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GR2 – Aug 18 – Sept 5th – Jeni Yang – Two of a Kind

Jeni Yang at GR2
 August 18th – September 5th 2012 Reception: Saturday, Aug 18th, 6:30 – 10:00 p.m. GR2 2062 Sawtelle Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90025 gr2.net (310) 445-9276 Giant Robot is proud to present Two of a Kind, an art show featuring new works by Jeni Yang. Whimsical might be the way to describe the works of Taiwan born and Southern California residing artist, Jeni Yang. Her works intersect cats, cakes, and nature. Her recent entry into Giant Robot 2′s Game Over exhibition included a video game, Cat Burger, which will be on display as well. Two of a Kind will include: paintings, drawings, and small sculptures including a wall installation. An opening reception for Jeni Yang will take place...

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GR2 the Rebuild

I grew up around tools since my father worked in construction. A kitchen because my mother owned a restaurant, but that doesn’t mean I can build or cook. It just means that I’m comfortable with the processes after watching them use powertools and knives. Somehow it’s in me to use these objects although I’m limited in exactly what I’m doing. It just flows fairly easily. Step one for the rebuild of Giant Robot 2 (GR2) is to breakdown the shelving unit. The beautiful and creative units that were build 8 years ago. It had to come down, mostly by force. It was build custom to fit the space using great materials, but the disassembling became a demolition job. Using a...

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GR2 – Redux 2012

Giant Robot 2 (GR2) as you know it is going to change in 2012. In just a few days, there will be some light construction. Our “little big planet” will shift off it’s axis just a little and a new GR2 will be born and at the same time, a slightly different GR1 will emerge at the same time. GR2 began in 2003 with a solo exhibition by our close friend David Choe in a hybrid space that focused on art, artists products, house wares and more. Since then, we’ve had at least one exhibition a month and in 2012, we’ll continue in a much larger space dedicated to art. We’ll have all four walls white and available as a...

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