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GR2: June 29th – July 24th Yukinori Dehara: Nendo Pro Wrestling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Art Show Opening: Yukinori Dehara: Nendo Pro Wrestling June 29 – July 24th, 2013 Reception: Saturday, June 29th 2013 – 6:30-10pm GR2 2062 Sawtelle Blvd.Los Angeles, CA 90025 (310) 445-9276 Giant Robot is proud to host Nendo Pro Wrestling – clay sculptures by Yukinori Dehara. Wrestling culture has been popular throughout contemporary Japanese popular culture. Alongside of Mexico and the US, the wrestling scene has continued alongside and overlapping with Sentai (Power Rangers) shows. Superheroes have traversed in each others genres. We’ll be sure to feature clay sculptures and more from Yukinori Dehara! As with his previous exhibitions, Dehara’s work is often containing deep ideologies of our culture presented through his colorful characters. Dehara will be...

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GR2 – Feb 23 – March 13 Luke Rook is Grody to the Max

Luke Rook is Grody to the Max Feb 23 – Mar 13th, 2013 Luke Rook is a toy maker who moved to Japan to pursue his dreams of being part of the toy world. He researched and soon hit the ground running. He soon gained international recognition for his Grody Shogun figures as well as his unrelenting approach to toy making. There’s none other like him. His humbleness in his work is almost unique and his creativity and ability to think of how toys can be created and put together are that of a fine artist. He won’t hesitate to use parts and pieces that are normally discarded to use. He’ll blend parts of one figure and put them on...

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