Living Proof Magazine has created a video to give us a sneak peek of KAWS‘ latest exhibition set to run from October 12th to January 5th, 2014, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. After just putting his own spin on the MTV Awards Moon trophy KAWS is bringing back is iconic statue back to Philadelphia. KAWS is no stranger to Philadelphia as its residents have been graced with his artwork before.The show will feature 60 of KAWS’ sculptures and paintings with 9 foot model guarding the gallery’s entrance which all have been made exclusively for the exhibit.
The Last Bloody Polar Bear
This weekend opened “Do You Feel Lucky?” a show highlighting the work of Patrick Ma (at OhNo!Doom Gallery). Patrick Ma is the owner and mastermind behind Rocketworld and I.W.G. vinyl toys. It was an amazing event and we at A.Okay Official are very happy to have been able to give this exhibit a home. Here are some images from the festivities…
Well, Do you? We certainly do! Although A.Okay has closed it’s doors we still have some tricks up our sleeves. A.Okay’s gallery curators are hosting an event! The location has changed but your friendly neighborhood curators have been hard at work.
Do You Feel Lucky? – New works by Patrick Ma
Next Friday, June 5th 6-10pm @ OhNo!Doom Gallery
Patrick will be releasing a new Rocket world I.W.G toy!! He will also be there to meet you and shake your hand. Come out and show some support! Bring a friend, bring several. Sponsored by Red Stripe and MixMedia Djs.
This evening we opened Gabe Lanza’s solo show “Hello my name is…”. As usual, Gabe’s work is top-notch. If you were unable to make it out or if you want to come back for a second visit, the exhibit continues through May 30th. Out of town? Visit our online gallery!
In the meantime, here is what you missed:
Tonight we welcomed the reloaded MUTT Show to the A.Okay Official Gallery. Did you miss the opening? Were you afraid of contracting swine flu? Did you wait in line for Wolverine? Well that’s just silly…Good thing you have till Monday to see it! Yes, this coming Monday is when the show comes down. We even have the blank MUTTs in stock! So come join us!! Also, check out www.mutttoy.com and pick up one of these customized MUTTs before the one you had your eye on belongs to someone else.
Here is a glimpse of the show: Continue reading
Stop by A.Okay tomorrow night and witness the opening reception for one hot traveling custom exhibit, The MUTT Show: Reloaded! We are hosting the show this weekend ONLY! So come out before it disappears into the sunset. Don’t forget to visit our shop and pick up your very own DIY MUTT. Be forewarned, this product is in very limited quantities.
Custom Mutts are available online for purchase at www.mutttoy.com. Since this is a traveling show all sales will ultimately be handled thru the Mutt’s website. So, here is your chance to beat the crowd. Music provided by MixMedia DJ’s. Beverages provided by Red Stripe, Nos, and Fuze. See ya there!
…before he leaves on another adventure.
Can’t bring yourself to leave your house? Go online to view and purchase the work (unfortunately you wont be able to get a t-shirt, DIY Fliggins face or those limited edition plush online. You have to go to the gallery for that). Enjoy the show and we will be back next week with another crazy exhibit.
Chronicles and Monocles! Oh My! Tonight the adventure began in our Gallery. Shawnimals’ new story line (The Chronicles of Professor Fliggins) comes to life with new paintings, tees, D.I.Y Fliggins, and limited edition plush & prints.
Tonight’s opening was a delightfully whimsical and lively event. Did you miss it? Don’t worry there is still time, the show’s last day is March 28th. Till then, check out what you missed…
Shawnimals Creative Director Shawn Smith (aka – Shawnimal) has created an all new world within a world with the Chronicles of Professor Fliggins! Alongside the talented Shawnimals staff including partner-in-plush Jen Brody, illustrator Montgomery Smith and designer Eric Uchalik, this exhibit showcases a number of solo and group works inspired by this new storyline. Continue reading
You have 5 more days to see Slow Burning: Assembly Line Artists. The show comes down THIS Saturday (7th).