Another great group show is opening this weekend at the Copro Gallery. For the sixth time, the Los Angeles space will host a show featuring artists from BLAB!, the annual anthology of comics, illustration, and graphic design from Monte Beauchamp. This time, the book will be reformatted with the new official title being BLABWORLD (scenes from THE HEREAFTER). This first issue will be available at the show which will feature artists like Eric White, Gary Baseman, Nicoletta Ceccoli, Jean-Pierra Roy and Femke Hiemstra. Take a […]
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For those who missed the sold out show from Femke Hiemstra at Roq La Rue (RLR) last month, we have a special giveaway for you. Kirsten from RLR has put together a delightful little package to gift to one of our lucky readers. This includes a copy of Hiemstra’s “Rock Candy” book, a signed show card, and a VERY RARE limited edition giclee print of “Der Huter” (The actual edition was 10, but this is AP that was limited to 5, signed and numbered by […]
Opening next weekend simultaneously are Femke Hiemstra’s “Hello Dachshund” and Junko Mizuno’s “Desert Woman.” Dutch artist Hiemstra’s creative use of found objects and fantastical narrative (animate inanimate objects frolicking with mischievous creatures in dark fairytale settings) has always drawn our attention and it will be nice to see a new body of work from her. Another artist we enjoy, Mizuno will bring her alluring and mystic girls and her special “gothic-kawaii” aesthetic from Japan to Seattle with a new series of paintings (seen after the […]
Take a look at this stunning new painting from Joe Sorren entitled “The Secret Collapse of Miss Loraine.” He explains it as his “micro-take about an apocalypse for this one girl, her world being suddenly being interrupted by unknown forces (the phone call)” It will be printed in the next issue of BLAB! for the theme of The Apocalypse with the original available at the annual “BLAB!” show at Copro Gallery, opening August 8th. Other artists participating in this show include Alex Gross, Jeff Soto […]
“Overdose” (previewed) opened this past Saturday at Copro Gallery in Santa Monica. Upon entering the gallery, you will notice several great pieces from “Overdose” on display in the gallery’s front room. The majority of the exhibition’s body of work is displayed in the gallery’s main room. A table was set up over in the smaller wing of the gallery for the Hi-Fructose Collected Edition 1 book signing. Artists Greg “Craola” Simkins, Gary Baseman, Attaboy, photographer Brian McCarty, and Joe Ledbetter were all on hand for […]
After their highly successful group show last year, Hi-Fructose is back again with another exhibition, this time titled “Overdose,” opening April 4th at Copro Gallery.Â With a increasingly more respected reputation as one of the best publications in the scene, they been able to assemble a pretty amazing lineup.Â Sure to be one of the showstoppers is this huge 50 x 50 inch Chris Berens piece seen above.Â See some other preview pics as well as the full lineup after the jump.