Jean Dubuffet Joan Miró Victor Vasarely A few photos taken by HVW8′s Tyler Gibney during his visit to the Paris Art + Design Fair and surrounding area this past week.
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 Art + Design Gallery collaborated with Poster Child Prints for an installation at Salon Benjamin in West Hollywood. Currently on display.
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, [...]
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 [...]
Honey Dijon and Tim K stop by the Gallery.
Os Gêmeos Photocall Valida Damian and Jason from Native. Beardo Marouan Garconne A few friends that stopped by the gallery today.
A few photos of the Gallery today.
Anwar Carrots stops by the gallery and grabs a Lisa Leone Print and T-shirt.
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.
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 [...]
New collaborations in the works. HVW8 x adidas x snoop!
Kamala Harris buttons designed by Tyler Gibney on behalf of the SEIU. Today is the day in the U.S. to vote. Make sure to exercise your democratic rights and make a difference.
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.
A few vistors to the Gallery this week. Dam-Funk stopped by with his new CD, Adolescent Funk, now out on Stones Throw records. Michael Frenke, sound engineer for the likes of Sly Stone, George Clinton, Prince, KRS-One and currently working on the new Hawthorne Headhunter album. Wyatt from SIEU with his recently aquired Charles Munka [...]
Niels Shoe Meulman from Calligraffiti stopped by to try out some of his ‘bombs’ behind the Gallery. Make sure to check out his show at Project Space tomorrow.
This weekend we’re starting a new series of live music from the HVW8 Gallery that will be recorded for the HVW8 International podcast. Every other Sunday we will feature local and international Dj’s and musicians live at the gallery. This Sunday from 2 – 5pm we will have Computer Jay from Master Blazter with opening [...]
Photos by Tyler Gibney
Check out the ‘All I Have Are My Dreams’ window at American Rag in conjunction with his HVW8 exhibition. And then come by the Gallery to see the original pieces …..
Here is a video shot by Frankie C of the opening of Raif Adelberg’s exhibition currently on display at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery. BCTV: The “F@ck I Love You Los Angeles” Art Show (walk thru) from Broccolicity TV on Vimeo.
For the opening of Raif’s exhibition we had some mood music playing from Jim Jarmusch’s Dead Man, Neil Young, Johnny Cash, Jim Morrison, Woody Guthrie. Here’s a couple video … or listen to the full playlist here. t;
The past couple days have all been about getting ready for Raif’s opening. The skys’ been crazy and the barbershop represents.
Getting down at Funkmosphere tonight. Jamie Strong, Benji B, J-1, Ced No, Dam-Funk, Computer Jay, Groweyez, Duane Harriot, Monica and J-Logic.
Today we had the Hawthorne Headhunters record a live set at the HVW8 Gallery for an upcoming podcast. Good times by all, look for more photos and music to be posted shortly. We also filmed a few Q&A’s with the legendary Michael Frenke across the street at the Atlier 360 Barbershop. Michael who is currently [...]
Mos Def, Naughty By Nature, J Cole, Dwight Howard, 9th Wonder and countless others were all at the EA Sports Triple Double while we created the piece of Kevin Durant. Thanks to Mark Lowyns, Mike Klein, Dustin Undercrown, EA Sports and Sarah for the support and for making it happen. Next Day got to be about [...]
Tom Wesselmann was known as the “pleasure painter”. I first encountered his art in the pages of Avante-Garge Magazine . Simple clean pop graphic imagery, with a sense of humor … and some sexiness! have a look …..
Dan and I get ready for tonight’s event …… and get a little trophy time! EA Sports Triple Double Friday 9/24 1pm – 7pm Q&A with Tyreke Evans, Dominique Wilkins and Pete Rock Saturday 9/25 12-8pm Open Gaming Tournament Open and FREE to the Public Fri & Sat 12-8pm and Sun 12-5 Play NBA Jam [...]
“Noah’s Shoes” Recent images from the Gallery and beyond, courtesy of Tyler Gibney.
Y-O from U-N-I stops by the gallery and picks up a Parra HVW8 Tee
Photos by Andrew White for Hypebeast on the Noah Butkus’ ‘Slippery People’ exhibition currentley at HVW8. More photos after the jump.
photos Max SSLA/hvw8 Photos from Sunday’s BBQ Podcast at the HVW8 Gallery with Paten Locke and Tres Records. Podcast will be posted shorty. Check www.hvw8.podomatic.com for updates. More photos after the jump.
new party – ACD - AdultContemporaryDisco with balearic mike (Claremont 56 – Manchester UK) nitedog (blackdisco) scotty coats (rong/double fisted) dj pubes (obey/dance right) ty g (hvw8) At El Cid 4212 W. Sunset Blvd 90029 free – daytime/outdoor – 2 to 8pm – food+drink specials RSVP on Facebook
I was asked to be this month’s guest editor for the online magazine Pilfered. I submitted shots and artwork from Max, Parra, HVW8 Art Installation, Sleepy b, Winston Tseng and myself. Then I was also asked to pick 15 shots from 100′s of submissions. Here is the result. – Ty G
echo park Hollywood
Dwele did a fine job on this MJ tribute.
NAS & DAMIAN “JR GONG” MARLEY DISTANT RELATIVES preview from nabil elderkin on Vimeo. … and a couple more studio shots from Ty G …. … more to come!
Iranian Nobel peace prize laureate Shirin Ebadi has criticised the “harsh” treatment of post-election protesters by the Iranian government. Image from Political Minded Series, more HERE.
These are the actual graphic layouts that Donald Rumsfeld would supply George Bush on his daily briefings before America’s crusade to war in Iraq. Crazy! (Originally published in GQ magazine) More HERE
Ben from the Hundreds, picks up a Parra original.
Got to meet the President last night at a DNC fundraiser at the Beverly Hilton. Snapped a few picks of Obama, Earth, Wind and Fire, Jennifer Hudson along with a little of the action around the President. Must say it was pretty inspiring to shake his hand!
People inquire a lot about one of our most infamous pieces; the Roy Ayers Wax Poetics cover piece from 2004. Here is the story – The Roy Ayers painting by HVW8 Art Installation was created in Montreal during a live set with Afronaught and Mark Force, from the Bugz in the Attic, during the Goods. I brought [...]
some funky indians!
Happy Mother’s Day!
Been working on some stuff for Nas and Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley.
So-Me at HVW8 at Parra.
Amazing photographs of Detroit by James Griffioen
Who says it doesn’t get funky up North! This infamous Galt MacDermot was from Montreal.
Higher Rollers circa 89
Parra is busy working in the Gallery for Saturday night.
Controversy is arising between Charles Hamilton’s “Shinin” and Black Spade’s earlier track “Shinin” sounding too close for comfort. Have a listen below. Read More on Kenny Fresh’s freshselects HERE. Black Spade – Shinin Charles Hamilton – Shinin *** Added March 30th Veto responds with a video – Black Spade responds to Charles Hamilton Uploaded [...]
JT in Belgium reppin the Boogie/Modern Funk.
Not every day you see Obama fly over your house in Echo Park. He landed his chopper in dodger stadium.
House Shoes and his next gen HVW8 in the green.
The great Arthur Verocai gave a amazing show, his first in Los Angeles, last night as part of the Timeless series.
An interesting read from New Yorker Art critic Peter Schjeldahl on Shepard’s I.C.A Boston show. Read HERE.
A message from Dam-Funk has he continues his tour through Europe.
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By all accounts this was a life changing concert, was on my way BUT ….. anyhow definitely will be at the David Axelrod and Arthur Verocai shows ….. More info on the timeless series HERE
Arguably the biggest name in art/streetwear today KAWS had two massive openings this past Fri/Sat in LA. First a curated show at Royal T, “I Can’t Feel My Face” and then a solo show at Honor Fraser. Here are few sh**ty photos of the first (before the iPhone), and then sans the second, better left to blogs. LALA!
Maybe showing my age — and that I have some free time, but when I was I kid Saturday mornings was the shizz. Wake up at 7-8am, get a bowl of cereal and sit for hours …. pre-computer, vcr, dvd, internet … this was it ! After try to draw muscles and decipher what is [...]
Some childhood favorites pass on ………. Hans Beck dies at 79; inventor of Playmobil toys Henry Rollins remembers Lux Interior
AP alleges copyright infringement of Obama image Crazy! Probably will set a precedent for appropriation …… … and the classic ‘They Live’ …. Rowdy Roddy Piper actually made a horrible movie in my backyard once in Montreal. They covered our halfpipe with tinfoil and had glowing skateboards — which were being ridden by degenerate aliens [...]
Three Stories high and a half mile wide.
On the way to skate camp (circa 87) A childhood friend passed away last week. John Mcrae/Hudson was a smart, talented and funny guy and we had some amazing times in our youth. He will be missed!
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 [...]
What is up with the P-Funk type on the new Zimbabwe $100 million dollar bills? and this much to buy some bread …. crazy! And he’s wearing a Canadian T-shirt?? More in Ty G’s Steady Bloggin’
Hey Big Up to Shepard Fairey on making the cover of Time magazine. A nice story on the cover artist HERE.
now that’s dancing!!
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.
HVW8 Art Installation piece of Toots is featured on the BBTv spot on Toots and the Maytals.
Some Random pics from the past week on my iPhone.
It’s been a really hectic couple weeks with the election and the Nu America party. People ask why I’m I so supportive about Obama when I’m a Canadian and can’t even vote in the U.S. Well the short answer — it’s pretty amazing! Since I have lived in the U.S., people living outside the U.S. [...]
Profile of Tom Wesselmann in Steady Bloggin.
Kimmers and I got to goto a fundraising Dinner with Joe Biden on Thursday — Must say he’s a real good guy. The world will change with these 2 in power — or at least America and her interaction with the world …. also go see the movie “W”!! Crazy!
Went to a next level listening party of Kanye West’s 808s & Heartbreak last night. This was a collaboration between Kanye and artist Vanessa Beecroft, produced by Kanye’s creative man, Willo Perron. It started off with everyone being lead from a waiting room to the second level of a parkcade type structure ( the unfinished [...]
This is a take over!
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 [...]
Ty G will be at the LA’s most infamous party this weekend, the Do-Over. Found this recording from the summer of 2005 with host/MC Aloe Blacc. Ty G live at Do Over 2005 (MC Aloe Blacc)
Big Ups to Scott C, Andy Williams – the Goods, Adam, Eric, Zattar, Memetic – Timekode , B-boy Pablo, Big daddy Sacha, Thau, Kiethy, Maude, K-riminal, dstrbo, Claudia, Mossman, Roadsworth, Nikoo, Kobal and the whole Montreal fam for rolling thru … and my man DâmFunk for bringing the funk to Canada. Good times!
Eugene R. Coles is a poet and artist born NYC and based in Baltimore. Best known for some of his album artwork, like Gil Scott-Heron/Brian Jackson’s 1973 epic ‘Winter In America”, he has continued painting over the past 30 years. His materials range from oil paints on canvas to white pencil on black paper creating [...]
Ty G’s Steady Bloggin is now in effect. Cheeky points of interest, artwork and other random travel photos like the above “Cognac Thieves” wanted poster. Updated daily!
Checked out futura’s opening last night at the pop up Mad Krunk space in Downtown Los Angeles. The paintings looked amazing – I believe created right on site or at the framers and most of the pieces sold (30 – 75k). A la Damian Hirst’s recent pop up – the show is open for 3 [...]
Kimmers got to go to a fundraiser with Obama in LA last night. Some candid pics of her and her mom with hopefully the next pres.
Went to the Raymond Pettibon exhibition with Kimbers this Saturday …. the art was amazing, and I’m a huge fan, but the gallery staff was kind of jerks, so I took these photos from LAist (Elise Thompson) ….. had to include the hairless pig dog. Photo by Jules of me getting burnt in the pool in Vegas. [...]
A slow post week because of the Art Bizarre in Vegas and of the Manifest Hope in Denver, but tomorrow will start posting new images from the events.
Things are starting to shape up for the opening of Got Next this Friday at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery.
Dj’d at Dâm Funk’s Funkmosphere on Monday in Culver City and snapped a few flicks. Dâm is truly keeping the funk alive in L.A., his podcast is still one of my favs. Make sure to get his album when it comes out. - ty g
(photo Ty G) Ty G will be spinning at the Hi-Fi Club in Calgary tomorrow night.
Oh geez its not that time again! Sorry, but yes it is! Canada Day July 1st!! If in the Hollywood area come down to Citizen Smith for a Canada Day in L.A. with Ty G. The event is put on by Canadians Abroad. info below — Tuesday July 1st, 2008, 7pm Citizen Smith Restaurant 1600 [...]
Visiting artists that came by the HVW8 Gallery this week …. Coleman from Mochilla with Flip from Brazil. and Usugrow from Japan.
Recent shots on the Nikon coolpix P5100 point and shoot.
Please join M+B on Saturday, April 19 from 7 to 9 pm for the opening reception of HOWARD L. BINGHAM: THE RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE at 612 N. Almont Drive in West Hollywood. Poignant, knowing, rich with insights and tributes, THE RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE chronicles Muhammad Ali’s legendary trip of 1974 to Zaire (now [...]
Man used to love Jamiroquai — used to keep us warm dancing on cold Canadian nights!
Some new entries on Noah Davis’Febmag.com. Have a look.
Some shots from the amazing revolutionary artwork of Emory Douglas, on now at MOCA.
Mandrill Live “Hang Loose” (Soul Train) 1973
SSUR CHANCE DOGS THAT DRIVE EXPENSIVE CARS non stop
Lost the photos of David “The Hoff” Hasseloff and T.I. …..but heres a few vegas shots …..
Got a major treat last night with Mark de Clive Lowe and Landy Shores (from Ramp) doing a live set of Daylight at the Mountain Bar in Los Angeles, on their Free Soul Sessions Tour. Aloe and Blu were in the house – watch out for those cats! On Wednesday from DJ Nuts from San [...]
Spent the last few days of the making tshirts with Tony. While waiting to pick up the tshirts, had a look at the Pet Cemetery. People love their pets! Here and in the next. The Holiday Party at the Gallery was great time, along with the afterparty with Spade. Peace, Ty G
Toques and toboggans!!! (not that anyone knows what those are in Southern California but it’s a common Canadian saying …… Ok not really, but it should be! ) anyways Happy Holidays!!! This Friday, 7 – 10 pm, we’re hosting a Holiday party at the HVW8 Gallery/store. Please come down and enjoy some drinks, music and [...]
Tyger Tony the Tyger JA and Strong Floods Jeed and Haycock Tone Aloe and blu (brown) jemz butt