The reception for the Kidrobot exhibit was groundbreaking! Despite awful weather, ice cream supporters made the trip to Miami Beach to rally and share stories. Showcasing select artist renditions alongside nearly 1000 empty cone templates, visitors intuitively grabbed art supplies and attacked the wall! Each drawing adding to the overwhelming mountain in favor of the Ice Cream Person’s existence.
Kidrobot Miami is proud to present the Ice Cream People-A Collection of Evidence by Brian Butler. Stop by Kidrobot Miami and illustrate your own Ice Cream Person. Drawings collected through out the show will act as evidence toward your frozen experience. Ice Cream People works on display include Shepard Fairey, MCA Evil Design, Heidi Kenney and many more. The opening reception/ice cream party will kick off on Saturday, December 18 from 6-8 pm in Kidrobot Miami’s gallery at 638 Collins, Miami Beach. The Ice Cream People exhibition will be on display through January 26.
638 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Friday, June 26
113 Brighton Ave Allston, MA 02134
LAB Boston is proud to present “Bare Knuckle Brawlers”, the poster show for “Died Young, Stayed Pretty”. The opening of the show will be tomorrow, June 26th from 7-10pm and will feature the following artists: James Quigley, Jesse Ledoux, Jeff Kleinsmith, theMiracle5, Dan McCarthy, Nate Duval, Darren Pasemko, Tofu Squirrel, Brian Butler and other local artists.
We have worked closely with Eileen Yaghoobian, Producer/Director and Kristin Groener to showcase artwork in connection with the documentary.
Died Young, Stayed Pretty is a documentary about the underground poster culture in North America, from the ’60s psychedelic masters, like Victor Moscoso, to the gig poster crew today. The artists represented in the film “push further into the pulp to grab the attention of passersby, plastering art that?s both vulgar and intensely visceral onto the gnarled surfaces of the urban landscape,” says director Eileen Yaghoobian.
Outside of their own subculture these posterists are virtually unknown. “But within their ranks they make up an army of bare-knuckle brawlers, publicly arguing the aesthetic merits of octopus imagery and hairy ’70s porn stars.” They’ve created their own visual language and have created posters that are “strikingly obscene, unflinchingly blasphemous and often quite beautiful.” Yaghoobian’s film is the first (and maybe the last) of its kind.