L.A.-based rapper Nova Rockafeller has a well-deserved reputation for being provocative, but she's actually got a decade of hard work under her belt, and just played a series of wildly successful CMJ shows in New York. Ahead of her free show tonight at the Improv, we talked with the Boardwalk/Merc ... More >>
Head out to Gallery 1988 when either one of its Melrose Avenue outposts is hosting a pop culture-centric, group show opening and you'll see a line. The line will be long. Sometimes there will people who have been holding their spots for hours. Once in a while, you might meet someone who camped out ... More >>
It's just after 6 p.m. and the line for "The Official Edgar Wright Art Show" at Gallery 1988: West is halfway down a side street south of Melrose Avenue. This isn't a mad rush to secure tickets to purchase one of the limited edition prints. It's an orderly queue that has been building since the prev ... More >>
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 >>
The line stretched out the door and onto the balmy L.A. streets on Friday at Gallery 1988: Melrose, one of the two spaces set up by Jensen Karp to showcase pop culture-inspired art. Fans waited patiently for a chance to look at and buy work from "Is This Thing On? 2, The Weird Year," with with artis ... More >>
See more photos in "The Best Art Inspired by Adult Swim." Gallery 1988 has hosted plenty of group shows that explore the influence of pop culture. From video games to cult films, Garbage Pail Kids to Watership Down, artists have come together at the Melrose Ave. space with a mission to transforms w ... More >>
David Faustino parlayed his Married ... With Children fame into a hugely influential hip-hop party. Now he wants back into the scene.
Boys and girls as young as five stood in line alongside bespectacled, nearly middle-aged men on a chilly Friday night to pay tribute to an icon and hero: Prince Adam of Eternia, more popularly known as He-Man. Ivan FernandezThe line that would eventually wrap around the corner began at the en ... More >>