There is something very special about Kevin Tong’s new solo art show, “Sights Unseen,” which opens tonight (March 9th) at the Phone Booth Gallery in Long Beach, CA. Tong has been very tight-lipped about revealing any information about it and I was completely surprised walking through the doors. It was not at all what I was expecting, in the best way possible. In Kevin’s own words, “It isn’t so much a show as it is more of an installation”. I am not allowed to say much, as Kevin wants it to be a surprise for everyone who attends the opening, but I will say, you should definitely attend if you are able.
With over a hundred available pieces for sale, including a gorgeous new 8 color screen print, it was all almost too much to take in for the few hours I was there. Every time I looked again, I found something I’d missed before. What was almost as amazing as the work on display, was how affordable everything was. The prices were shockingly modest and there really shouldn’t be a reason that everyone who comes doesn’t walk away with a piece. More after the jump.
It has been six long years, but the Bluthe family is finally going to grace your televisions once again in 2013! Since that’s still far away, why were hundreds of Arrested Development fans lined up on Friday night in Hollywood? Well, a wise man once said, “There’s Always Money in the Banana Stand”, and for a small gallery on Melrose, he was right! Gallery 1988, a Pop-art gallery in Los Angeles, hosted an all Arrested Development themed show, using those words as its’ moniker. With over sixty artists work featured and wall to wall prints, paintings, dolls, and figures, this show was nothing to shake a frozen banana at. Speaking of frozen bananas, those were for sale also. Continued after the jump.
The second season of HBO’s Game of Thrones may be over, but you can still get your fix by pre-ordering your own set of “Call The Banners” art prints from artist Ryhs Cooper. Available now and for only 24 hours, this timed edition set is the second wave in his two-part series highlighting five of the Houses of Westeros and one noble order. A “timed edition” refers to the number sold within a set timeframe, determining the size of that edition. These 12”x38” banners will be screen printed on heavy art paper stock, featuring four colors and metallic inks. More about the series and featured Houses after the jump.