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GR2: Beings and Things - Godeleine de Rosamel Nov 12 - Nov 30

Godeleine de Rosamel Beings & Things GR2 2062 Sawtelle Blvd LA, CA 90025 424 - 246 - 7626 It all started a few years ago with a precise image I had of a herd of jelly-bean shaped animals. This image came from nowhere, but I followed it, and since then a variety of different species joined the group. I begin with an idea for a new type being, adapted or evolved from reality but not close to anything that really exists. I usually draw it first and then transform the drawing into a clay figure that expresses what I had in mind. That’s how a new species is created. Sometimes I don’t like it enough to make it endure for...

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GR2: Socks - Solo Exhibition by Eishi Takaoka

July 30 - August 17 Reception Sat July 30th 6:30-10pm  It's situated perfectly in line with the Obon "Carnival" at the WLA Buddhist Temple which means parking should be available at the Trident Center - although that also may get packed. Eishi Takaoka is back with Socks - a collection of wood sculptures.  Here's a recycling of the press release from last year. Eishi Takaoka’s work is coming back. Although the sculptures of Eishi Takaoka all portray the same serene expression, their outwardly calm façade belies a world of bottled-up emotions. With nowhere to go, these intense feelings manifest themselves in outlandish formations that sprout out of the top of each figure’s head. The uniquely sculpted heads of Takaoka are...

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Giant Robot at Vincent Price Art Museum: Silent Wonderment: Exploring the World of Giant Robot

Giant Robot at Vincent Price Art Museum Silent Wonderment: Exploring the World of Giant Robot April 23 to July 2, 2016 Opening reception: Saturday, April 23, 7 to 10 p.m. What will you see in Silent Wonderment: Exploring the World of Giant Robot? It’s pieces of the wondrous world of Giant Robot in various disciplines of contemporary art, indie publishing, vinyl toy figures, and the spaces in between. The collaborative offering of husband and wife team of Ako Castuera and Rob Sato will undoubtedly transform a space into an engulfing experience. Castuera’s ceramic works and Sato’s watercolor pieces will intertwine into an expansive universe. Albert Reyes is a Los Angeles treasure, and his works investigates his surroundings of El Sereno...

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GR2: Yukinori Dehara - Women's Body in L.A.

GR2 2062 Sawtelle Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90025 424 2GO ROBO www.giantrobot.com Yukinori Dehara is back again. It won't take long to figure out what he's doing. It's Women! Excited already? Dehara is one of the longest running artists at GR2. We believe it's something like 8 years in a row he has shown with GR and each time, his fan base grows. He doesn't create toy figures, these are original sculptures and hand painted. Excited yet?  Yukinori Dehara will be in attendance at the opening reception and will do a workshop on Sunday, Nov 15th. 

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