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Video: Jeff Soto – “The Sun Rises Again” Timelapse

Jeff Soto (interviewed) recently sent us this timelapse video of his piece “The Sun Rises Again” that he painted for the Giant Robot Biennale this year. It was definitely one of the standout pieces from that exhibition, and we are happy to see that Jeff is continuing to paint these ambitious pieces as his work is really suited for the large scale (like on the streets here and here). Check out one he’s working on for Art Basel this year here.

Openings: “Giant Robot Biennale” @ the Japanese American National Museum (Part II)

As we mentioned in Part I of our coverage of the Giant Robot Biennale, we saved four artists in the upper gallery to share with you in this article. The work of James Jean (interviewed), David Choe, Jeff Soto (interviewed), and Souther Salazar were definitely the highlights of the exhibition, at least in our minds. It seems like they put in the effort and time to create some of the best pieces we have ever seen from them. Take a look at all the amazing […]

Openings: “Giant Robot Biennale” @ the Japanese American National Museum (Part I)

This year’s Giant Robot Biennale opened last Saturday night at the Japanese American National Museum. To start things off, George Takei, (of Star Trek fame and now of Heroes fame), introduced and brought Eric Nakamura (interviewed) up on stage. Eric, one of the founders of GR then proceeded to give a speech and introduced some of the artists. After that, it was time to check out all the art work – with the group show in the floor level gallery and the heavy hitters in […]

Interviews: Eric Nakamura – “Giant Robot Biennale” @ the Japanese American National Museum

The “Giant Robot Biennale – 15 Years” exhibition is set to open tomorrow at the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) in the heart of Little Tokyo in Los Angeles. We are looking forward to seeing what looks to be a fantastic show with artists such as David Choe, Jeff Soto (interviewed), James Jean (interviewed), Souther Salazar, kozyndan, Rob Sato, Jack Long and many more. Also, we had the opportunity to talk with the man behind it all – Eric Nakamura, one of the founders of […]

Releases: kozyndan – “Spring in Nakano” for Giant Robot Biennale 2 @ Japanese American National Museum

Famous for their panoramics, kozyndan created one just for the Giant Robot Biennalle (teased) opening next weekend at the Japanese American National Museum (JANM).  Entitled “Nakano in Spring,” the piece will be released as a print (limited to 1200) sized approximately at 39″ x 8,” each is signed and numbered.  Take a look at this nice 360 degree QuickTimeVR that they created of the image. Pics of the entire panoramic plus detailed views after the jump…

Releases: David Choe – “Death Blossom” Print

Remember that show-stopper piece that David Choe painted in April for his solo show in China (covered)?  Apparently, he has decided to release a print of of the stunning “Death Blossom.”  It looks like this limited edition will be available for that Giant Robot Biennale 2 show at the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) next month that we told you about. To get an idea of how large that original painting was, take a look at Choe next it as well as check out his […]

Teaser: Giant Robot Biennale 2 @ Japanese American National Museum

Come the end of October, Giant Robot’s Biennale 2 Exhibition is opening at the Japanese American National Museum.  Here is the beginning of James Jean’s (interviewed) piece, entitled “Chhinnamasta.” Uh, yeah, don’t ask us what that is, ask wikipedia.  In any event, looks like an interesting show with some other great artists such as Jeff Soto (interviewed), David Choe, Souther Salazar, kozyndan, and Deth P. Sun among others. Check the show card after the jump…
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