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Baby Tattooville ‘10 – Secret Art Sale

Baby Tattooville attendees get to bring home loads of goodies, including one-of-a-kind unique original works that they receive as part of their membership, but there is also the opportunity to purchase even more spectacular original art at the Art Sale.  This year’s selection included pieces by honoree Robert Williams, as well as featured artists such as Coop, Van Arno, Anthony Ausgang, and Suzanne Williams.  Also available were works by past artists, including James Jean, Jeff Soto, Tim Biskup, and Johnny “KMNDZ” Rodriguez.  The biggest surprise […]

Baby Tattooville ’10 – Secret Store by Paris to the Moon

Baby Tattooville attendees more often than not are also collectors and lovers of art products. As such, one of their favorite BT activities is shopping at the Secret Store that pops up every yearly gathering. A plethora of goodies were available at the shop, ranging from this year’s featured artists to past ones. There was an Audrey Kawasaki original, a gigantic limited edition print by the man of honor, Robert Williams, customized figures, tons of books, and various other desireables. Those who paid for their […]

Baby Tattooville ‘10 – Artist Dinner and Collaboration Drawing

Baby Tattooville 2010 is underway!  The day before the official madness began, featured artists were able to take a moment to catch up with one another over dinner and learn what BT is all about from the ringmaster himself, Bob Self.  Proudly sponsored by Arrested Motion, artists and crew spent their first night in Riverside dining on delicious fried catfish, tortas, and burritos at BT fave eccentric dining spot Tio’s Tacos. Afterwards, it was back to the historic Mission Inn, BT headquarters, so that the […]

Update: Baby Tattooville 2010 – October 1st-3rd

Sometimes things just creep up on us. Didn’t it seem like yesterday that we were in Riverside covering the monster art retreat that is Baby Tattooville? Well, the annual weekend extravaganza is nearly upon us as we count down to BBTV 2010. With a line-up consisting of Robert Williams, Suzanne Williams, Michael Hussar, Ron English, Johnny Ryan, Spain, Anthony Ausgang, Van Arno, COOP, and William Stout, it’s no wonder that memberships sold out early. However, we have just received a bit of exclusive good news […]

Openings: “Lead Poisoning” & Jason D’Aquino Solo @ Last Rites Gallery

Earlier this month, Last Rites Gallery in New York hosted “Lead Poisoning”, a group show that included a surprisingly strong list of participants. Artists like David Stoupakis, Eric White (interviewed), Glenn Barr, Ron English (featured), Chet Zar, Esao Andrews (interviewed), Chris Mars, Greg Simkins (interviewed), Robert Williams, Brian Despain (interviewed) and many others contributed drawings to exhibition. Add in a solo show from Jason D’Aquino, who seems to work exclusively in graphite, and the evening was complete. Take a look at all the openings pics […]

Baby Tattooville 2010 Lineup

It looks as though the first five artists have been quietly announced for 2010’s Baby Tattooville with some pretty big names to start with including Robert Williams, Suzanne Williams, Michael Hussar, COOP, and William Stout. Always one of our highlight events of the year, the art retreat has definitely been a good time to hang out and get to know some of our favorite artists better.  Check out all our coverage from the last two years here. We’ll let you know when the other names […]

Openings: Last Gasp 40th Anniversary @ 111 Minna

Following LeBasse Project’s SF Pop Up Gallery debut (covered) and Fecal Face Dot Gallery’s Marco Zamora and Derek Albeck show (covered), AM wrapped up a busy and fun-filled night on the town by hopping down to 111 Minna for the opening of Last Gasp’s 40th Anniversary. The underground comic purveyor and alternative arts distributor has pulled out all the stops, calling on their extensive roster of freaks, fine artists and everyone in between. With an all star lineup featuring such luminaries as R. Crumb, the […]

Video: Robert Williams – “Conceptual Realism in the Service of the Hypothetical” @ CSUN Gallery Tour

Robert Williams’ show, “Conceptual Realism in the Service of the Hypothetical”, recently traveled from NY to Southern California to the Cal State University Northridge Gallery (covered). For some lucky guests, Williams gave a lecture and personal tour of his new body of work. Check out this video above to get an idea of what it was like as he touches on different subjects in this talk. Discuss this show here. Discuss Robert Williams here.

Videos: Robert Williams Hurley Interview

To complement our recent coverage of Robert Williams’ show “Conceptual Realism in the Service of the Hypothetical” at the Cal State University Northridge Gallery, we thought you may like this cool video that Hurley made with Robert Williams. In the video, we catch a glimpse of Robert’s house and his hot rods. He also talks about his iconic “Appetite for Destruction” painting (featured) that was used for the Guns & Roses album. Discuss Robert Williams here.

Openings: Robert Williams – “Conceptual Realism in the Service of the Hypothetical” @ CSUN Gallery

Saturday night was the opening of Robert Williams’ traveling solo show at the Cal State University Northridge Gallery. We originally covered the exhibition in New York, but the second time around was no less stunning. Bringing with him a massive body of work including paintings, sculptures, drawings, comic book covers, and and specially designed wallpaper, the “godfather” delighted his fans in the greater Los Angeles area with his conceptual genius and flawless execution. Check out the our opening pics after the jump and make sure […]