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 [...]
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 [...]
Join us tomorrow at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery for an Artist Talk with Tim Biskup and Kelsey Brookes from 5 – 8 pm.
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.
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 email@example.com 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 [...]
Recent work from Mtendere Mandowa aka ‘Teebs’.
Recent works by HVW8 Gallery alumni Charles Munka. More on his tumblr.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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.
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 [...]
“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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Anthony Lister For Frank151 Anthony Lister talks to Frank 151 as he prepared for his upcoming exhibition at HVW8 Gallery.
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
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.
“Bomb” original gouache painting on paper 36″ x 57″ (91.4 x 144.8 cm) Kevin Lyons Framed $1600 “Monsters Don’t Get Bored…” Screen Print 20″ x 26″ (50.8 x 66 cm) Kevin Lyons $250 “Billie Jean! Not My Lover” Letterpress Print 10 x 10″ (25.4 x 25.4 cm). Kevin Lyons Edition of 5/ Grey. Edition of [...]
“Pink Dot” Acrylic and screenprint 23.5 x 33″ (59.7 x 83.8 cm) Michael Leon 2009 $800 “White Elephants” Acrylic and screenprint 23.5″ x 33″ (59.7 x 83.8 cm) Michael Leon $800 “Tombstone on My Ego” original collaborative painting 33″x 23 1/2″ Geoff McFetridge and Michael Leon 2009 More information on last year’s Micheal, Kevin and [...]
Stopped by Noah Davis’ studio in East L.A. to talk about his upcoming curated show “Inner City Avant Garde” at the HVW8 Gallery. Make sure to visit Noah’s upcoming “Grey Day” this Saturday at Roberts and Tilton to see his new paintings.
Recent photos from Charles Munka’s New Works exhibition at the HVW8 Gallery. Pieces are still available. Contact Tyler Gibney at tyg(at)hvw8.com
We have a few pieces now available online from Raif Adelberg’s ‘Fuck I Love You Los Angeles’ exhibition currently on display. Please call 323 655 4898, or email email@example.com for further information, or to arrange a viewing. Untitled Raif Adelberg Original Print Edition of 10 18 x 24″ Signed and Numbered by Artist 2010 Untitled Raif [...]
$1200 Being #2 marsh ink on wood 33″ x 50″ HVW8 presents Celestial Beings a solo exhibition by Alvaro Ilizarbe / Freegums. For this show Alvaro painted large wooden pieces portraying large forces that lie in the space around us. With a variety of finely painted lines Alvaro draws upon space and shapes to transform [...]
Noah Butkus Installation at the Standard Hotel Hollywood as part of their collaboration with the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery.
A few works by Ed Templeton for the upcoming Megane Zine release party and group exhibition on Jan. 9th at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery.
$1,200.00 Bomb Artist Kevin Lyons 36″ x 57″ original gouache painting on paper. Original Kevin Lyons painting added to the online shop.
The Parra Ice Cream truck will be parked in front of the HVW8 Gallery today from 2 – 5pm. Follow Stone Throw twitter for more locations. The Rockwell Ice
Pink Dot (2009) Artist Michael Leon 23 1/2×33″ Acrylic and screenprint Original Artwork More info Here. $800.00 Germs (2009) Artist Michael Leon 23 1/2×33″ Acrylic and screenprint Original Artwork More info Here. $800.00 Gold Dot (2009) Artist Michael Leon 23 1/2×33″ Acrylic and screenprint Original Artwork More info Here. $800.00 [...]
Beached Mind – Geoff McFetridge 15″x12″ Gouache on Paper Snap Back #2 (Camoflage) Artist Geoff McFetridge 44″x30″ original gouache painting on paper. original painting. $1200. New pieces posted for sale in the online store. More pieces from Geoff McFetridge, Michael Leon and Kevin Lyons shorty. email info(at)hvw8.com for information.
Untitled, 2009 Metallic silver flake over individually hand-poured solid gypsum. 6 x 5.5 x 8.5 inches; 7 pounds Edition of 6 from a varied series of 100 Hand engraved signature and number by the artist. Available on November 7th, 7pm at HVW8 Gallery 661 N. Spaulding Ave., Los Angeles, CA www.hvw8.com Also view some upcoming [...]
Recent works by Geoff McFetridge. More information: www.championdontstop.com www.solitaryarts.com www.pottokprints.com www.thedirectorsbureau.com
Recent work by Kevin Lyons. More info: www.bonethugsandtypography.com www.anomaly.com
Recent work by Michael Leon. More info: http://michaelleonstudio.com http://www.commonwealthstacks.com/
Gallery Murals get covered with a fresh coat for preparation of the upcoming Michael, Kevin and Geoff exhibition.
This Oct. 22nd to 26th, HVW8 artist Gene Pendon takes part in the Toronto International Art Fair with Yves Laroche Gallery. Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street West, North Building, Exhibit Hall A & B , Booth # 238. http://www.tiafair.com/
At tomorrows ‘The Site of NOW’ show there will be a small section on display from the “Barnstomers vs. Heavyweight” Live painting session that was done in Montreal in 2001. It featured Montreal artists from Heavyweight; Gene Pendon, Tyler Gibney, Dan Buller with the NYC based collective Barnstomers; featuring David Ellis, Rostarr, Mike Ming, Jose ‘Ease’ Parla. [...]
The SITE of NOW Opening Oct. 3rd, 7 to 11 pm “The SITE of Now” exhibition will be a “Best of” collection from the past two years of artists from the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery. Select pieces from the past ten years of HVW8 Art Installation and exclusive private collections will also be on [...]
“LaHoya vs. Pac-man” by Gene Pendon 2009. Part of the “Rise” exhibition in Toronto which Dan Buller and Gene Pendon contribute. Also featuring Nunca (Brazil) and Roadsworth. more info: http://www.themanifesto.ca/
“Allegory of Venus” Giclee Print 29 x 21 inches Edition of 10 Signed and numbered “Pierced” by Parra 2009 Silkscreen 29 x 21 inches Edition of 30 Signed and numbered
Out Now! Hawthorne Headhunters EP vinyl record. Limited pressing of the Hawthorne Headhunters self-titled EP on HVW8 records. side a U Say She Wanna side b Do 4 U A Song About Her (Ced No Remix) Manifest Station Listen on iTunes! more on Hawthorne Headhunters For distribution inquiries contact max (at) hvw8.com
– Hawthorne Headhunters EP out now. Download on iTunes! - Red – the Man without The Machine, “I should tell ya momma on you”, out now! Dam-Funk and CHOPS remixes. - Hawthorne Headhunters limited TEST pressing available. - Hawthorne Headhunters T-shirt - Red – the man without the Machine – T-shirt - HVW8 / Stones Throw RED – I should tell [...]
Dutch artist Parra is set to emark on his very first exhibition and pop-up shop initiative in Germany later this month. An artist who’s style has come to be known for his eclectic mix of type fonts, iconic colors and sexualized imagery, the Amsterdam-based creative will look to have his work displayed first via an exhibition [...]
“Small Talk” Giclée print 1/20 12.5″ by 17.5″ signed and numbered by Tyler Gibney Limited ‘Small Talk’ Gicleé prints by Tyler Gibney now available. $45.
HVW8′s Gene Pendon artwork is featured at the Montreal Official Launch and Art Exhibition of Sarah Linhares’ “Messages from the Future”. More info HERE.
Thanks to Culture King for posting a couple video’s from Thursday’s Hawthorne Headhunters/HVW8 party.
Hawthorne Headhunters rehearsing ‘She Wanna’ for their upcoming L.A. shows. Featuring Black Spade, Coultrain and Jimi James.
A 2002 piece of U Roy by HVW8 Art Installation still stands in the Hollywood Hills yesterday. 8′ by 24′.
Artist Dash Snow dies at age 27. Dash Snow’s Poloroids on Tiny Vices
Thievery, 1999 (70″ x 58″, 178 x 147cm) Lovely, 1999 (64″ x 65″, 163 x 165cm) Soul Makossa aka “Nightmares”, acrylic on canvas 2000 Serge (Montreal), acrylic on canvas, 2001 Donny (Los Angeles), acrylic on canvas, 2003 Herbie (Atlanta), acrylic on canvas, 1999 (69″ x 65″, 175 x 165cm) Starting in 1999, the HVW8 Art Installation; made up of artists Gene “Starship” [...]
“Gino” by Parra 2008 Stencil Print 17 x 12.5 inches Edition of 35 From Winston Tseng’s exhibition at “enjoi just another skateboard art show” at the HVW8 Art and Design Gallery. March 2009. Exclusively available through HVW8. 36″ x 24″ Giclée print 1 of 10 Political Minded Print By Tyler Gibney from the HVW8 PM [...]
A few Kevin Lyons pieces back on display at the gallery. Also a video short from Arkitip filmed during the installation os his HVW8 exhibition; ‘Your Mom’s in my Business.’ Purchase Kevin’s work HERE
Prints and photos from enjoi artists Winston Tseng and Jerry Hsu with Gallery assistant Tatiana and interns Alex and Wazy. More works HERE
After the last post thought I’d sneak a few photos of Sister Corita’s prints from the amazing collection at Immaculate Heart College Art Department. All religion isn’t bad. Prints circa 1968.
“Scratchin’” Silkscreen 29 x 21 inches 2009 Edition of 30 $250.00 “Yes/She” Silkscreen 29 x 21 inches 2009 Edition of 30 $250.00 “Tin Tin” Silkscreen 29 x 21 inches 2009 $250.00 “Fight till Death” Silkscreen 29 x 21 inches 2009 Edition of 30 $250.00 A few of the most popular parra [...]
More Parra prints have arrived in the Gallery. Prints will be added online shortly. Please check back or come by the Gallery.
A Parra prints Re-up will soon be arriving in the gallery and in the online store. Check back for details. Current availability HERE
Berlin based photographer Alex Flach stopped by the gallery yesterday. You can see Alex’s work on the Pool Gallery’s website HERE.
Pablo (director of NEXT) is down in Brazil working on a fiction film on pixacao, and introduced me to the work of Choque. View More of Choque’s work HERE, also you can follow Pablo on his twitter.
“Vest” Acrylic on Canvas (stretched) 46 x 64 inches (116.8 x 162.6 cm), 2009 $2500 Original Parra painting “Vest” now available in the HVW8 online shop.
What’s Going On? Oil, acrylic on canvas Napoleon Oil on Canvas Black Flag Oil on Canvas Before Kehinde Wiley there was Barkley L. Hendricks.
“Love” by Parra 2009 Stencil Print 17 x 12.5 inches Edition of 50 $150 “I Could Be” by Parra 2009 Stencil Print 17 x 12.5 inches Edition of 50 $150 “Tits” by Parra 2009 Stencil Print 17 x 12.5 inches Edition of 50 $150 “Jesus Interrupted” by Parra 2009 Silkscreen 29 x 21 inches [...]
“Cake” by Parra 2009 Silkscreen edition 1/10 29 x 21 inches “The Abduction of the Crazy Woman” by Parra 2009 Stencil Print 17 x 12.5 inches Edition of 50 “Untitled” by Parra 2009 Silkscreen edition 1/10 29 x 21 inches Now online for a limited time.
Amazing photographs of Detroit by James Griffioen
“Jesus Interrupted” by Parra 2009 Silkscreen 29 x 21 inches Edition of 30 “Self Portrait” by Parra 2008 Stencil Print 17 x 12.5 inches Edition of 35 “Idiot” by Parra 2009 Stencil Print 17 x 12.5 inches Edition of 50 More Parra prints online. These prints will only be available until May 9th. Purchase HERE
“Recession” by Parra 2009 Stencil Print 17 x 12.5 inches Edition of 50 “Tin Tin” by Parra 2009 Silkscreen 29 x 21 inches, 2009 “Blue Tits” 2009 Silkscreen 29 x 21 inches Edition of 30 “Where?” by Parra 2009 Silkscreen 29 x 21 inches Parra prints now available online. Purchase HERE
New HVW8 x Parra shirts available online.
A few shots of the Parra opening from Cobrasnake. More HERE
“Is that a Gun My Friend?” New Works by Parra. The opening party is Saturday, April 4 and the exhibit runs through May 9. HVW8 Art + Design Gallery is located at 661 N. Spaulding Ave., Los Angeles CA, 90036; open Tuesday to Sunday, 1 – 6 pm or by appointment. Parra will be [...]
Skate deck wall International Superhero prints by Winston Tseng enjoi clothing photo by Jerry Hsu International Superhero decks by Winston Tseng Cat Collage by Winston Tseng Medicated and Corporate Pig by Winston Tseng enjoi decks Outside window Gallery interior Artwork by Todd Bratrud photos by Jerry Hsu The enjoi exhibition/pop up shop is on display until April [...]
event: Montreal Jazz Festival 2000 music by: Smith & Mighty title: “Augustus Pablo” size: approx 72″ by 72″ medium: Acrylic on canvas event: Montreal Live piece 2004 title: “Coxsone Dodd” size: approx 42″ by 72″ medium: Acrylic on canvas location: Montreal, Studio date: December 2001 *for Parco Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan title: “03 on [...]
Photo: Veto Money (Black Spade, Stoney Rock) of Obama taking his oath today at Washington’s National Mall from his cell phone. Gene and Tyler were interviewed today on CBC Radio on HVW8′s involvement with the Obama campaign. Thank you to Bonnie for making this happen. HVW8 Interview on CBC
MLK by Dan Buller and Gene Pendon, Montreal, 2005 Acrylic on Canvas, 85” by 47”, Live Performance piece. MLK and Obama by Tyler Gibney, Chicago 2009 Acrylic on Canvas, 48” by 72”, Live Performance piece. Obama by Dan Buller, Los Angeles, 2008 Acrylic on Canvas, Silkscreen, 18” by 26”, Studio piece. Hope and [...]
Omar Sosa (2008) Acrylic, spray, posca on Canvas 18″x24″ Herbie Hancock (2008) Acrylic, Spray, Posca on canvas 48″x48″ Recent pieces from Gene Pendon.
Next: A Primer on Urban Painting Now in the HVW8 Shop, Next The Movie DVD featuring HVW8, Jose Parla, Rostarr, Doze, Os Gemeos, Lee Quinones and many more artists. BUY NOW
The real life rags to riches story is coming together for Red. His 1st youtube video, recorded by Ty G behind the HVW8 Gallery, hit a massive chord with people, with already 65 000 views on YouTube, and over 350 000 views on worldstarhiphop in 4 days! Not bad for a guy hanging in the [...]
This tee marks the beginning of HVW8′s collaboration work with legendary writer/director Charlie Ahearn. Ahearn may be best known for his film Wildstyle, a documentary known worldwide as one of the first film releases to showcase 80′s hip hop culture in it’s rawest form. Wildstyle and Ahearn really need no introduction for those schooled in [...]
Listen Up by Tyler Gibney Must Kill Tomato by Parra Funk Blot by Gene Pendon Maybe Lou Reed Was Right by Kevin Lyons Obama print by HVW8 Art Installation Revolution/Evolution print by Tyler Gibney with Gene Pendon Nu Directions print by Tyler Gibney with Gene Pendon Jennifer Jackson/Listen Up print by Tyler Gibney Prints for [...]
A few HVW8 X Kevin Lyons prints are still available. Limited edition print is direct from Kevin Lyons’ May 9th, 2008 exhibition at the HVW8 Gallery and only available from us. Silkscreen on high quality archival paper Edition of 30 22 1/2″ x 30 1/4″ Available HERE
Parra has an opening this Friday in Paris at Lazy Dog.
Fashionista Supa-Ape Thomas Mapfumo Mad Professor Now in the HVW8 art + design gallery as well as online. Gallery hours Wed – Sun., 1 – 5pm.
Martín Ramírez, 1895–1963, was an Mexican Immigrant who spent the majority of his time in the Stockton State Hospital in California. He was ”schizophrenic artist” unable to communicate except through art.
Profile of Tom Wesselmann in Steady Bloggin.
Allen Ginsberg painting, by Dan Buller with Tyler Gibney is available in the HVW8 Online Store. The piece is Silkscreen with Acrylic on Canvas, 19″ by 26″ (stretched), created in the HVW8 Gallery in 2008. The piece was recently featured in Juxtapoz. The piece is on display at the HVW8 Gallery.
Here is a recent article with Dan Buller and Gene Pendon in Format Magazine.
Original HVW8 member Brian A, aka Sleepy B, is working towards an exhibition based on his recent travels to Benin, Africa. Here are a few words and photos from the artist: “Much too burned out to pack myself, running on 2 hrs sleep and failing reserves of nervous adrenaline, I made a furious break for [...]
CAAM as a couple good shows – Black Chrome — about black biker culture in California since WWII. A Moment In Time: Bingham’s Black Panthers – photos by Howard Bingham for Life magazine of the Black Panthers. Thanks to Kimmers for the photos! Then got to lay down some tunes at the Do-Over with Rich [...]
Mural painted in Toronto by Dstrbo and Gene at the Manifesto festival.
A continuation of the Zombie series in Toronto a couple months ago.
HVW8 will be creating a mural in Denver at the Manifest Hope Gallery. ABOUT THE MANIFEST HOPE GALLERY Art plays a pivotal role in creating cultural momentum. The Manifest Hope Gallery celebrates that role and shines a spotlight on artists across the nation who use their voices to amplify and motivate the grass roots movement [...]
Our friend from Montreal, Other, is taking part in a show at the Carmichael Gallery with Flip and Hush. Here is a little Other showcase we had on the site back in 1998.
A Fafi HVW8 collaboration piece from 2003, just sold in Montreal from Yves Laroche Gallery.
More pieces from the Got Next Exhibition now posted on the HVW8 Gallery website. Also you can read about the show on the defamer. Prints will be available next week on the HVW8 online shop.
Here’s a preview of Got Next opening tomorrow at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery, 5 to 10 pm. Show runs through this weekend.
Coming next week when you order a print by HVW8, Parra, Brent Rollins, Kevin Lyon or any other artist, you will have the option of custom framing. Email Max@hvw8.com for further questions.
Record Man Disco Tom Noble rolled through the BBQ podcast sessions with Ty G and Max and graced us with some of his rare boogie and modern funk vinyl gems. Have a listen and let us know what you think. Subscribe through iTunes HERE Live at the BBQ: Season 2, Vol. 4 with Disco Tom [...]
Here is a message from Ray Noland about Next Friday’s Got Next at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery, for more information about the exhibition check the Gallery’s website….. Greetings, Just pulled into Los Angeles after a serene ride threw Big Sur! (I could have stayed for awhile!) Will be exhibiting the GOT [...]
IG Culture’s get down with Steve Spacek, Mark Pritchard, John Robinson and Brooklyn Terry for the release of Zen Badizm at Unit Tokyo. Artwork on visuals by HVW8′s Gene Pendon.
Gino Vanelli, Gettin’ High — redone by Proh Mic, along with a Parra version of the album artwork. Proh Mic, Gettin’ Hi
image: “Day Dreamin’” 2007 Acrylic/Canvas by Gene Pendon Here’s a nugget by Ced with Coultrain. I, CED feat Coultrain – Love…Meaning(BossaNovaRemix)
Single Mother Sea Sick Basic Training 40 acres and auni Here is some recent work from our man, Noah Davis. He used to help out around the HVW8 Gallery and now is moving up in the art world. To view more of Noah’s work, have a look at Roberts and Tilton’s website. Excellente!
painting by Gene Pendon Two new remix’s of PPP’s “On A Cloud”. On A Cloud (I,CED Remix) the HUE – On A Cloud (remix)
Brent Rollins Originals are now in the HVW8 Shop 48″ by 36″, Silkscreen on Plexiglass and wood. Or stop by the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery and view the pieces in person. Wed. to Sun., 1 – 5pm, or by appointment, 661 N Spaulding Ave, Los Angeles, CA - (323) 655-4898
Gene and DSTRBO from HVA8 Art Istallation get down on Bootsy for the Funkfest in Toronto.
Today is the 400th birthday of Quebec City. HVW8 Was born in Montreal and have painted a few prominent Quebecers in our day …. Romeo Dallaire Rene Levesque Pierre Trudeau Charlie Biddle
A salon style of work currently on display from past HVW8 Gallery shows including Parra, Brent Rollins and Kevin Lyons as well as new HVW8 A.I. pieces including the new the Obama and Allen Ginsberg featured in the Juxtapoz article. New galley summer hours, open Wednesday through Sunday, 1 – 5pm, or by appointment, [...]
Ten years ago the original idea behind the a HVW8 composition/piece was to pay hommage to someone deserving in their field whether it was musically, such as Miles Davis, Donny Hathaway, Nina Simone, Augutus Pablo; politically, like Shirin Ebadi, Noam Chomsky, Romeo Dallaire; a tribute to other artists, like Malike Sibyde and Mies van der [...]
“This piece is Ian Curtis, not so new, I did it in the fall, the worst live painting experience I’ve ever had. It’s the only time in 10 years I was prevented from finishing a piece. I had to add that yellow after, and I would have done a darker blue, but I kind of liked [...]
Big thanks to our friends at Juxtapoz for the HVW8 feature, have a look or even better go buy it at your local news stand. Here it is …. article by Lindsey Caldwell.
Photos of Gene, dstrbo and other at Housepaint show in Toronto. Big up to Devon at them.ca, more photos HERE
Two new Brent Rollins prints are now available on Turntable Lab.
From last year’s run up DVD.
Robert Rauschenberg died May 12 at age 82.
please post this open letter as much as you can. new marketing approach from a new marketer. I want to extend an invitation to you all to attend my opening at the HVW8 gallery on Spaulding in West hollywood here in LA on friday, May 9th. I also want to forewarn that in and of itself [...]
“Obama” By HVW8 AI (44″ x 30″) Dali Lamma by Gene Pendon
An amazing painter, Barkley L. Hendricks, has a show at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, don’t mind the voice over, the website and artwork look great. Have A look HERE.
Be on the look out for Ego Trip’s new Miss Rap Supreme on VH1 this Fall. One of the show’s creators and the Art Director is Brent Rollins, who also got HVW8′s Ty G to paint the “Salt-n-Pepper” suite.
Some shots from Jon at Gallery FIFTY24SF from the Installation of the HVW8 AI Greatest Hits Show last month in San Francisco.
Gene’s custom painted Sarao Jeepney for Goods of Desire/Delay No Mall in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.
Shots from the Site and Sound exhibition last month in Montreal, put together by Mossman and Barry Walsh, featuring artists G. Starship, DSTRBO and Roadsworthy to name a few.
More Pic on Frolab’s Flickr
Done Live in Montreal in a classic HVW8 Style.
Parra interview on fecal face
NEW hvw8 blog … uh huh! da dow Usugrow stopped by, have a look at his work. Great! http://www.usugrow.com/home.html