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Preview: Philip Lumbang & Ernesto Yerena – “Dead Relatives” @ Black Book Gallery

On July 9th, the Black Book gallery in Denver will welcome Philip Lumbang & Ernesto Yerena (featured) for a collaborative show entitled Dead Relatives. The two Shepard Fairey disciples meld their own unique styles – Lumbang with his animal characters and Ernesto with his Chicano inspired collage work – together for some works inspired by Day of the Dead imagery. There will be 1-Off canvas and an edition of 3 HPM’s on paper for every image. More preview looks after the jump…

Openings: Philip Lumbang – “Adventure!” @ GR2

LA-based artist Philip Lumbang, who developed his craft as an assistant to Shepard Fairey (featured), recently opened a show at Giant Robot 2 on Sawtelle St.  After satisfying some of his needs for working on the streets, Philip brings his signature “polite bear” character indoors for a new body of work entitled “Adventure! This time, the artist whose hand-painted and subject matter provide a stark contrast to the often testosterone fueled world of street art, has put together a collection of works on wood and […]

Venue Change: Philip Lumbang – “Hug Life” (Warehouse Pop-Up Show)

One thing that’s constant in life is that most things are not constant. That’s what Philip Lumbang just shared with us. Just after we previewed Phil’s upcoming pop-up show last week, the Los Angeles Fire Marshall made a pop-up visit of his own to the remote warehouse location of the “would-be” show and decided to revoke the permits necessary for the event to occur. No worries, the show is definitely still happening on Saturday, September 12th as Phil pulled his back-up card and relocated to an even snazzier location. The […]

Preview: Philip Lumbang – “Hug Life” (Warehouse Pop-Up Show)

Last time we caught up with Philip Lumbang, he was on his hands and knees detailing stencils and collages in preparation for Shepard Fairey’s ICA Retrospective. The Studio Number One and Obey Giant studio assistant is coming into his own recently. Known for his unique play on colors and silhouettes on found mediums, we’re excited to see what this show has in store for the young artist. Phil is also featured on the cover of this month’s Giant Robot magazine. On Saturday, September 12th, Phil is transforming […]