Bastard, will be published by Minotaur in April 2012. >>

SEE THE ANIMAL STYLE SKATEBOARD VIDEO PROGRAM AT FAAIM IN CHICAGO THIS WEEKEND

By MARTIN WONG

With the encouragement of FAAIM director Tim Hugh, I put together Animal Style. The first part collects indie skate videos by Asian Americans, while the second section cherry picks pieces from Asia itself. >>

PRESS: LOS ANGELES I’M YOURS INTERVIEW

By ERIC NAKAMURA

Nice photos and nice job. Thanks much fellas. It’s an honor. >>

GR2: AKO CASTUERA OPENING RECEPTION PHOTOS

By GIANT ROBOT NEWS

Thank you very much to the many that attended last Saturday’s opening reception. See the art, friends, and more. >>

GR GAME REVIEW: TALES OF GRACES

By GIANT ROBOT NEWS

Tales of Graces F is a port of a Japanese RPG that originally debuted on the Wii for the PlayStation 3, which includes extra hours of gameplay, High Definition graphics, and extra costumes and bonuses. >>

GR2: AKO CASTUERA – THEY ARE US – INSTALL PHOTOS

By GIANT ROBOT NEWS

Take a closer look at the exhibit as it was installed at Giant Robot 2. >>

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