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Artist Interview Aaron Russell Brown - Through the Woods

Jennifer Bequio: For the show Through the Woods I noticed there’s a common element of humor in your pieces. Can you talk a little about this? Aaron Russell Brown: Sure. I think it’s just a reflection of my own values.  It’s what I’m interested in, just in general with life, with people, and with images in art I see. And by images I mean movies or any sort of creative expression, and I just think that it’s what I know most about.  So I’m just trying to make what I know. JB: So humor shapes your art? AB: Yeah, it’s what shapes my own personality. It just is something that I feel I’m being honest with what I like to express. So if I...

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Yukinori Dehara “Talk show” and Workshop

Yukinori Dehara at Giant Robot is a great art show. The opening was awesome, but the workshop and talk was amazing too. Not only did you get to see the story of his life, you got to actually make a figure. He even did it in Japanese. No translation was necessary at all. It was hilarious. His opening yell, LET’S MAKE was followed by the passing out of Japanese paper clay. Step by step, you learned to make one of his characters. The best part was at the end, this little bit of clay that was left behind? You make an intestine with it!  

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GR2 June 30 – July 25th Yukinori DEHARA is back at Giant Robot 2

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Art Show Opening: Yukinori Dehara: Worldwide Panty Flash June 30 – July 25th, 2012 Reception: Saturday, June 30th 2012 – 6:30-10pm GR2 2062 Sawtelle Blvd.Los Angeles, CA 90025 (310) 445-9276 Giant Robot is proud to host Satoshi – The Last Salaryman – clay sculptures by Yukinori Dehara. The Salaryman in Japan, is an underpaid and understated workforce who work long hours and have forged a lifestyle that is strongly responsible for the economic miracle of post World War 2 Japan. Today they wander the streets after their long day, drinking and frolicking until they head home to their family, only to face the same thing the following day. Satoshi is this person but has...

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