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Prints Among Men: The Art of Tom Whalen and Dave Perillo!

October 22, 2014

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The pop-culture art print has become a staple of any self-respecting Nerd’s collection and there’s no one currently doing it better than illustrators/convention table-mates/friends Tom Whalen and Dave Perillo. Working with the likes of prestige purveyors Mondo, AcidFree Gallery and Gallery 1988 (where Whalen’s solo show ‘Bust’d‘ is currently up until Nov. 1st), their similar-yet-distinct […]

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“Is This Thing On? 2: The Weird Year” @ Gallery 1988!

March 12, 2012

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I was lucky enough to attend the opening of “Is Thing On? 2: The Weird Year” @ L.A.’s Gallery 1988, and it was so-far-out-of-this-world kick-ass it’s hard to describe (but I’m gonna try). Featuring numerous works inspired by comedy and comedians (including a Flight of the Conchords piece by our main man Sean Dove), and […]

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“Is This Thing On? 2: The Weird Year” @ Gallery 1988

February 27, 2012

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This Friday, March 9 sees the opening of “Is This Thing On? 2: The Weird Year” in L.A. @ the absolutely-on-fire Gallery 1988 . Featuring art and artists inspired by  comedians, and co-sponsored by FunnyOrDie, this should be an awesome humor-themed pop-art extravaganza… and the best part? It’s all hosted by Weird fucking Al! Rumor has […]

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Butcher Kings Opening October 6th at Gallery 1988 Melrose

October 5, 2011

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Humor in art is a funny thing. Although it makes perfect sense, it can often fee forced, overly snarky, or even condescending. At the end of the day, you’ve really got to be a naturally funny individual to successfully pull off humor in art. What makes The Butcher Kings, by Alex Pardee and Skinner (Opening […]

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Manny Heads by Steve Seeley

August 23, 2011

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Our friend, Steve Seeley, has done a freaking amazing job with his contribution to the upcoming Garbage Pail Kids group show at Gallery 1988 on Melrose in Los Angeles. For more info on the show, including its impressive lineup, check out the flier here. For more from Steve, check out his site here.

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The 3G Show Opening at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles

September 3, 2010

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Wow!  I’m really bummed that I can’t check out this show in person.  Gallery 1988 in LA looks like they’ve got another another huge hit of an art show on their hands with The 3G Show: Ghostbusters, Goonies & Gremlins.  It’s a brilliant concept with a great lineup of artists.  Check the wealth of images […]

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Glass Hat: Grass Hut Has its Way with G1988

February 5, 2010

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Glass Hat is the new show opening at the always awesome Gallery 1988 Los Angeles that will feature artists from the “Grass Hut” collective. It opened last night, but will run until Feb. 26th. It will feature artwork and customs from Grass Hut artists like Nerd City favorite Le Merde, Bwana Spoons, Martin Ontiveros, Apak, […]

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More MOTU Art from Alex Fugazi

January 11, 2010

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Ok, one last piece from the He-Man art show from this weekend!  These are prints from the one and only Alex Fugazi.  I really dig the look of them and am sure they’re a billion times cooler in person, since they’re printed on metallic paper. BTW, if you want to buy these or any of […]

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Under the Influence Opening Tonight at Gallery 1988 LA

January 8, 2010

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Just a reminder that tonight is going to be a huge night in the MOTU world and the art world at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles.  Their Masters of the Universe-themed “Under the Influence” show opening is tonight from 7-10 and this mind blowing piece by Nerd City favorite Meggs is another example of the […]

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