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Wistful Dreams, Porcelain Memories - Solo Exhibition by Maggie Chiang

Giant Robot 2 - GR2 Gallery is proud to present Wistful Dreams, Porcelain Memories, a solo exhibition by Maggie Chiang.Wistful Dreams, Porcelain Memories by Maggie ChiangFebruary 1 - February 19, 2020GR22062 Sawtelle BoulevardLos Angeles CA 90025Opening Reception with the Artist:Saturday, February 1st6:30 PM - 10:00 PMArtist StatementI'm showing some old pieces and some new pieces, and wanted to contrast the two to possibly see a different. To show a small portion of my journey, and possibly get a glimpse into my mindset during the time I created the pieces. Which is what inspired the title.About Maggie ChiangMaggie Chiang is a Taiwanese American full time artist and part time dreamer. Inspired by both places real and fictitious Maggie's illustrations evoke a...

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Neighborhood Heroes - Eric Nakamura - West LA / Sawtelle

2019 Neighborhood Hero: Eric Nakamura, a native of the West LA neighborhood, a member of the West LA-Sawtelle Neighborhood Council, and a local businessman, Eric uses every platform at his disposal to build and promote the neighborhood... Eric is the co-founder of Giant Robot, owner of the Giant Robot Store and GR2 Gallery, and curator of the Giant Robot Biennales and other museum exhibitions. Giant Robot opened in 2001 on Sawtelle Boulevard as a retail extension of the groundbreaking Asian and Asian-American pop culture magazine of the same name, which ran in print until 2011 and recently resurfaced online at Giant Robot Media. Eric is the Vice-Chair of West LA/Sawtelle Neighborhood Council and serves as the Outreach Chair, in which his primary...

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Means for Collective Healing Solo Exhibition by Souther Salazar

It doesn’t matter what I call it. Choosing the right words, the right definitions…it’s not important. I’m a confused person. I can’t stick to the plans. I see visual languages, written languages, materials…so confusing, they’re all negotiable, they’re all open to interpretation.I’ve never sought out a term for my confusion… just at odds with the structure of society is how I’ve always felt. It all feels the same to me, a confusion, a sadness of the way the world I see around me seems to be, when all of my favorite things don’t fit into that structure, and the one thing I do know, is that the best medicine is creativity.It often feels like the answer to every single problem,...

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