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Tiny Little Objects – a figure exhibition by Dehara Yukinori

GR2 Dehara Tiny Little Objects

Starting August 2nd 2014, Giant Robot will present Japanese artist Dehara Yukinori’s latest work - minuscule versions of his art pieces. Tiny Little Objects will open August 2nd with a reception running from 6:30PM to 10:00PM. The show will be viewable through August 20th 2014.

On Sunday, August 3rd, Dehara will combine forces with illustration legend Terada Katsuya in a live demo featuring Japanese Yokai.

Giant Robot 2 (GR2)
2062 Sawtelle Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90025

Mindzai Art of War Dunny Trading Party

Mindzai Dunny Trading Party

With Kidrobot releasing The Art of War Dunny Series - a 14 artist blind-box line - Mindzai has announced details for their Dunny Trading Party.

They'll be releasing The Art of War Dunny series on Friday, June 27th 2014 at Noon ET in store and 2PM ET online.

The trading party will take place on July 5th 2014 from 3PM to 6PM. That will take place in Toronto...

Mindzai x Homebase
11 Camden Street
Toronto, Ontario, M5V1V2

Nerdirt presents Super Awesome: Art and Giant Robot

The latest episode of Nerdirt heads to the Oakland Museum of California to check out the exhibit poignantly entitled Super Awesome: Art and Giant Robot, curated by Giant Robot

Coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the alternative art and culture magazine Giant Robot, the show features works by 15 contemporary artists who have been a part of the magazine's social and cultural evolution. Artworks in the exhibition represent a range of mediums, including mural art, sculpture, illustration, portraiture, large-scale installations, graphic novels, photography, and more.

Gothic Fiction & the Dark Romantics

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Artist Kevin Titzer sent us several images of a piece he has in the Gothic Fiction and the Dark Romantics show at Brumfield's Gallery. The show confronts dark themes, that while compelling, under close scrutiny create discomfort and unease. Champions of such tales are often driven by a desire to communicate a blunt truth about our humanity. The grotesque is celebrated; our sympathies, darkest fears, and our ability to empathize with the most wretched are provoked.

The Gothic Fiction and the Dark Romantics group show runs through August 2nd 2014 and features the following artists:

• Jane Andrews
• Michael Barnes
• Michael DeMeng
• Ego
• Chris Mars
• Kyla Zoe Rafert
• Len Shelley
• Kevin Titzer

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Stepping Through The Walls

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Toy Art Gallery will be presenting Stepping Through Walls, featuring the works of Bwana Spoons, Johan Ulrich, Joseph Harmon, Martin Ontiveros, Rampage Toys, and T9G. Take a step into the cosmic toy frontier with these six artists as they blend bright colors, cute critters, and a little something extra to create some out of this world artwork. Stepping Through Walls features resin and vinyl editions, one-off customs, paintings and illustrations, and more.

The exhibit opening will take place on Saturday, June 7th 2014 from 7PM to 10PM. Stepping Through Walls runs through July 13th.

TAG | Toy Art Gallery
7571 Melrose Ave.
Hollywood, CA 90046 U.S.

Pandamonium

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The Pandamonium show - curated by Nicole Bruckman - will be at the Flower Pepper Gallery this month. The show is a group exhibition of works by 50 artists, inspired by one of the world’s most beloved creatures - the Giant Panda. The opening reception takes place this Saturday - June 7th 2014 - from 6:30PM to 9:30PM. The exhibition will be on view from June 7th to June 27th 2014.

Artists include:

Airom Bleicher, Alice Pine, Amy Fry, Ania Tomicka, Anna Chung, Corrie Gregory, Crowded Teeth, Cuddly Rigor Mortis, Daisy Church, David Chung, Desiree Fessler, Edward Cao, Erich J. Moffitt, Ghost Ghost Teeth, Graham Curran, Heather Gross, Jel Ena, Jeni Yang, Jeremiah Ketner, Jin Kim, Jon Lau, Joshua Roman, Juan Muniz, Julianna Swaney, Keith Dugas, KiSung Koh, Leila Ataya, Lisa Congdon, Lilstickyrice, Luciano Martinez, Martin Hsu, Nicole Bruckman, Paige Moon, Patrick Whitehorn, Paul Barnes, Raymond Sanchez, Robert Yancy, Roland Tamayo, Ruel Pascual, Sinae Park, 64 Colors, Stephen Holman, Susanne Apgar, Tiffany Liu, Tory Lin, Walt Hall, Yejin Oh, Yevgeniya Mikhailik

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Dan Goodsell’s Hello Ohio

Goodsell Rivet

Rivet welcomes back California artist Dan Goodsell for a June solo exhibition titled Hello Ohio featuring watercolor works of the World of Mr. Toast characters. This month also celebrates the seven year anniversary for Rivet.

An opening reception will be held on Saturday, June 7th 2014 from 7PM to 10PM with an appearance of the Mr. Toast costume character and photo booth fun, coloring contest, giveaways and prizes. This will be Dan's second solo exhibition with Rivet and it will be on display through June 30th 2014.

Rivet
1200 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43201

Vagaries and Transfigure – Stranger Factory in June

Stranger Factory Vagaries

Stranger Factory has two exhibits opening next month - June 2014. Vagaries will feature new work from Carisa Swenson, Allison Sommers, Kelly Denato, and Michelle Lynch. And Transfigure is a new exhibit by Katie Carillo.

Both shows open June 6th 2014 and run through July 6th 2014. An opening reception will take place on Friday, June 6th 2014 from 6PM to 9PM.

Stranger Factory
109 Carlisle Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106