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Hell Yes!

Posted in Audio, Beaux Arts, Comics & Manga, Exhibitions / Openings / Signings by Suzanne G. on April 1st, 2005 | BBC Wikipedia

The Limited Art is better than Prozac™ Issue

© Yoshitomo Nara & Thee Temple

Okay.. okay.. BREATHE!

I always knew that April and October are the two most prolific months of the art calendar, but I really don't remember such a manic April as now in 2k+5!

But please see for yourself - and remember that what I'm listing here is just a very eclectic selection of what's going on at a gallery near you...


- I -


Yellow Onion show @ Outré Gallery, Melbourne, AUS

→ Opening: Tonight, April 1, 2005, 7 PM

→ Book & toy signing: April 2, 2005, noon - 2 PM

Artist link | Gallery link

- II -


Series of events & concerts with music by Death by Doll and the usual stunning artworks/books/comics/fashion/dolls by Dame Darcy in Seattle & Portland, USA

→ Seattle event: Black Chandelier store, April 2, 2005, 7 PM - onward

→ Portland event: Co 7 Gallery, April 3, 2005, 3 PM - onward

Artist link

- III -


Little Boy - exhibition at the Japan Society in New York curated by the amazing Takashi Murakami.

→ Runs: April 8 - July 24, 2005

Event link | Gallery link

- IV -


The ultimate APE returns to San Francisco and once again presents a fine line-up of special guests including Seth, James Sturm, Jhonen Vasquez & Lauren Weinstein.

→ Runs: April 9 - 10, 2005

Comic-Con HQ | Events Sat | Events Sun

P.S.: My ridiculously talented friend Tristan Crane is throwing a pre-Alternative Press Expo kick-off party. Click here for details. Thanks, Tristan!

- V -


What Leaves Track show @ Junc Gallery, L.A., USA

→ Opening: April 2, 2005, 7 - 10 PM

(Artist will be in attendance)

Artist link | Event details | Gallery link

- VI -


This Is Heavenly show @ Bluebottle Art Gallery, Seattle, USA

→ Opening: April 2, 2005, 7 - 10 PM

Artist link | Event details | Gallery link

- VII -


Presentation of new works @ Art Star Gallery, Philadelphia, USA

→ Runs: April 1 - May 15, 2005

Artist link | Event details | Gallery link

- VIII -


Nothing Ever Happens show @ The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, USA

→ Runs: April 1 - May 29, 2005

Artist link | Event details | Gallery link

N.B.: K21 in Düsseldorf (Germany) is currently presenting a related show entitled Over the Rainbow - featuring the works of Yoshitomo Nara and Hiroshi Sugito. Click here for more infos.

- IX -


Show in memoria of Zdzislaw Beksinski who was found stabbed to death at his Warsaw home at the end of February 2005.

The exhibition takes place at the Copro/Nason Gallery, Culver City, CA, USA.

→ Runs: March 26 - May 1, 2005

Artist link | Exhibited works | Gallery link

- X -


Beasts of Burden show @ The LAB 101 Gallery, Culver City, CA, USA

→ Opening: April 2, 2005, 6 - 9 PM

Artist link | Gallery link

In related art news, Trevor Brown has released a lovely bunch of new Miss Sticky cards & posters today, Scott Radke finished 5 new puppets, Mademoiselle Susie Ghahremani reopened her delicious BoyGirlParty Shoppe and Mark Pilkington announced the launch of Strange Attractor - Journal II.


Oh, and folks living in Cambridge, USA, shouldn't miss the Regarding Evil conference this Sunday at the MIT.

Hurrah for Eeeevil!

Hurrah for slimy swamp thingies with tentacles!

And hurrah for Lithuanian right-wing politicians nuzzling their mics!

Err.. no.

À propos, Making Fiends comes in Russian now.

Obviously... o_O



Mumbleboy made a purty eye-soring video for Beck's Hell Yes track that can be found on his latest Guero album.

I have a weird suspicion that Mumbleboy is also responsible for this massive psychedelic shit. It would justify explain a lot.



On rainy spring evenings like these, I often ask myself whether my life wouldn't be more fulfilled if I were a herpes virus and lived on Ziyi Zhang's upper lip.

Have a nice weekend.

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