Tag: Art Show


by Daniel Pickett
January 28, 2016
BattleBabiesToyShow1 Do you like strange toys?  Do you like hand-crafted, one of a kind pieces?   Do you like to laugh?   Then Battle Babies are for you! Battle Babies are the brain-child of my friend Brad Rader, who raids his local Goodwills, garage sales and flea markets to find the plastic fodder that he uses…


by Daniel Pickett
December 22, 2015
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA “Well Played” is a revealing look into the heart and mind of one of the country’s most celebrated commercial artists. Fans of toys and collectibles have been amazed by the work of sculptor Tim Bruckner for decades, losing themselves in the refined details of his action figures, the compositional mastery of his statues, and the…


by Daniel Pickett
September 29, 2015
GiantRobotB4Pic1 LOS ANGELES – The Japanese American National Museum will open Giant Robot Biennale 4, its fourth exhibition in collaboration with Giant Robot founder, Eric Nakamura, on October 11, 2015. This edition of the popular series, first presented in 2007, will examine the evolution of the Giant Robot aesthetic from its humble origins in drawing to its many…


by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2014
SFOToyShow2014pic5 My wife was traveling out of town this weekend and had a layover at the United terminal at the San Francisco International airport.   While walking to her gate she came upon a art show they had at the airport which was a collection of vintage Japanese toys called “Japanese Toys! From Kokeshi to Kaiju.”   Being…


by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2014
THIS IS NOT A TOY An Exhibition of Contemporary Art + Collectible Design Celebrate the World’s First Large-Scale Exhibition Dedicated to Designer Toys at the Design Exchange  This Is Not a Toy at Canada’s Design Museum, Design Exchange, featuring Better Knowing by KAWS   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – TORONTO, Canada – February 7, 2014 –…


by Daniel Pickett
March 6, 2013
AVANT GALLERY PRESENTS:  NATHAN SAWAYA AND DEAN WEST IN PIECES Feb 28, 2013 – Mar 17, 2013   New York, NY (February 11, 2013) – LEGO® is out of the toy box and into the art gallery.  New York-based contemporary artist and celebrated sculptor Nathan Sawaya is debuting a brand new collection of artwork entitled…


by Daniel Pickett
October 19, 2012
DannyArtShow1-664x1024.jpg For those of you familiar with his photography in his Men of Action Blog here on AFi know the stunning action figure based photography that Danny Neumann does.  Tonight opens his very first gallery show of his action figure based photography.   If you are in the greater Phoenix area I strongly encourage you to check…


by Daniel Pickett
September 27, 2012
NYARTShow_News Announced over the weekend at Power-Con 2012 is the charity Masters of the Universe art show that will be on display next month at Toy Tokyo in NYC. If you’re going to be in New York in October, here’s your chance to own a piece of original MOTU art and do a good deed for…


by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
January 20, 2012
4HBIRK_small2-500x384.jpg Over the past week, the mighty Four Horsemen have been showing off the new extremely limited Cosmic Creators Series – The Birnkrant Edition Outer Space Men figures for the Toypocalypse 2: Futuretro gallery show on February 10 in NYC. Deep Blue Astro-Nautilus, Metalmorpho, Goldiac, Blazing Inferno will be available beginning February 10th exclusively at the Four…