Inside Giant Robot Biennale 3 at Little Tokyo's Japanese American National Museum, there are rows of glass cases filled with toys. This is the Remix Project. Eighty-five artists from seven different countries, a mix of both newcomers and established custom toy artists, contributed to the effort. Bla ... More >>
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Art shouldn't be intimidating, but when you walk into a gallery and note that even the low priced items are several hundreds of dollars, it can be.
But fear not, art lovers. There are plenty of ways you can support the artists whose work you've reblogged on Tumblr or pinned to Pinterest even when ... More >>
Two of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2012 issue. Check out our entire People 2012 issue here.
The first conversation Uglydoll creators David Horvath and Sun-Min Kim ever had was about the meaning of the word "ugly." Ugly means unique, interesting, different. Ugly, they ... More >>
SkullgirlsIf you didn't get to check out new fighter game Skullgirls or strategy game Skulls of the Shogun at E3 earlier this month, you'll have a chance on Saturday night at GR2, the art gallery/shop associated with "Asian pop culture and beyond" magazine Giant Robot. Both games will be feat ... More >>
Philip Lumbang celebrated his birthday this past weekend with the opening reception of his show, "Adventure!", at GR2 in West Los Angeles. Paintings of bears, birds and other cute, cartoon characters lined the walls of the store as Lumbang himself mingled with the crowd and signed a few autographs.
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Will Lost be the next Star Trek, a show to spark decades of obsession whether or not it's currently on the air? Eric Nakamura, publisher and editor of the influential Asian and Asian-American pop culture magazine, Giant Robot, posed this scenario Saturday night inside the National Center for the Pre ... More >>
A few years ago, Darren Romanelli (Dr. Romanelli) was in Japan having dinner with up-and-coming artist Masakatsu Sashie when they began talking about favorite bands. Sashie mentioned that he loved T. Rex. Turns out that Romanelli was a fan too. Back in Los Angeles, he met up with Rolan Bolan ... More >>