Jun 21, 2017

Gunnzo Presents: Paul Kaiju, Rampage Toys and Bwana Spoons in "Summer Slime" (07.22)

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Paul Kaiju is yet again continuing on the tradition of an off-site event during San Diego Coimc-Con. Hosted by Gunnzo in Old Town, Bwana Spoons also returns for the special event, along with Rampage Toys for "Summer Slime". The event will take place on Saturday, July 22nd with free raffle tickets being distributed at 6PM. Raffle tickets will then be called at 730PM, which in the mean time you can enjoy some tacos and refreshments! The event will take place at the same venue as the previous years, just so there is no confusion with Gunnzo's new store location.

Gunnzo
2445 Juan St
San Diego, CA 92110

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Jun 10, 2017

Tokyo Jesus, Eimi Takano & Octoplum – Yokai at Clutter Gallery (6.11)

 

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Clutter Gallery will present the opening of the three-artist Yokai (“spirits”) show on Saturday evening  (6.11) featuring the work of artists Tokyo Jesus, Eimi Takano  and Octoplum.  With a Sphinx-like pose, Octoplum’s Ao Andon is a grinning female demon with flowing hair and pensive, well-sculpted hands.  The show features several one-off versions of the sculpt in various sizes and color treatments.  Artist duo Tokyo Jesus and Eimi Takano continue to impress with their strikingly different visions, he with dark, sometimes morbid imagery while she embraces kawaii with her adorable food characters.  Their new collections offer a mix of their popular resin characters as well as new creations.

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Opening: Saturday, June 11th 2017 (6 PM)

Clutter Gallery
163 Main Street
Beacon, NY 12508

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Jun 07, 2017

Super7 San Francisco Presents: Michelle Valigura in a Ceramic Kaiju Show (06.10)

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Michelle Valigura will be making her way up the California Coast for her very own solo show at at Super7 in San Francisco. The Ceramic Kaiju show will feature some amazing ceramic pieces that are inspired by some classic giant Japanese monsters. Be sure to make your way to the Mission district for an evening of fun on Saturday, June 10th at 7PM. Michelle of course will be in attendance!

Super7
3253 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

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Jun 02, 2017

Bats in The Belfry at Stranger Factory (6.2)

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Friday is a big night at Stranger Factory.  In addition to the Toy Makers of Planet  Earth group show, the gallery will also present Bats in The Belfry featuring artist customs of Brandt Peters’ Night King vinyl.   The show lineup includes:

Camilla d'Errico, Jellykoe, Drilone, Haus of Boz, Dolly Oblong, 64 Colors, Tasha Zimich, Igor Ventura, Ian Ziobrowski (above), Joe Whiteford, Brandan Styles, Ink Visuals, Otto Björnik, Jess Hernandez, Victoria Rose, EL DODO ALBINO, Tokyo Jesus, Kathie Olivas, Brandt Peters, Tim Lee, Joe Scarano, Cassia Harries, Karl Deuble, and SeriouslySillyK.

Hit the jump for preview shots of the Bats.

Bats of the Belfry
Opening: Friday, June 2nd 2017 (6-9 PM)

Stranger Factory
3411 Central Ave NE
Albuquerque NM 87106

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Jun 01, 2017

Stranger Factory Presents Toymakers of Planet Earth (6.2)

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Stranger Factory has a big Friday night (6.2) gallery opening with two shows including Toy Makers of Planet Earth which celebrates and showcases the work of independent toy artists and brands.  From the previews that have been floating, this is a great opportunity to see and pick up unique new art toys offering fresh new visions.  The show’s lineup includes: 

Mark Nagata, Brandt Peters, Jess Hernandez, Otto Björnik, Sergey Safanov, Junker Jane, Jen Musatto, Silk and Thistle, Victoria Rose, Lana Crooks, Daniel Talone, Steve Ferrera, Scott Radke, Stan Manoukian, JShea, Eric Althin, Kathie Olivas, Sweet Bestiary, Mudmonkey, Tanya Marriott, Art Toy Maison, Vanessa Ramirez, Fanny Kao, Cassia Harries, Sumrow, Tim Lee, Joe Scarano, Aya Kakeda, Ratokim, Munktiki, SeriouslySillyK, Super Secret Fun Club, Scott Wilkowski, Psycho Scimitar, Mizna Wada, Circus Posterus, VTSS, Black Seed, Mr. Clement, and Bob Doucette.

Hit the jump for an eyeful of previews.

Toy Makers of Planet Earth
Opening: Friday, June 2nd 2017 (6-9 PM)

Stranger Factory
3411 Central Ave NE
Albuquerque NM 87106

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May 31, 2017

Vessels Group Show at Munky King (6.2)

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Munky King will present Vessels, a one-night only lifestyle/home decor show, on Friday (6.2) at 7 PM at their HQ in LA.  If you’re looking for a planter or plate or bowl with artistic flair, you need to come and check out pieces by Michelle Valigura, Dave Bondi, Jen Kuroki, Kozy Kitchens, Bill McMullen, Lap Ngo, Satori Designs, Ness Lee, Melanie Abratnes Designs and more.

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Vessels
Friday, June 2 2017 at 7 PM

Munky King
5702 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019

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May 25, 2017

Martin Hsu – Hawaii Pop-Up / Signing at Pioneer Salon (5.26)

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Aloha! Martin Hsu return to Hawaii for a one-day Pop Up presented by Umi Toys Hawaii, Monsarrat Ave. Shaved Ice at  Pioneer Salon in Honolulu on Friday (5.26) from 5-7 PM local time. Martin will be showing new works inspired by the island paradise and be signing his latest book—Dragon Boy Tales.  He’s also have prints, the Dragon Boy plush toys, and more for all your art and collecting needs.

If you’re anything like us, you almost always forget to eat before going out to an event. Luckily you’re covered this time around.  Pioneer Salon will be serving their full menu of plate lunches and ramen burgers and Monsarrat Ave. Shaved Ice will be offering a dollar off their shaved ice flavors during their Happy Hour (4-6 PM). Be sure to hit the jump for a quick preview.

Martin Hsu Pop Up and Signing
Friday, May 26th 2017 (5-7 PM)

Pioneer Salon
3046 Monsarrat Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96815

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May 16, 2017

Sergey Safonov – Preview of ‘Birds of Moscow’ (5.18)

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Over the past  several months, Sergey Safonov has been posting tantalizing photos of his hand-crafted wood bird figures, some of which include blown glass elements.  We’ve been admiring them from afar and wondering how/when they would be shown/released.  Turns out Sergey will be showing them at his Birds of Moscow exhibition which opens in Moscow this Thursday (5.18).

The birds have a refined, old world feel, sophisticated yet down to earth.  They sport stylish hats and seem to have a sense of purpose—perhaps that’s due in part to their pointed beaks.  At any rate, the new collection is impressive. Hit the jump for a preview of select pieces.

After the show, we believe the remaining pieces will be available online.  As part of his intention to have the show travel around the globe, he’ll be showing two of the pieces for Toymakers of Planet Earth in June at Circus Posterous.

Those little Birds of Moscow are always in a hurry. Wherever they fly, they take this city with them, sometimes cantankerously shrieking, other times softly tweeting. Their tiny beaks are snapping, the golden caps, floating. Birdies can’t stand one another, yet their chirping hearts beat in unison. White flickers, ooze and concrete, sweet marble curls… The little birds of Moscow softly and elegantly walk among us. They look only upwards and crumble this city under their feet. Ash and coal. Birds of Moscow are watchfully looking from everywhere, waiting for the continuation of old stories. And lonely laughter in the silence.

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May 11, 2017

Giant Ron English Statues Removed in Shanghai

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The breathtaking installation of two towering MC Supersized and Liberty Grin statues (~ 20 ft) for Ron English’s East Meets West art exhibition in Shanghai was unfortunately cut short. As reported by the South China Morning Post, the statues were installed Wednesday morning China time and then were subsequently removed a few hours later at the request of mall management, law enforcement and local government, even though the proper permits had been requested and received by the Reel Department Store, the local show sponsor, as part of the exhibit preparation.

While one might be suspicious of the reasons behind the removal, the stated reason was a matter of size.  As Ron explained in response to the question of whether the removal was politically motivated, “I don’t know. I am not familiar as the situation seemed to be one of the size and scale in the public square, and perhaps things being lost in translation versus anything else.”  

While the South China Morning Post reports that McDonald’s was apparently not pleased with a larger-than-life MC Supersized, the restaurant chain’s complaints were ultimately not the reason the statues were removed.  In fact, MD Young of exhibition producer Pop Life explained that “…was not the issue as the artist was able to provide proof of US copyrights for his works.”

As you can see in the pictures above and after the jump, both of Ron’s statues look great and were the perfect calling cards and anchors for the exhibit.  While only a fraction of the potential audience was able to see them, the news of their removal and display at a future stop on the art tour will ensure that many more people will see and enjoy them.

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May 09, 2017

myplasticheart x James Groman – Madballs All-Star Art Jam and Exhibition (5.18)

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myplasticheart and James Groman will present the Madballs All-Star Art Jam and Exhbition on Thursday May 18th (7-10 PM) at the mph store.  The exhibition will present new takes on the classic American Greetings’ toys with inspired customs of the recently released Kidrobot medium format vinyl Madballs from: Andrew Bell, Brent Nolasco, Carlos Villagra, Chris Ryniak, Doubleparlour, Dski One, Grizlli Atom, Guumon, J*RYU, James Groman, Jon-Paul Kaiser, Mark Nagata, Mechavirus, Miscreation Toys, Remjie Malham, Retroband, Scott Wilkowski, Skinner, Tru:Tek, Violence Toy and Wonder Goblin

If you live in NYC or will be in town for the first-ever Five Points Festival (5.20-5.21), you’ll definitely want to drop by mph for the opening.

Madballs All-Star Art Jam and Exhibition
Opening: Thursday May 18th, 2017 (7-10 PM)

myplasticheart
210 Forsyth St. NYC
646.290.6866

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May 06, 2017

Ron English – East Meets West Tour: Hong Kong

Ron English’s East Meets West is spreading the gospel of Popaganda throughout Asia with multiple stops including Seoul and Bangkok. Here’s a look at the Thursday’s VIP Opening (5.4) of the Hong Kong event  attended by numerous high-profile guests including none other than Michael Lau.  The travelling exhibit features a retrospective of his culture-jamming billboard exploits, part of his counter culture legacy as the “Godfather of Street Art”. The faux marketing takes aim at corporate consumer culture from big tobacco to big pharma and of course, sweetly addictive breakfast cereals.

East Meets West also features a Black Light Magic installation, new MC Supersized paintings exploring Asian culture, and numerous appearances of the artists’ popular Cereal Killer characters—as life sized-sculptures and the new event exclusive blacklight editions of the new minis.  If you’re looking for the latest Ron English lifestyle and art toy drops, the Pop Life gift shops at each stop have everything you need from new MC Supersized figures in communist garb to an amazing new blacklight grin featuring a Ying/Yang design.  Hit the jump for more event photos.

The Qube at PMQ
35 Aberdeen Street
Central Hong Kong

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Apr 12, 2017

Michael Slack – We’re All Weirdos, We’re All Wonderful at Rotofugi (5.5)

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Artist/Illustrator/Children’s Book Author Michael Slack (@michael_slackart) will open his We’re All Weirdos, We’re All Wonderful solo at Rotofugi in Chicago on Friday May 5th 2017.   The show will feature Slack’s original art including several fun wood character cutouts painted brightly with both cel vinyl and enamel. Michael will also read several of his children’s books including  Monkey Truck!, Elecopter and Turtle Tug to the Rescue! on Saturday (5.6)  at the gallery from 1 to 2:30 PM. Roto will have the books for purchase if you (we won’t tell) or your little one falls in love with one or more of them.

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Michael Slack||We're All Weirdos, We're All Wonderful
Opening: Friday, May 5th 2017 (7-10 PM)

Rotofugi
2780 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago IL 60614

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Apr 11, 2017

The Bots x Urban Vinyl Daily Presents: A Luna Custom Group Show @ Rotofugi (05.05)

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The Bots and Urban Vinyl Daily are excited to announce the Luna Custom Group Show! On Friday, May 5th, make your way to Rotofugi in Chicago to see some amazing custom pieces by: 64Colors, Ally Burke, Davemarket, Doktor A, Dolly Oblong, Horrible Adorables, Huck Gee, Igor Ventura, J*Ryu, Jeremiah Ketner, Jon Paul Kaiser, MaP-MaP, MJ Hsu, Obsessed Panda, One-Eyed Girl, Otto Bjornik, RxSeven, Scott Tolleson, Tomodochi Island and Will Rimel. The opening reception will take place from 7-10PM with The Bots in attendance!

Rotofugi
2780 N Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614

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Mar 28, 2017

The Toy Chronicle Presents: CUSTOMANIA @ ToyConUK (04.19-20)

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The Toy Chronicle will be bringing a spectacle of a custom show to this years ToyConUK. They are happy to announce CUSTOMANIA, which includes a roster of amazing artists following a Wrestling theme. This show will feature customs on all sorts of platforms from:

Forces of Dorkness, ibreaktoys, Rudy Ramirez, Czee Toys, Tasha Zimich, Uncle Studio, Eyehart Toys, Jeremy Dale, Angry Hedgehog, Inprimewetrust, The Bots, RYCA, Infected Resin Toy, Jaykblu, JFury, Playful Gorilla, Taylored Curiosities, Cult Mini Figures, Gino Cruz, Blue Frog World, Molly Bolder, Ian Hancox, David Stevenson, Uncle Absinthe, Redd Prime, Wetworks, Geistwulf, Sergio Mancini, Zard Apuya, Chaingun, RXSE7EN, Josh Mayhem, Watch Parts Motorcycle, Naptime Noah, Zipper Rabbit, Darren Clegg, Tomodachi Island, Graphix Chick, Flat Bonnie, Run DMB, Fantastisch, Mr Mars Studios, Emilio Subira, Fluke Graf, Robotic Industries, Mjolnir Studio, Kerry Dyer, Cat Atomic and Bad Leprechaun
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The show will take place during ToyConUK from April 29th to the 30th. The amazing poster was created by Bad Leprechaun. Can you name all of the famous wrestlers?

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Jon-Paul Kaiser x J*RYU – Dauntless at Woot Bear (4.1)

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Fresh off their sharp Skullhead Samurai custom collaboration, Jon-Paul Kaiser and J*RYU will present a brand-new collaborative project, Dauntless, at Woot Bear this Saturday (4.1).  There isn’t much to go on in the way of details, but both the flier and the press release described the project as a “tale”, so perhaps we’re looking a book, illustrated story or media-style endeavor?  Or perhaps “tale” refers to an overarching story that ties multiple works together.  At any rate, color us very curious.

Dauntless
Saturday, April 1st 2017 (6-9 PM)

Woot Bear
1519 Haight St.
San Francisco, CA

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Mar 23, 2017

Preview: Skullhead Samurai Show (3.24)

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Pobber will present the Skullhead Samurai Custom Show (official show page) featuring the Jon-Paul Kaiser x Huck Gee figure at Flabslab in Singapore on Friday (3.24) at 7 PM – so in a few hours.  From the numerous previous we’ve seen so far, this one is set to be an impressive show with high quality work throughout.  The artists seem to have really enjoyed customizing the toy, and who can blame ‘em ? Samurais rule.  From different treatments on the armor to different character faces, there’s plenty of design room while still keeping the sculpt largely intact.

While there are many highlight pieces, we’re really enjoying the JPK x J*RYU collab, I Revere our Ancestor’s Strength/Through Them I Smite Our Enemies diorama style 2-figure piece featuring JRYU’s custom Samurai, with signature JPK paint.

The artist roster includes: 13 Art, 2Petalrose, Banana Virus, Brent Nolasco, Cacooca, Candie Bolton, Caramelaw, Carson Catlin, Egg Fiasco, Fakir, Flabslab, Frank Montano, HX Studio, Ink Visuals, J*RYU, Jan Calleja, Jenn & Tony Bot, Jon-Paul Kaiser, Josh Mayhem, KumKum, Le Kuo, Quiccs, Richard Page, RXSeven, Scott Tolleson, Shonside, Trigger Desigm, twelveDot, Watchparts and Wetworks.













































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Mar 22, 2017

Super7 Presents: Kenth Toy Works Space Night Connel Custom Show (03.25)

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Join Super7 this Saturday, March 25th at 7PM for the opening reception of Kenth Toy Works Space Night Connel Custom show. The Space Night Connel figure was Inspired by the one and only Connel Little. This show will feature customs by Dski One, Paul Kaiju, Skinner and Joseph Harmon and artwork by Evildave, Scottyg68, nownownow66 and Super7’s very own Josh Herbolsheimer. This will all be taking place at Super7’s San Francisco location, where drinks and donuts will be provided!

Super7 San Francisco
3253 16th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

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Aloha! Lolligag Release + Custom Show at QPop (3.25)

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Bombastic Fantastic will celebrate their brand new Aloha! Lolligag vinyl at QPop in DTLA on Saturday (3.25) with a release event + custom show featuring the kawaii hula dancer.  Limited to 125 pieces, the 5” figure features a dynamic design that captures the grace of hula. 

The Aloha! Lolligag custom show features a talented artist roster including: 64 Colors, Alina Chau, Aron Jean Shay, Baby Vtec, Brandon Dicks, Carson Catlin, Cat Toung Bui, Chris Mitchell, Devilrobots, Evon Freeman, Gabbie Zapata, Grace Kim, Hyperactive Monkey, Jackie Cadiente, Jackie Huang, Jane Liu, Jason Hornbuckle, Jeff Granito, Jeff Ranjo, Jeremiah Ketner, Jhonny Nunez, Joey Chou, Kamakiri, Leesassaur, Lissa Treiman, Magen Mitchell, Messy Pink, Miss Mindy, Mizna Wada, MJ Hsu, Monster Factory, Obscure, Onch Movement, Paul Shih, Riser, Riyoko Iwamoto, Stacey Aoyama, Special Ed Toys, Sylvia Liu, Tasha Zimich, Task One, Touma, Toy Art Custom, Uamou, Zachary Sweets and Zard Apuya.

Hit the jump for preview pics.

 

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Aloha! Lolligag Release + Custom Show
Opening: Saturday March 25th 2017 (7 to 10 PM)

QPop
319 E. 2nd St. #121
Los Angeles, CA

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myplasticheart Presents ‘Furmutation’ Group Plush Show (4.7)

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The next generation of ‘fiber’ creatures are evolving, blossoming, and in some cases, scampering about.  For the best vantage point, head on over to myplasticheart for the opening of Furmutation on Friday, April 7th.  The group show will feature plush creations (or for the enlightened, ‘fiber’) from a powerful trio – Horrible Adorables, Mariangela Tan (plushPLAY), and Justin Alan Volpe (POPprolific).  If you’re in or around NYC, go and check out the collectible, soft-to-the-touch flora+fauna.

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Furmutation
Opening: Friday April 7th 2017 (7-10 PM)

myplasticheart
210 Forsyth Street
New York City, 10002

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Mar 17, 2017

Paul Kaiju Pop-Up at Stranger Factory (03.18)

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This Saturday, March 18th from 6-9PM, Join Stranger Factory for the opening reception of Paul Kaiju's Pop-Up Shop event! There will be a limited number of one-off figures and small run releases available at the event. The event will take place throughout the weekend until the 20th. Any leftover pieces will be available online on Monday. Raffle wristbands will be distributed on a first come first serve basis at Stranger Factory at Noon today through the 18th at 5:30PM. Numbers will be called at random at 7PM. Paul will be hanging out at opening night, so be sure to stop by and say "hi!".

Stranger Factory
3411 Central Avenue NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

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Mar 13, 2017

Luke Chueh – Blood on My Hands at Secret Fresh Gallery (3.18)

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Luke Chueh is in Manila preparing for his Blood on My Hands solo opening on Saturday, March 18th at Secret Fresh Gallery.  Bear lovers everywhere will be excited to hear that the show will feature Red Handed, a 21” limited edition sculpture (resin?) reminiscent of Possessed (apparently minus the devil). It also looks like there will be at least one custom 21” bear and several original paintings.

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Mar 10, 2017

One-Night ‘Taste of The Orient’ Brings Sofubi to Munky King

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It’s been quite sometime since LA has hosted a sofubi show.  Looking to fill that gnawing void, partners in crime Jerry and TylerTyler will present the Taste of The Orient group show for a one-night run on Saturday (3.11, 7 to 11 PM) at Munky King.  The ‘menu’ will feature tasty morsels from Purple Toys, Retroband, Paul Kaiju, Brandt Peters, MilkboyToys, Violence Toy, Kenth Toyworks, Yokai-Yu and more. Look for one-offs and a few editions including Boss Carions, Chimeras, and more from PK, a pair of gnarly of Muo Gui Meats from Retroband, several hand-painted Astro Bats (RxH) and at least one Orion from Mr. Peters, and an army of toys from Kenth Toy works including an edition and one-offs of Milkboytoys’ IT Bear plus one-offs his own Naminori Kaiji Oron (whew!).    Wristbands for the lottery will be passed out through 8 PM. Hit the jump for preview pics.

To The Orient
Saturday (3.11.17) from 7 to 11 PM

Munky King
5702 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019

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Feb 23, 2017

Kidrobot x Rotofugi -- Yummy World Pop-Up (3.3 – 4.2)

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Rotofugi will host Kidrobot’s Make it Yummy, a Yummy World Pop-up, for the month of March (3.3 – 4.2) in their gallery space. The pop-up shop will feature the delectable Yummy World food toys, exclusive posters, a fun photo-op, a chance to win some YW prizes. So if you love food toys (you know who you are!) and are in or around Chicago, definitely drop by and check it out.  After the Yummy World pop-up Rotofugi will host the Tokidoki Pop-Up (4.7 – 4.30).


Make It Yummy: Yummy World Popup

March 3rd – April 2nd 2017

Rotofugi
2780 N Lincoln
Chicago, IL 60614

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Feb 22, 2017

Woot Bear Hosts: Feminamorphe II Group Show (02.25)

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Woot Bear Gallery is happy to bring back and host another all female group show, titled Feminamorphe II. This show was curated by Candie Bolton and Tasha Zimich and will be taking place this Saturday, February 25th from 6-9PM. They’ve gathered 30 very talented female artists, who include: Andrea Kang, Caitlin Hackett, Camilla d’Errico, Candie Bolton, Crystel’s Cimeras, Diane McAmis, Eimi Takano, Fika Art, Gretchen Lewis, Hikari Bambi, Horrible Adorables, JP Neang, Kaori Hinata, KKAMoxo, Lana Crooks, 64Colors, Magen Mitchell, Mayuko Nakamura, MJ Hsu, Odd Fauna, Rato Kim, Remjie, Renee French, Rhodora Jacob, Sabrina Elliott, Sarah Graybill, Seriously Silly K, Tasha Zimich, Teres Chiba, Tina Lugo and Victoria Rose. You can expect a nice blend of both 3D and 2D artwork in many mediums! Good times will be had with many of these artists in attendance of the opening reception!

Woot Bear
1512 Haight St.
San Francisco, CA 94117

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Jan 27, 2017

myplasticheart Presents: Monstrosities (02.04)

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myplasticheart is happy to bring back their Monstrosities show for another round! They've got an amazing line up of Kaiju artists partaking in their annual show, who include BLObPUS, Candie Bolton, Gabriella June, Guumon, Kearjun, Oltretomba, Paul Kaiju, Mechavirus, Michael Devera, Monsterfoot Creations, Planet X and Splurrt. All of these artists are coming together from all around the world for what looks to be a rad show. The opening reception will take place on Saturday, February 4th from 7-10PM.

Paul Kaiju, Oltretomba, Splurrt items will be available via lottery at 8:30PM during opening night.

Monstrosities
Opening: Saturday, February 4th (7-10 PM)

myplasticheart toy store & gallery
210 Forsyth St.
New York, NY 10002

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