MIAMI///OPENINGS: THE ART BASEL “KAIJU MONSTER INVASION”
Last nite's decidedly low-fi "Kaiju Monster Invasion" opening at ART BASEL provided a much needed respite from the somber art business at hand in the art world's current Ground Zero, aka: Miami. Presented by the SOUTH FLORIDA ART CENTER and curated by local gallery owner HAROLD GOLEN, the show of paintings and sculpture celebrating vintage Japanese movie monster culture by 30+ artists including RON ENGLISH, GLENN BARR, COOP, JIM WOODRING, ISABEL SAMARAS, CHRIS RECCARDI, AMANDA VISELL, and NAOTO HATTORI, among others, served as a de facto place of worship for wayward otaku fan boys & girls lost amid the self-seriousness of the big fair's (slow moving) blue chip offerings. HAVE A LOOK:
All photos by the Kaiju-obsessed Toy Baroness...
- 05/06/2015 • LAST LOOK | ROBERT IRWIN “CACOPHONOUS” AT PACE GALLERY, NYC
- 05/02/2015 • FIGHT NIGHT | MAYWEATHER –VS.— PACQUIAO
- 04/28/2015 • PUBLIC ART | THOMAS HOUSEAGO’S “MASKS (PENTAGON)” SCULPTURE ON DISPLAY AT ROCKEFELLER CENTER
- 04/28/2015 • FIRST LOOK | ED TEMPLETON “SYNTHETIC SUBURBIA” AT ROBERTS & TILTON
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