‘Premiere, Q-Tip, Nas, Large Professor’ ‘Wu Tang Clan’ ‘Fugees video shoot – East Harlem’ ‘Marisa Tomei’ Photographs from Lisa Leone. Look for her inaugural exhibition at HVW8 Gallery in early 2012.
A few photos from last Thursday’s HVW8 Sound System take over of Dance Right, featuring Gemini Twin, Ty G, Max and Alfred Hawkins.
A photo from this weekend’s Holiday Party. Happy Holidays from HVW8. All the Best in 2012.
This Saturday we’ll be having our Annual Holiday Party and Print Sale from 1 to 7pm. Featuring prints and pieces from past HVW8 Exhibitions. Please come by and have a drink and maybe get a piece from one of your favorite artists. If not in the Los Angeles area make sure to check our online [...]
HVW8 Sound System featuring Gemini Twin (G.F.F. / Galactic Funk Federation / Funkmosphere), Ty G and Just Max (HVW8 / SSLA) and Alfred Hawkins (Firecraker / Townhouse) takes on Dance Right this Thursday. Come through! RSVP: http://www.danceright.net/rsvp.html
New Print by Brent Rollins is now available in the HVW8 online shop. First come, first serve basis, limited to 25. For additional work by Brent Rollins please email email@example.com.
J-1 tribute piece by HVW8 (Dstrbo working on portrait) Keith Haring detail Sister Corita Basquiat detail Freegums in front of Richard Serra Roy Lichtenstein Andy Warhol Raymond Pettibon J-1 aka the Deer Tribute piece by HVW8 Art Installation. HVW8 headed down again to this year’s Art Basel in Miami, which was amazing. Art, parties, performances, [...]
HVW8 Records release party – El Cid, LA HVW8 Holiday Party at the Gallery 2010 Snoop Dogg – Wonder What It Do video shoot (prod by HVW8) with J-1 and KRS-1 HVW8 Music Showcase with Master Blazter and Hawthorne Headhunters in Austin TX. Condolences to the family and friends of The Deer aka J-1/Jovan Coleman, [...]
New HVW8 Podcast from our man DJ Steven Pubes is now posted. Steve T takes us on trip with his tribute to Eddy Grant, recorded live at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery in W. Hollywood, California. Lot’s of hard to find vinyl on this mix! Listen HERE or subscribe free to the HVW8 International Podcast [...]
Geoff McFetridge Yogi Proctor Alfred Hawkins Thanks to everyone who came out to the opening of ‘We Was Them Kids …’. Also thanks to Bushmills for their support. Photos from Max SSLA
Alvaro Ilizarbe Geoff McFetridge Brent Rollins Parra Yogi Proctor Kevin Lyons Charles Munka Winston Tseng Matt Irving A few photos of the ‘We Was Them Kids …” Exhibition currently on display until Dec. 20th. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for purchase inquiries.
Geoff McFetridge is featured in this week’s LA Times Magazine for his upcoming collaboration with Heath Ceramics. See more of Geoff’s work at this Friday’s ‘We Was Them Kids …” Group Exhibition.
More Photos and info Here. ‘The Drug and the Dream’ presented by Dimepiece at the Gallery this past Thursday. Here is a few photos of the packed house. Thanks to Heineken.
“We Was Them Kids …” Group Exhibition Kevin Lyons Parra Geoff McFetridge Matt Irving Winston Tseng Yogi Proctor Charles Munka Brent Rollins Alvaro Ilizarbe A collection of works from friends of the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery. Curated by Tyler Gibney Opening Friday, Nov. 11th, 7pm to 10pm Exhibition runs through Dec. 20th, 2011 rsvp [...]
New work from our friend Alvaro Ilizarbe The focus of this installation was about the relationship between space and energy. Comfort and tension. I painted a black and white pattern on a large piece that hung on the outside of the space. This same pattern was photographed and made into wallpaper that was plastered on [...]
Hawthorne Headhunters ‘Myriad of Now’ E.P. Out now. Support independant music! In search of some new, Black Spade migrated out west to soak up the vibrant Southern California vibes and promptly met producer Proh Mic at the famed Do-Over. The two hit it off and began toying with music, soon bringing I,Ced, another St. Louis [...]
Had a chance to stop by the Pulse Art Fair today and visit with Jen Stark at the Show and Tell Gallery booth. Her work is amazingly detailed layered cut outs from wood and paper, that are labored, intricate and often take over a month to complete. The work puts you into a hypnotic state and have a [...]
Video from the opening night of Parra’s “The How Orginal Show” now on display at the HVW8 Gallery. Directed by Chris Stamp Shot / Edit by Dave Gallegos Music by Parra
Thanks you to everyone who attended The How Original Show by Parra. All pieces have now sold but the show is still on display until Nov. 6th. Please come by or call the Gallery for an appointment to view. Parra’s next exhibition with be at the SFMOMA in the spring of next year. More links from [...]
The How Original Show by Parra. Dutch artist Parra returns to Los Angeles’ HVW8 Art + Design Gallery with The How Original Show. An exhibition consisting of all new work in the form of drawings and paintings, revealing the process of sketch to final piece. Each work is an original, a departure from his well [...]
HVW8 took part in this year’s Fresh Start Festival at Ted Watkins Memorial Park in Watts this past Saturday. The kids created the background the for a piece of Ted Watkins that will hang in the community center. Thanks to Wyatt Closs at the SEIU-ULTCW.
Anthony Lister For Frank151 Anthony Lister talks to Frank 151 as he prepared for his upcoming exhibition at HVW8 Gallery.
HVW8 is currently updating its website. Thanks for the support over the past 13 years. We have a wide range artwork available from past exhibitions. As we update the online shop, the previous online shop. is still active or call 323 655 4898 to inquire about available artwork from Anthony Lister, Geoff McFetridge, Michael Leon, [...]
Here’s the new Snoop Dogg “Wonder What It Do” Feat. Uncle Chucc video produced by HVW8 with Direction by Soupbone. Featuring Snoop-Dogg with Anwar Carrots, Taz Arnold, dstrbo, le connecteur, Stamp’d, Billy Goods, Computer Jay, J-1, Battlecat and Uncle Chucc. Photos by Max Meuleveld and Tyler Gibney More Photos and about the shoot Here.
HVW8 Gallery alumni, Brent Rollins and Kevin Lyons each have in Billboards up currently in Los Angeles. Kevin Located at the Space 15 Twenty near Sunset and Vine, and Brent on top of Union at 1st and La Brea. A nice touch to the LA skyline. Brent Rollins Kevin Lyons
Tyger and Political Minded part of the HVW8 Collection now being distributed through 101 Apparel. View the HVW8_tshirt_catalog PDF. Featuring T-shirt designs by Charles Munka, Tyler Gibney, Parra, Noah Butkus, Kevin Lyons and more. Also featuring a collaboration with Dub legend Scientist.
HVW8 Co-Founder Tyler Gibney was featured in the international adidas commericial All Orginals, Iconics ad with Big Sean, Dwight Howard, Snoop Dogg, Odd Future, Jeremy Scott, Sky Ferreira, Pusha T. Here are a few behind the scenes shots.
Thanks to everyone who came out to the HVW8 produced Video Shoot for Snoop Dogg’s ‘Wonder What It Do’ featuring Uncle Chucc, filmed Tuesday in downtown Los Angeles. We were also treated to a surprise appearance by KRS-One that brought about an impromptu performance with Snoop that covered all the BDP classics, as well as [...]
Photos Max SSLA Thank you to everyone who came through to the opening of Anthony Lister’s Junk Food Art House on Friday. It was an amazing night. The Exhibition will run until Aug. 29th. Please Call 323 655 4898 to schedule an appointment to view. Work is available for purchase. Read more about the opening [...]
Images from the past week of Anthony Lister getting ready for Friday’s opening. photos Max SSLA and Ty G HVW8
JUNK FOOD ART HOUSE PRESENTS ANTHONY LISTER Junk Food Clothing is pleased to announce Junk Food Art House Presents Anthony Lister, celebrating the launch of its innovative new platform Junk Food Art House. Following a 3-week teaser campaign of poster art throughout Los Angeles, this unique gallery exhibition at famed HVW8 Art + Design Gallery, [...]
The first single from the Hawthorne Headhunters is now out via Plug Research. The Hawthorne Headhunters debuted at the HVW8 Gallery back in 2007 after an impromtu Live at the BBQ podcast which you can still download. HVW8 and the Hawthorne Headhunters have grown through the years and now it’s about to manifest in full length [...]
HVW8 Art + Design Gallery alumni Charles Munka has a show in Hong Kong this June 24th. “Episodes” by Charles Munka Friday, June 24th, 2011 6:00pm – 10:00pm 31 Eastern Street Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
Filter Delay by Charles Munka from his HVW8 Art + Gallery exhibition ‘Double Knock Out’. For inquiries about Charles Munka and other available work email email@example.com.
Thanks to those who came out for last week’s Computer Killer show for the closing of Kutmah’s ‘Two Soups and a Honey Bun’. Hit and Run provided the live silkscreening. We’ll have a podcast from the event posted soon. Kutmah prints, CD’s and t-shirts available online.
Thanks to everyone who came by the opening for Kutmah’s ‘Two Soups and a Honey Bun‘. This Sunday we will be having a closing party with a special DJ invite, live silkscreening, food and drinks. 3 – 7 pm HVW8 Art + Design Gallery 661 N. Spaulding Ave. L.A. Ca 90036 Photos by Todd Hickey and [...]
“L.A.” 18″ x 24″ (45.75 x 61) edition of 150 Giclee Print Signed and numbered by Kutmah Now available. Compilation of Kutmah’s drawings completed in 2010 while detained in a New Mexico prison before being deported to the UK. 44 pages . 11″ x 13″ Now available.
The HVW8 Art + Design Gallery recently contributed to Japan : Rising to benefit the survivors of the Tohoku earthquake and tsumani disaster. The benefit auction featured the work of renowned and emerging artists and photographers. All proceeds will help support the Japan Society’s Japan Earthquake Relief Fund. An online auction continues, please support.
Kutmah “Two Soups And A Honeybun” debuts May 12th HVW8 Art + Design Gallery (661 N. Spaulding Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036) 6pm – 9pm | FREE | All Ages RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org http://hvw8.com/ JUSTIN ‘KUTMAH’ MCNULTY was born in Brighton, England and moved to the United States when he was twelve years old. KUTMAH grew up [...]
Artwork by Romare Bearden (September 2, 1911 – March 12, 1988) an African-American artist and writer, best known for his collage work.
Thank you to Juxtapoz for naming the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery in it’s Top 100 Galleries and Museums. The Gallery was also favored in the reader’s top 5. The HVW8 Art + Design Gallery will continue it’s current mandate to present cutting edge Avant-Garde Graphic Design and Fine-Art, as well as promote community based [...]
Artwork from Joking Victim is now on display featuring work by Dust La Rock, Angela Boatwright, Kareem Black, Bruce La Bruce and JK5. An exclusive 7” vinyl single featuring a new version of Jokers Of The Scene’s “Joking Victim” along with a remix by Vin Sol and a HVW8 ‘Joking Victim’ T-shirt is also available [...]
Thank-you to everyone who attended the opening of Dust La Rock’s ‘Joking Victim‘. Music was provided by Jokers Of The Scene, drinks courtesy Bushmills. Exhibition conties until May 8th. View Artwork HERE. Photos: Todd Hickey
Bruce LaBruce is a Toronto-based filmmaker, writer, director, photographer, and artist. He began his career in the mid eighties making a series of short experimental super 8 films and co-editing a punk fanzine called J.D.s, which begat the queercore movement. He has contributed his stories and photography to a host of magazines ranging from Vice, [...]
Dust La Rock Presents “Joking Victim” At HVW8 Art + Design Gallery Opening Reception April 14th, 2011, 7:00-10:00 p.m. On View April 14th – May 8th RSVP : email@example.com LOS ANGELES – April 2011 – Joshua Prince, aka Dust La Rock, makes his Los Angeles gallery debut with the new exhibition Joking Victim, an intimate, [...]
Remembering two of the Greats – Serge Gainsbourg and Marvin Gaye. Marvin Gaye – Heavyweight Art Installation – 2005 Serge Gainsbourg – Heavyweight Art Installation Live Piece with Shantel at Festival International de Jazz de Montréal 2001
New Marc McKee x HVW8 T-shirt now available.
We were lucky to have the talented and amazing duo J-Davey stop by the Gallery one rainy afternoon and bless us with an intimate and personal performance of original material for the HVW8 Podcast. Here it is …. Enjoy! Subscribe free via iTunes More HVW8 Podcasts here. photos Max SSLA/HVW8
photos Max/SSLA/HVW8 Thanks to everyone who came by the Opening for Marc McKee Seen/Unknown at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery. We were also able to raise funds for Red Cross Japan. The Exhibition runs through April 10th. A limited number of signed Books, Decks and Prints are now available online.
First there was adidas presents Mayer Hawthorne at HVW8 then followed by the Dogghouse which now has lead into the Snoop Dogg’s Funk N’ Soul Extravaganza at this Year’s SXSW. Snoop, Mayer and Dam-Funk stopped by the Gallery to give their thoughts on the upcoming concert as well as some insights into their Funk [...]
MARC MCKEE EXHIBITION AND BOOK RELEASE at HVW8 ART + DESIGN GALLERY MARCH 19th, 2011 Show Runs March 19th to April 10th. Book signing from 7:30-8:30pm. RSVP : Marc_McKee_Opening@hvw8.com Marc bio: In 1989 Marc McKee started creating skateboard graphics for World Industries and many of its subsidiaries, like Blind, 101, Menace, A-Team and Almost. Spearheaded by [...]
Support your local Art Gallery’s music label …. Red – The Man Without the Machine’s first single, I should tell ya momma on you, with remixes by CHOPS and Dam-Funk, on iTunes. Hawthorne Headhunters Self Titled EP on iTunes
The HVW8 Art + Design Gallery is listed on Artnet. For any information on inquiring pieces from past HVW8 gallery shows please email firstname.lastname@example.org Next exhibition opens March 19th. For more information or to sign up the the HVW8 mailing list please go here.
Video produced by HVW8 at SXSW featuring Snoop Dogg, Mayer Hawthorne, Dam-Funk, P. Diddy and Warren G.
Here is the Official adidas x Snoop Dogg x HVW8 wrap up video of the Dogg House featuring Dam-Funk and Warren G, with artwork by Joe Cool, additional artwork by Gene Pendon, Brian Armstrong, Dan Buller, Mark Ingram and Skypager. The exhibition is now back on display for the next 2 weeks. T-shirts and prints [...]
Photos from the opening night of the adidas/HVW8 Dogg House along with video capturing Snoop freestyling over Dam-Funk beats (with a Warren G cameo), and then Dam toasting Snoop over a Hawthorne Headhunters track played by Computer Jay. A Classic night! Special thanks to Joe Cool (Original Snoop artist). The Dogg House reopens to the [...]
“The Crazy 8 Illustrations” produced by HVW8 for adidas, filmed in Montreal. The paintings provided the back drop for this weekend’s Adi-Hoop tournament in Santa Monica, featuring teams from local luminaries including Undefeated, HVW8, The Hundreds, Girl Skateboards and the West Coasters with Chris Brown, Snoop and the Game to name a few. Hosted by Ken [...]
A ONE NIGHT ONLY SPECIAL EVENT TO CELEBRATE THE RELEASE OF THE LONG AWAITED ALBUM “ ARMS & HAMMERS ’ FEBRUARY 24TH 2011 FROM 6PM – 11PM AT- HVW8 ART + DESIGN GALLERY – 661 N. SPAULDING AVE. LA CA (ON THE CORNER OF MELROSE & SPAULDING ) FEATURING ART BY MUNK ONE AND A LIVE PERFORMANCE BY STRONG ARM [...]
Thanks to everyone who came through last night to the Dogghouse and were treated to impromtu live session with Snoop Dogg and Dam-Funk. also thanks to adidas, Computer Jay and Joe Cool. Video and Pictures coming soon. Sign up here for our mailing list so not to miss HVW8 events! photos Max video from askdrew
x HVW8 x Snoop Dogg present: THE DOGG HOUSE An exhibition of Snoop and his collaboration with adidas Music by Dam-Funk and Computer Jay Drinks courtesy of Colt 45 Food by Dante’s Fried Chicken Wed, Feb 16th, 6 – 9pm HVW8 Art + Design Gallery, 661 N. Spaulding Ave LA, Ca 90036 RSVP at email@example.com [...]
Photos from the HVW8 Gallery alumni Kevin Lyons’ current is exhibition now on display at Colette. A small run of Kevin’s Bone, Thugs and Typography t-shirts were reprinted for his exhibition. Available at Colette or on the HVW8 online shop.
A full inventory catalog of works from past Exhibitions the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery will be posted soon. Original Artwork will be available from Charles Munka, Bill McMullen, Kevin Lyons, Micheal Leon, Tyler Gibney, Parra, Freegums, Raif Adelberg, Lance Mountain, Skypager, HVW8 Art Installation and more. Please check back for details.
photo max ssla/hvw8 Upcoming Snoop x adidas x HVW8 project coming soon ……
A limited edition print from Skypager x HVW8 x Standard is now available online and at the Standard Downtown. You can view past HVW8 Murals for the Standard here.
Here’s Them Jeans with the perfect follow up to the last HVW8 mix with Thee Mike B. For the uninitiated, our friend Them Jeans is a DJ, producer and designer living and working here in Los Angeles. Hard to miss his quality edits of quality tracks – check for many of them in his mix [...]
Black Spade and Coultrain from the Hawthorne Headhunters begin a European Tour this Feburary. Check back for more dates and album release coming soon.
Our friends at Mondette recently did a portrait on HVW8 founder Tyler Gibney. Read the article for some tips on where to go in Echo Park and opinions on L.A. here.
HVW8 Art Installation‘s MLK piece.
Vol.24 Thee Mike B Thee Mike B is a heavy hitter on both coasts. We’re lucky enough to have him on this week’s guest spot. Enjoy the mix. Sam Sever – They Don’t Know Rayvon – No Guns No Murder Terro 3000 – Gyal Dem Waah Me Squarepusher – Cryptic Motion Pase Rock – Nights [...]
Photos from Saturday’s Melrose Showdown Birthday event with Lumumba ‘Sweet Lu’ Mosquera and Alejandro ‘Prince Puma’ Jarpa. Music by Aton Adair (Baby Grand). Special Thanks to Métl Tequila and Dante’s Fried Chicken truck.
HVW8 Gallery started a collaboration with American Rag Cie to curate their store on La Brea in Los Angeles. Currently on display is work from Raif Adelberg from his recent Gallery Exhibition. If in the area stop by and have a look.
Album’s Done 2 June 2009 / NYC (11×14) – new $60 MD Tribute to MJ Sept 2009 / San Francisco (11×14) $60 MD + Banda Black Rio Dec 2009 / Sao Paulo Brazil (8×10) $40 Photographer and friend, Cognito of Frolab returns to HVW8, making more photos from his Mos Def – Ecstatic Moments Exhibition available in [...]