Posted by Miranda April 13, 2011

Dragatomi, Sacramento's signature designer toy shop and gallery, has single-handedly put California's capital city on the map as a mecca for Designer Toys and related art. This month, they're hosting a great new art show - a tribute to the John Carpenter-directed camp classic Big Trouble in Little China. I attended the opening festivities this past Saturday, April 9 - I'm happy to...

Posted by Nick April 11, 2011

Medicom and Daft Punk have a long and succesful history together from the selection of 12" RAH figures and the Be@rbricks of various sizes that they have produced. At the end of 2010, beginning of 2011 we saw the Bearbrick versions of these TRON edition figures so it was only a matter of time before their release...

What does look realls nice in these figures, as is normal with Medicom...

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Posted by Miranda April 11, 2011

I recently stumbled across this awesome Paper Artwork by Julien Vallée, a graphic designer / art director from Montreal. He doesn't exclusively use paper in his work, but its one of his favorite mediums due to its versatility and his use of it blows my mind. He really specializes in hand crafted materials, and has worked with clients including MTV, The New York Times and Computer Arts....

Posted by Miranda April 11, 2011

New from Paulkaiju are the April Candy Boss Carrion, available in Pink, Green and Lime, with a pearl coat. These figures are only available Blind Bag, so no color can be chosen, but they are all so cool who really cares which one you get. They will be available for $150 each (not including s&h). The raffle for these closes today at 12 PST so you have to be quick and get in there!

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Posted by Miranda April 10, 2011

This week i managed to attended a few shows down in old NYC. Coming up in this post are pictures of Shawnimals show at myplasticheart, Chuckboy's signing at Kidrobot and a look at Sas and Colin Chrisitan's work at Opera Gallery.

After turning up to the shawnimals opening at myplasticheart a day early (Doh!) i managed to swing by on saturday and get a good look at the show. The work was...

Posted by Miranda April 10, 2011

Last night saw Williamsburg, Brooklyn, become a hive of Tara McPherson fans and supporters, with the opening celebration of The Cotton Candy Machine, Tara's debut store. We arrived a little after the opening time of 7pm to see a line not just out of the door, but down stretching down the block and practically around the corner.

The Art on display was outstanding and varied, really...

Posted by Miranda April 09, 2011

Legendary publishing house LAST GASP celebrated its 41st anniversary last weekend with the opening of ART ALMIGHTY, a group art show featuring thirty amazing artists. It's a great show, weird and racy, in keeping with Last Gasp's focus on the best in underground comics, art and culture. I stopped by the opening night show after spending the afternoon at...

Posted by Miranda April 08, 2011

Tomorrow night sees the opening party for Tara Mcpherson's new store "The Cotton Candy Machine". To celebrate she has pulled together 100 of the worlds top artists to create 100 tiny pieces of artwork. Each piece will sell for $100 on the 100th day of the year! All artwork is being sold on a first come first served bases, with no preorders being taken, so you better get down to the show early...

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Posted by Miranda April 08, 2011

Toy Street returns for their second year, of toy and art celebration. This time featuring Ron English, this promises to be a one day extravaganza. Set for April 22nd (12 - 8pm) we are looking forward to attending and joining in the party.

 

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