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Giant Robot Time 10.10.14 Events at GR2: Mikiko Hara, Nathan Ota, Jawbreaker

giant robot time 10.10.14 | art by: joey chou   Mikiko Hara Photo Slide Show + Book SigningFriday, October 10, 7 PMJoin us in welcoming Mikiko Hara to GR2. She'll be visiting as part of her Getty exhibition, In Focus Tokyo and will present a slide show of her work. She'll also be signing copies of her new book and we'll have them available at GR2. This...

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GR2: Nathan Ota Figure Signing + Live Art and Raffle

GR2: Nathan Ota Figure Signing + Live Art and Raffle 3pm   2062 Sawtelle Blvd LA, CA 90025 Nathan Ota's Suited Birdies are created in the four suits of cards. Spades. That's what we'll be releasing at GR2. You've seen them released at Comic-Con, 3D Retro, and now at GR2. Nathan Ota's works are detailed and crafted by a master painter. These figures are no different. They're a cleanly made version of his paintings produced by 3D Retro. The package will also come with a small signed print.  But there's more. Nathan will be painting live for an hour and this isn't a splashy painting with a wide brush. Ota will create a tight small piece that will be...

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Takashi Murakami at The Orpheum with Pico Iyer

In a small crowded area in downtown LA, Takashi Murakami said, “It’s like when I first saw Giant Robot magazine in New York.” It’s been years since I’ve spoken with Murakami who in between our last meetings, has gone from superstar to megastar, from world wide artist and now filmmaker. I’m not sure which is greater, but he’s the bigger one. Takashi Murakami was the subject of a Q and A at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles. The brightly lit marquee spelled out his name as if he were a movie or a band. A line of many recognizable art fans formed outside an hour early. Over 1400 tickets were sold to see him speak with Pico Iyer, an...

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GR2: 3/9/14 (3-5pm) Nathan Ota – Monoprint Workshop

Giant Robot 2 – 2062 Sawtelle Blvd LA, CA 90025 310-445-9276 Sunday March 9th, 2014 3-5pm Nathan Ota Monoprint Workshop. Learn to make a one-off print using simple techniques and get exhibition quality results. The images on the flyer were created using this technique. Bring an X-acto blade handle. We’d normally try and supply it, but ending up with 10-20 extra handles are useless for us. We will probably have some on hand regardless. We’ll have the correct blade. Bring the paper(s) you’d like your final print to be on. We’ll have plain paper, perhaps some nicer paper, and smaller sheets too. Because of the use of blades, it will require close adult supervision of children.

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GR2: 3/9/14 (3-5pm) Nathan Ota – Monoprint Workshop

Giant Robot 2 – 2062 Sawtelle Blvd LA, CA 90025 310-445-9276 Sunday March 9th, 2014 3-5pm Nathan Ota Monoprint Workshop. Learn to make a one-off print using simple techniques and get exhibition quality results. The images on the flyer were created using this technique. Bring an X-acto blade handle. We’d normally try and supply it, but ending up with 10-20 extra handles are useless for us. We will probably have some on hand regardless. We’ll have the correct blade. Bring the paper(s) you’d like your final print to be on. We’ll have plain paper, perhaps some nicer paper, and smaller sheets too. Because of the use of blades, it will require close adult supervision of children.

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