Austin Peralta Memorial by Teebs and Theo Jemison currently on display at HVW8 Gallery. The Life and Death of Austin Peralta on LA Weekly.
Thank you to everyone who came by the Toro Y Moi ‘Anything In Return’ installation this past weekend. Photos: Carlos Quinteros Jr.
Toro Y Moi and Red Bull Music Academy previously hosted special album listening events in Brooklyn, NY and San Francisco, CA. Now, fans in Los Angeles will be able to experience the same unique experience from December 14-16 at HVW8. At these events, fans have the opportunity to hear Toro Y Moi’s upcoming third album, [...]
Thank-you to everyone who came out to the adidas and HVW8 Gallery’s ‘Fortune’ at Art Basel in Miami featuring artists Justin West, Hassan Rahim, Alessandro Moroder and 13th Witness, hosted by A$AP Rocky. It was an amazing night of art and music, and with 3000 RSVP’s to the pop-up Gallery’s capacity of 260 it was [...]
adidas originals and HVW8 Gallery present: Fortune Group Show Vernissage Thursday, December 6th, 8PM – Midnight featuring artists: Justin West (Harlem) Hassan Rahim(LA) Alessandro Moroder(LA / Italy) 13th Witness(NYC) Hosted by A$AP Rocky with DJs Mr. Mauricio & DJ DZA The Garret 697 North Miami Avenue Downtown Miami email: RSVP@HVW8.com
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Opening night photos from A Lovely Sort of Death.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DUST LA ROCK & CODY HUDSON: “A LOVELY SORT OF DEATH” Presented by HVW8 Art + Design Gallery November 16th-December 15th firstname.lastname@example.org Music by Jokers On The Scene LOS ANGELES, CA (October 16th, 2012) – On Friday, November 16th, 2012, HVW8 Gallery (661 N. Spaulding Ave. Los Angeles CA 90036) will present [...]
Cody Hudson Public Works, 2012 Archival print on 255g somerset velvet paper Signed and numbered edition of 20 30” x 40” Cody Hudson Untitled Excursions, 2012 Archival print on 255g somerset velvet paper Signed and numbered edition of 20 30″ x 40″
Parra ‘Kind Regrets’ Installation photos.
Parra The One That Got Away edition of 50 now available on Exhibition A from Exhibition A website - If you are in the Los Angeles area, be sure to catch the new Parra show, “Kind Regrets,” at HVW8 Gallery, an exhibition which comes fresh off his SFMOMA summer installation, an epic mural [...]
Photos : Reserve Result, Kiwamu Omae and Vantage Process.
Photos by Kiwamu Omae and Vantage Process More photos posted shortly.
Parra’s ‘All Good’, 2009, is now up for auction at Bonhams.
Kind Regrets – New Works by Parra Opening Reception Sept. 29th, 7 – 10 pm rsvp: Kind_Regrets@hvw8.com Parra is known to lovers of his work for the themes and motifs which have become unmistakable and distinctive trademarks of his style. Curved 2 dimensional modern post – pop images, highly saturated colors, vibrant typographic hand-drawn letters and [...]
Art & Council presents an edition of 5 Modernica chairs painted by Krink a.k.a KR. Please contact email@example.com for further enquiries, or purchase online. Music: “The Mingle” From Ray Barbee Meets the Mattson 2 Filmed and edited by Mark Wittanen galaxiarecords.com A&C Shop on display until Sept. 23rd. Installation photos by Justing Sullivan
Interview with Parra from Wertical Parra SEPT 2012 Whether it is an absurd photo that he comes across on the Internet or a book that he stumbles upon, it is the “everyday and the awkward” that inspires Dutch artist Piet Janssen. Whatever medium he works in, his style remains very much the same: human, yet [...]
Join us tomorrow at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery for an Artist Talk with Tim Biskup and Kelsey Brookes from 5 – 8 pm.
Photos by Reserve Result of Friday night’s opening of the A&C Shop at HVW8. Special thanks to Bushmills, Corona, & Mumford.
The A&C Shop is now open. Please stop by Tuesday through Sunday, 1 to 6 pm. Opening night photos will be posted shortly. Thanks to everyone who came by for opening night. Photos: Brandon Shigeta, Tyler Gibney
KRINK works on the front of the Gallery in preperation of Friday’s opening.
A&C Shop at HVW8 Art + Design Gallery Curated by Art & Council August 31st – September 22nd, 2012 A&C Shop Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 1-6pm Opening Reception – Friday, August 31st, 7-10pm HVW8 Art & Design Gallery 661 Spaulding Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 HVW8 Art + Design Gallery and Art & Council present [...]
Gun America by Tyler Gibney. I was hoping to retire this image after our Political Minded series and the end of the Iraq war/George Bush era, but after the recent mass shootings in Colorado, Wisconsin and now this morning in New York City, I think it’s time for America to rethink it’s gun laws. Guns don’t kill [...]
HVW8 friend Steven Harrington currrently has an exhibition entitled ’Inside Out’ on display at Known Gallery until Sept. 1st. If in the area make sure to stop by. photo courtesy Vantage Process
Alvaro Ilizarbe, ‘Poussez Poussez’ / Acrylic on wood / 21″ x 23″ x 3″ / 2011 Parra, ‘leaving you’ / silkscreen / 50×70 cm / edition of 9 / 2009 New Exhibitions upcoming with with Parra (Sept. 2012) and Alvaro Ilizarbe (tba). Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Mtembre Teebs Future Roots Mixed Media on Wood 30 x 30 Charles Munka / Mtendre Mandowa ‘Teebs’ New Exchange Mixed Media on Wood 30″ x 30″ Teebs Tops Mixed Media on Record Sleeves 12″ x 12″ Charles Munka The Anatomy of Space Mixed Media on Canvas 39.5 x 55 New pieces now online. Please [...]
HVW8 Art + Design Gallery collaborated with Poster Child Prints for an installation at Salon Benjamin in West Hollywood. Currently on display.
HVW8′s Tyler Gibney is featured on Versions Galore, a website in tribute to cover verisons. The link and playlist below. – from Versions Galore VG 4TH ANNIVERSARY GUEST MIX N° 8: HVW8 (TYLER GIBNEY) Happy Birthday to us! It’s the 8th and final installment of Versions Galore’s 4th Anniversary Guest Cover Mix series… HVW8, for the uninitiated, are an art [...]
Tyler Gibney of HVW8 Art + Design Gallery contributed to Complex Art + Design’s How To Make It: 15 Rules For Success From Creative Industry Insiders Rule: There is no singular rule for success. “Yes, hard work, developing an audience/patrons, finding your artists, studying, networking, gallery location, commitment, seeing as much art as possible, making your own art, [...]
Last night filming on front of the HVW8 Gallery. … and this morning the mural was gone. Taken some time during the early morning. This piece was created by Mtendre Mandowa ‘Teebs’ over top a portrait of Biggie and lil Cease by Lisa Leone.
(text by Teebs) one of the tunes off the Cecilia Tapes collection. the tracks were made for my paintings that are hanging at HVW8 Gallery in Los Angeles. just raw cuts/loops/sketches..not mastered or anything. The cd is for sale at live shows and at HVW8 gallery during their store ours. When the art show ends [...]
The Hawthorne Headhunters perform at Art + Soul tonight at the Mezz. The Mezz @ the Alexandria Hotel 501 S. Spring Street – 2nd Floor (follow the signs) Los Angeles, CA 90013 More information here.
Opening night for New Exchange with Mtendere ‘Teebs’ Mandowa and Charles Munka at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery in Los Angeles. Made possible through gracious support by adidas originals. #represent Produced by HVW8 Directed by Andrew Piccone
Thank you to everyone who came to the opening of Charles Munka and Mtendere ‘Teebs’ Mandowa’s ‘New Exchange’ at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery. My Hollow Drum and the GasLamp Killer provided the perfect soundtrack and a great time was had by all. Also thank you to adidas originals for their gracious support along with Red Bull. [...]
Teebs and Charles Munka prep the Gallery for tomorrow’s opening. Please RSVP.
Tom Noble and Ellen from Superior Elevation came by to see the Lisa Leone ‘Then’ just before we took it down … and we say goodbye …. more Lisa Leone ‘Then’ installation photo’s here. up next NEW EXCHANGE – Collaborative Works from Mtendere Mandowa ‘Teebs’ & Charles Munka opening this Friday.
NEW EXCHANGE Collaborative Works from Mtendere Mandowa ‘Teebs’ & Charles Munka Opening reception Friday, June 29, 2012 7-10pm please RSVP : email@example.com June 29th – August 1st, 2012 HVW8 Art + Design Gallery 661 N. Spaulding Ave., Los Angeles, CA New Exchange is part of an ongoing visual dialogue between Charles Munka and Mtendere Mandowa ’Teebs’. Charles Munka and Mtendere Mandowa ’Teebs’ came in contact through [...]
Adam from Pollyn / Stussy and friends. Philadephia in the house. Gee Patta and P. Fabergé from Le Le crew, Amsterdam. Vlad from SSUR. London, Philadephia and Amsterdam coming through today. Last weekend of Lisa Leone’s exhibition. Teebs and Charles Munka start the installation Monday. Opening Friday, June 29th, 7 to 1o pm.
Taz Arnold aka ti$a Ursula Ohmega Watts Amber Rose KT the Terrible
Peace go with you, Gil, July 20th.
Lisa Leone Fabel and Wiggles-1990 NYC, 1990 Pigment Print on Museo Silver Rag Paper 19 x 29 inches (48.25 x 73.65 cm) Call 323 655 4898 or email Gallery firstname.lastname@example.org for shipping. Lisa Leone South Bronx ‘Cars’ – South Bronx, 1984 Pigment Print on Museo Silver Rag Paper 13 x 19 inches (33 x 48.25 [...]
Mike Miller Kelly Teddy Sean B, Kimball Lynch and son Kasey.
Jen Stark and friends at Alvaro Ilizarbe’s Celestial Beings opening 2010. Charles Munka working on his Double Knock Out installation 2010. Noah Butkus at his HVW8 Gallery / Standard Installation, 2010. Noah Mural HVW8 Gallery crew – Mark, Wazy and Nikolai 2010 David Choe at Alvaro Ilizarbe’s HVW8 Opening 2010. Lance Mountain at his [...]
Lisa Leone ‘Then’ Exhibition Catalog is now back in stock. …. Only 9 left. 64 pages, 2012, produced by the Icon Books for ‘Then’ at HVW8 Art + Design Gallery. All photos from the show along with captions from Lisa Leone, as well as quotes from Rosie Perez, Mare 139, Eric Haze, Fab 5 Freddy, Sasha Jenkins, [...]
Recent work from Mtendere Mandowa aka ‘Teebs’.
BONE THUGS N TYPOGRAPHY Kevin Lyons reworks a classic adding a typographic flip. Black on White, or White on Black. DOUBLE KNOCK OUT From Charles Munka’s ‘Double Knock Out’ Exhibition at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery in 2010. Green and Yellow on White or Grey. HVW8 / PARRA Dutch illustrator Parra continues [...]
‘We Was Them Kids’, Exhibition Print by Kevin Lyons available online.
Updated HVW8 Soundcloud page featuring original compositions and live sets from the HVW8 Gallery.
Honey Dijon and Tim K stop by the Gallery.
Snoop VIP –1993 Long Beach Eazy E – Early 90’s NYC Grand Master Flash – 1991 NYC A few of Lisa Leone’s photos now available for sale online. Call or email the gallery for further information.
Recent works by HVW8 Gallery alumni Charles Munka. More on his tumblr.
Machotaildrop Chad Shoes
Os Gêmeos Photocall Valida Damian and Jason from Native. Beardo Marouan Garconne A few friends that stopped by the gallery today.
Final interview with Master Blazter filmed in Montreal.
Our friend Mathieu Schreyer (aka Mr. French) celebrates 5 years at the bar marmont with special guests each Tuesday Night.
A few photos of the Gallery today.
photo Max SSLA Why Are Miami’s Best Artists Moving to Los Angeles? reposted from the Miami New Times. In 2006, hundreds of Miami Beach sunbathers stared in awe as a bizarre procession paraded down the South Beach sand. Eighteen giant helium balloons — shaped like vampire rabbits, volcanoes, and eerily smiling black spheres — [...]
A new HVW8 Podcast recorded live from the opening night of Lisa Leone’s Then, by HVW8 friend Jeremy Sole (KCRW/the Lift). Perfect listening for this Memorial Day. enjoy! Listen and track listing here. Or subscribe free via iTunes.
HVW8 donated two pieces on the behalf of Raif Adelberg for the ‘Our Voices’ auction tonight. Information below: Please join International Top Photographers; Rankin, Guy Aroch, Alexi Lubomirski, Vincent Peters, David Mushegain, Craig Wetherby, among 25 others as well as fashion luminaries and Rose Charities Board Members Noot Seear and Mazdack Rassi, for an auction to [...]
‘As He Pierces Her With Brutal Force’ Kid Robot has come out with a 10″ vinyl sculpture based on Parra’ orginal pierced print. We’re lucky to still have a few of the original print available.
Anwar Carrots stops by the gallery and grabs a Lisa Leone Print and T-shirt.
Interview with Lisa Leone from Life and Times. Bronx-born photographer and filmmaker Lisa Leone came of age in the 1980s with hip-hop and a camera. Leone is revisiting her early portraiture work in a solo exhibition on view at the HVW8 Gallery in Los Angeles through June 10. Her candid portraits capture iconic hip-hop artists at the [...]
source : New York Times HVW8 Gallery alumni Geoff McFetridge contributed his thoughts on the sad passing of an icon, Maurice Sendak. A beloved inspiration to HVW8 as well. Geoff’s thoughts and illustration from the NYT article. GEOFF McFETRIDGE My first exposure to Maurice Sendak was as a child reading “Where the Wild Things Are.” From [...]
Thank you to everyone who attended the opening night of Lisa Leone’s ‘Then’. Also thanks to DJ Jeremy Sole, Bushmills, and Mumford Brewing Co. for the music and beverages.
Part of Lisa Leone’s ‘Then’ Installation. Lisa Leone ‘Then’ catalog. Lisa Leone ‘Then’ catalog – inside. Portion of the installtion view of Lisa Leone’s ‘Then’ opening tonight. Also there will be signed copies of our first gallery exhibition catalog available tonight. Only 100 made. Each photo with text from Lisa Leone. Printed by Icon. Available online with [...]
The HVW8 Gallery changes over in preparation for Lisa Leone’s opening on Friday.
A home visit with Tim Biskup by the Hundreds. Look for an upcoming HVW8 exhibition this year.
Tim Biskup and Nikki. Alvaro Ilizarbe HVW8′s Tyler Gibney and Wazy Idah. HVW8′s Lisa Leone with Marisa Tomei HVW8 Art + Design Gallery took part in last night’s ‘in the Art of the City’ a fundraiser for A Better LA. Lisa Leone, Tim Biskup, Alvaro Illizarbe and Tyler Gibney all donated pieces through [...]
A few words and photos from Lisa …. exhibition opens May 11th. Nas – 1993. During the recording session of Nas’s first album “Illmatic”…considered by critics as one of the quintessential hip hop recordings and one of the greatest hip hop albums of all time. VH1 licensed the photos for Nas: Behind the Music….they were [...]
New mural in progress, Tuinstraat in Amsterdam, by Parra.
HVW8 Art + Design Gallery along with Gallery alumni Lisa Leone, Tim Biskup and Alvaro Ilizarbe take part in A Better LA’s In The Art In The City. Tickets are available here. More about IN THE ART OF THE CITY – On Thursday, May 3rd, 2012, join A BETTER LA at The Vibiana in [...]
Fugees – ’94 Nas – ’93 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “THEN” by Lisa Leone Opening May 11th to June 10th, 2012. rsvp: email@example.com New photo exhibition documents hip-hop’s moments of truth. Before hip-hop was an industry, it was a community. THEN, a new solo show from photographer Lisa Leone, is a deeply personal portrayal of the [...]
Our friend, Steven Harrington, had a pop up shop/capsule collection at the ACE Hotel during the year’s Coachella festival. Above is mural by Steve at the ACE.
A long time coming! The Hawthorne Headhunters ‘Myriad of Now’ is now available. Thanks to everyone who made this project possible. Born at the HVW8 Gallery Hawthorne Headhunters, then featuring Black Spade, Coultrain, Proh Mic and I, Ced was created from the infamous ‘Live At The BBQ’ podcast series. Five years later the full length LP ‘Myriad [...]
From Lifetime Collective - This past Friday March 30th, 2012 we brought together LA based Lifetime Collective friends and family at HVW8 Gallery in Hollywood for a one night only event celebrating the release of our Free Thinkers Zine Issue #2! The night was amazing and fortunately we captured some really great footage of the [...]
Photos from the opening night of Free Thinkers. Thank-you to everyone who came by the opening of ‘Free Thinkers.’ Great night and the Mattson2 treated everyone to an amazing perfromance. Special thanks to Lifetime, Jeremy Sole, American Rag cie, Box Water and Pabst. If in the Los Angeles area make sure to stop by the [...]
A few photos and a time-lapse from Parra’s opening at the SFMOMA.
Photos by Reserve Result of Parra at HVW8 last year. And below a detail from Parra’s work in progress Mural opening this Saturday at the SFMOMA. email firstname.lastname@example.org if interested in work by Parra.
Cameron’s Books in Portland Thee Oh Sees Jay Howell Holy Rollers A few images from the upcoming Free Thinkers zine launch this Friday at HVW8. Here are a few words about the zine: Welcome to our second issue of Free Thinkers zine. This has been a long time coming for us. The zine [...]
Hawthorne Headhunters – Teleport from gregthedude on Vimeo. Directed by Greg Ponstingl Production Assistant – Jasmine De La Paz Shot at Joshua Tree National Park Song Produced by Devonwho Full length album, Myriad of NOW, out 4/10/2012 on Plug Research. itunes.apple.com/us/preorder/myriad-now-feat.-black-spade/id510081023
Snoop freestyle with J-1 (Master Blazter) at HVW8 video shoot.
Our friends at Ego Trip asked us to contribute to their Blog. So we added few videos from when HVW8 shot Snoop’s, Wonder What It Do at Taz Arnold’s loft in Downtown, Los Angeles. Including Snoop and Krs-One performing ‘South Bronx. View here or subscibe to our HVW8 Youtube Channel.
Lifetime Collective Invades Los Angeles to Launch the Second Issue of “Free Thinkers” Timed with the launch of their Spring/Summer Collection and installation build-outs at both American Rag locations, Canadian lifestyle brand Lifetime Collective has invaded Los Angeles to debut their second issue of “Free Thinkers” a self-published magazine that takes an in-depth look inside the inspiration [...]
If in Austin, Texas, make sure to check out the Hawthorne Headhunters tomorrow and Gallery Podcast alumni Computer Jay at this year’s SXSW.
Invite for Parra‘s opening at the SFMOMA this March 31st to July 29th 2012. Photos from the Robert Raimon Roy zine release party this past Wed. Original Brent Rollins currently on display. Piece from Kevin Lyon’s your Mom Is In My Business exhibition at HVW8.
Tomorrow we’re hosting a Zine launch for Robert Raimon Roy.
Tyler Gibney stands in front of a classic HVW8 Art Installation (tyg, g.starship, dstrbo) piece of U-Roy from 2003 at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery.
HVW8 alumni Parra opens at the SF MOMA this March 31st to July 29th, 2012 with Weirded Out. Also see Parra in conversation at the SFMOMA on Tuesday, April 3rd.
Back in Jan. 2005, George Bush had been re-elected and things were not looking good. The war in Iraq was in full effect and we wanted to bring awareness to this and other social causes. So we decided to have a large art show / event in downtown Los Angeles, in continuation of our Political [...]
Larry Levan painted with Tony Humphries at Garage 416 in Toronto in 2000 by HVW8 Art Installation. Was listening to the NPR program about the ‘Jimi Hendrix of Dance Music – Larry Levan’ and it brought me back to 2000, when we did a piece of Larry with Tony Humphries at Garage 416 in Toronto. Not sure [...]
Check HVW8′s Youtube Channel for new videos in the upcoming days.
“Germs” Acrylic and screenprint 23.5 x 33″ (59.7 x 83.8 cm) Michael Leon 2009 From the ‘Michael, Kevin and Geoff’ Exhibition 2009. Untitled Raif Adelberg Original Print 18 x 24″ Limited Edition of 10 Signed and Numbered by Artist 2010 “Xanax Stick” Cast plastic, aqua resin and plaster 6.25″ x 23″ (15.86 cm x [...]
Matt Barnes stopped by with Melrose Atelier 360. More on HVW8 tumblr.
Thibault Choay from Classic Paris stopped by the Gallery to show some of his latest projects, including the No Way Out exhibition with Eric Elms and new books Le Team Manger and Deliciarum.
HVW8 Gallery Alumni Parra speaks on his artwork in this new Video by Stussy. ###
“Tin Tin” Silkscreen 29″ x 21″ (73. x 53.3 cm) Parra 2009 Signed and numbered by Parra edition of 30 / waterbased archival ink on archival paper Buy Here. “Brazilian Wax and Facial” Ink on Paper 18” x 24” (45.72 x 60.96 cm) Kevin Lyons signed 2008 Call or email for further detail. Buy [...]
Bone, Thugs n’ Typography by Kevin Lyons for HVW8.
Lance Mountain Pool Table
Here is an excerpt from an interview with HVW8′s Tyler Gibney on Hi-Fi’s recent acquisition of number of pieces from the HVW8 Gallery. CF (Vanessa Conley): What can we expect from this collection of artists? The Hifi acquired a number of pieces and prints from the HVW8 Gallery. This represents a good cross section [...]
Being #3 marsh ink on wood 39″ x 53″ (99.1 x 134.6 cm) Freegums (Alvaro Ilizarbe) 2010 Buy Here Being #5 marsh ink on wood 24″ x 48″ (61 x 121.9 cm) Freegums (Alvaro Ilizarbe) 2010 Buy Here Being #4 marsh ink on wood (die cut) 35″ x 48″ (88.9 x 121.9 cm) [...]
“Monsters Don’t Get Bored…” Screen Print 20″ x 26″ (50.8 x 66 cm) Kevin Lyons 2009 Buy Here “Untitled” (Jealous One’s Envy) Ink on Paper 9 1/8” x 12” (22.86 x 30.48 cm) Kevin Lyons 2004 Buy Here “Hear” Screenprint 18″ x 24″ (45.72 x 60.96 cm) Matt Irving 2010 edition of [...]
Saturday, Feb. 11th at HVW8 Gallery Thoughts to Whitney
a few of this seasons t-shirts that will be shown …. HVW8 – DISTRIBUTED BY 101 APPAREL – DEBUT’S NEW COLLECTION AT THE MAGIC TRADE SHOW The HVW8 Collection this season continues to focus on the spirit of collaboration between art, music and design. Designs from Gallery alumni include Miami-based Freegums (Alvaro Ilizarbe), LA’s Skypager, [...]
Stop action movie of Geoff McFetridge installing his art at Cal Poly University Art Gallery. Geoff was a part of the We Was We Kids Exhibition.
Scientist – Scientist meets the Space Invaders (1981) Scientist – Scientist rids the World of the evil curse of the Vampires (1981) Scientist – Scientist wins the world cup (1982) Scientist and Jammy – Scientist and Jammy strike back (1983) Youtube Playlist of Scientist. A few album covers with amazing artwork and [...]
Scientist with HVW8 Art Installation Coxsone Dodd painting at the HVW8 Gallery. Get the Scientist Meets the Space Invaders T-shirt HERE. Daryl at the Gallery. HVW8 Logo shirt HERE. The classic Kevin Lyons Bone, Thugs and Typography fresh off the press. Bone, Thugs n Typography available HERE. Yoshi from Megane / Star Graphics Japan stops by. More [...]
As we begin the New Year, here’s a quick look back at a few of the highlights from HVW8 in 2011, and what’s upcoming in 2012. Exhibitions: Marc McKee Seen/UnKnown We started the year off with Mark McKee’s Seen/Unknown. This exhibit consisted of a selection of Mark McKee’s personal favorites from over 20 years of [...]
Some early Master Blazter footage from when we had the HVW8 Music Studio in downtown LA, from 2010. Featuring Dam-Funk, Computer Jay, J-1 and Groweyez.
Start the new year off with some World Peace. New HVW8 Podcast with Max and Ty G, recorded a few weeks ago during a cook out at the Gallery … listen HERE. Or subscribe free via iTunes. follow HVW8 at @tyghvw8 on instagram