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Releases: Ron English x Toy Tokyo x Secret Base

Following his several previous, and now mostly sold out, releases with Secret Base and Toy Tokyo, Ron English (covered) returns with yet another version of his now classic McSuperSized figure. This time around Ronald (McDonald, not English) sports a white/purple/green and clear colorway and is available through ARMTH’s Zozotown store, available now. More pictures after the jump.

Releases: Tomokazu Matsuyama x Medicom Bearbrick

Recently, we stopped by Tomokazu “Matsu” Matsuyama’s (interviewed) Brooklyn studio (here) and saw one of the coolest things he’s working on – a Bearbrick with famed toy makers Medicom on their next artist series release. Their last official design collab was 2 years ago with Kaws. The bearbrick is customized with a special pattern created by Matsu. It will come in a set that has both a 400% and 100% bearbrick. Like all artist collab bearbricks, these will be hard to find as there will […]

Releases: Gary Baseman – “Midnight Magi” Figure

Today, Gary Baseman (interviewed) is set to release his first figure “Midnight Magi” with toy maker Kidrobot. This heralds the launch of Kidrobot Black, an ultra-exclusive line that features only one colorway – black, with the molds being broken after production. The cool figure is limited to only 200 pieces and will only be released on a special Kidrobot site: So, keep your eyes peeled for the special site to go live. More detailed pics after the jump.

Releases – KAWS – “OriginalFake 4′ Companion”

Confirmed for a noon release tomorrow (probably eastern time), the last in a series of 4 foot companions from KAWS will be up for grabs. The black dissected will sell out quickly no doubt at anywhere from 4-6K we would guess. Good luck! Another pic after the jump… *edit we unfortunately published this articles slightly after midnight when it was supposed to be published before midnight, the actual date of release was 1/8/09 (today) – apologies for the mistake*

Releases: KAWS 4FT Dissected Companion – Black

For KAWS collectors who follow the elusive and highly coveted 4 foot companion series, (here & here) it’s been a forgone conclusion that the final 4ft black dissected companion would be released. The real question was when? Well, it’s just been confirmed that the final dissected companion (black) of the 4 foot series will be released December 19th at the Original Fake Tokyo flagship store. Check out more after the jump. Images thanks to High Snobiety Discuss KAWS here.

Openings: HK Venture (Part I) – Ashley Wood

Well-known Australian comic book artist and illustrator Ashley Wood recently headlined a group show in Hong Kong. Our HK correspondent Andy Li was on hand to take some pics of the “HK Venture” also featuring toys and figures from Threezero, Kenny Wong, Colan Ho, and Mak Siu Fung. The other Aussie artist in the show was Jeremy Geddes, whose works we were quite taken with (pics saved for Part II post) Images all after the jump…

Releases: CheTrooper Bust by Urban Medium

Urban Medium recently released a whole new colorway series of their long sold out CheTrooper Bust. Standing at 7.5″, these vinyl sculptures are limited to only fifty pieces per colorway and are expected to sell out quickly. For more information, check out their online store; more pictures after the jump.

Preview: Switcheroo x Flopdoodle Holiday Party

If you are near Pasadena tonight, you might want to stop by the Switcheroo x Flopdoodle Holiday Party put on by Tim Biskup, Amanda Visell, and Michelle Valigura. Fresh off his big show last weekend, Biskup is back in action – this time with collaborative sculptures with Visell – the centerpiece of the night, a “HelperCentaurEphunt” (seen after the jump) limited edition wood figure. As you can see by the image above, it will consist of Biskup’s iconic “Helper” and Visell’s iconic elephant figures squeezed […]

Openings: Tim Biskup – “I Hate Everyone But You” @ De La Barracuda

Friday night saw the opening of Tim Biskups’ “I Hate Everyone But You” exhibition (previewed) in Melrose at De La Barracuda. Featuring paintings, sculptures, prints, and toys from the creator of the Helper, the comprehensive show was enjoyed by all. Along with Biskup, his friend Matt Goldman aka MFG also displayed some of prints. More pics afte the jump…

Preview: Doktor A – “Freak Machanique” @ Lift Gallery

Doktor A, who is considered by many to be one of the pre-eminent “customizers” out there, is opening his show “Freak Machanique” tonight in Detroit. He has long since shown he that he has many other talents including painting and sculpting.  For this exhibition, he is bringing a new body of his signature steam-punk inspired work (paintings, drawings and three-dimensional pieces) to Lift Gallery including this hand painted and remixed Koibito figure from Yoskay Yamamoto (featured) which he renamed “The Odorous Fish Man.” More preview images he sent us […]