Giant Robot Store and GR2 News

giant robot time: 6.21.13 | art by: sun-min kim   My Neighbor Totoro Plushes Officially licensed Studio Ghibli plushes straight from Miyazaki’s classic film. Uglydoll Superman Babo & Batman Ice-Bat Pre-order your Uglydoll x DC Comics plushes today. Each plush or tag will be signed by Uglydoll creator David Horvath himself. Uglydoll Headwear We’re proud to offer several new and original hats and beanies featuring Babo and Ice-Bat. Uglydoll Uglycon T-shirt| Set Released as part of the everything Uglydoll extravaganza. Yukinori Dehara: Nendo Pro Wrestling June 29 – July 24, 2013 Reception: Saturday, June 29, 6:30-10 PM 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 here in person! More Info | Facebook   Yukinori Dehara: Figure Painting Workshop Sunday, June 30, 2 PM Learn the secrets of painting a vinyl figure! Space is limited to 15 people. Enrollment fee $15 and it includes a mini Dehara figure. He’ll bring the rest! Sign up at More Info It’s Go Skateboarding Day! And we’re giving away FREE decks by The Not-Its, a Seattle kindie rock band. The first 3 kids who come into the Giant Robot Store (GR1) with the “secret password” (posted on The Not-Its page on Fri. at 11am) gets one! We have cds and stickers too.         Uglydoll Uglycon 2013 – Photo Sets By GIANT ROBOT NEWS A very special thank you to everyone that joined us for a wonderful event. Check out photos of the multitude of activities throughout the day. >> Architecture for Dogs at LBMA By MARTIN WONG World-class architects designing species-specific doghouses–how cool is that? This afternoon I was able to see some of the pieces being installed at the Long Beach Museum of Art for the west coast premiere of Architecture for Dogs. >>   Street Art, Stencils, and Skateboarding on the Steppes (Interview) By MICHELLE BOROK Malou Rose is a long way from Bondi Beach. The Australian transplant has spent the last three years in Mongolia becoming an activator in the Ulaanbaatar art scene, launching a pop-up gallery, getting to know graffiti crews, and with the help of her repat partner, she’s launched a skateboarding program for kids. >> 2015 Sawtelle Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90025 2062 Sawtelle Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90025    
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