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Ai Weiwei getting Donations to pay down the $2.4M Tax Bill.

It’s amazing how crowd sourcing can help. $840,000 so far and he turned down $157k from a single person. I hope the crowds will continue to help him and the many others out there including us. Ai Weiwei has become a symbol for artists and freedom. It was just a few years ago that he spoke on campuses and was as approachable as anyone else. (NY Times – Ai Weiwei)

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James Jean Lotus War Pyramid Print

James Jean Lotus War Pyramid Print. Edition of 555. $40! A lower price point for the fans. A beautiful print at a great price. From James Jean: “Lotus War Pyramid features all of the characters I’ve created for the Lotus War Series.” (James Jean – Lotus War Pyramid)     Sometimes, it’s good to see it in a another setting.  

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Giant Robot 2 Robots Artist: Rob Sato

Rob Sato is originally from Sacramento but now calls Echo Park is home. He showed at the Giant Robot Biennale 2 in 2009 and will show again in the Biennale part 3 in 2012. A long time supporter of Giant Robot, the fast witted Sato has an interesting sense of humor and a distinctive laugh. His art speaks of his hard work and attention to detail. You can see his work on the cover of Giant Robot 62, and we do carry some of his other handiworks at Giant Robot.     But there’s more. Sato isn’t a great self promoter, but he does stock a number of his prints which are available at his site. There are also further...

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Giant Robot 2 Robots Artist: Eleanor Davis

Eleanor Davis is a cartoonist and illustrator who’s work has appeared in Fantagraphics compilations, graphic novels for kids, and at art exhibitions. Her work is the type of work that you can see, be puzzled by, and then come to enjoy. We’ve hosted in her numerous exhibitions, and her pieces in the Robots exhibition are monochromatic portraits of Robot people.     Below is this beautiful print with girls and horses! It’s available here. Davis has two websites where you can see his works. Doing-fineĀ and her blog is here.

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