Friday, May 22, 2009

Friday is the arty way to start your weekend!

Sorry we have had a lack of new posting lately, but it's just that we have been working so hard putting together photoshoots of our latest styles and crafting up even newer fashion to share with you!  Tomorrow kelly and I head down to lala land (los angles) for friends and family visiting and a mini vactation on this lovely holiday weekend, so what better way to get into weekend mode then finishing your friday with some art! Below we have a couple of sweet shows that are sure to get you feeling creative...

Arigato, Mr. Popsicle

The title alone makes us want to see this show...Blush Wine Bar will be hosting the opening of Arigato, Mr. Popsicle featuring new work by Leecifer, Phoneticontrol, Andrew Perry, and LilJapan.  Show is curated by Crystal Townsend.

When:  Tonight  7pm - 12pm
Where:  Blush Wine Bar 476 castro st, san francisco

"Things Your Grandmother Taught You To Steal To Survive A Depression"

This show looks fantastic but we felt that BellJar the store/gallery hosting this exhibit was quite eligant in their describition so here is what they had to say...

Artist and writer Paul Madonna blends his skillful drawing and wry wit to shed an ironic light on a creative means to make it through these tough economic times. In a nod to depression-era ideals, Madonna uses his keen eye for detail to create affordable drawings of “free” condiments he’s collected recently from caf├ęs, deli counters or directly from tables during the blue-plate special. Toothpicks, soy sauce, mini-creamers, honey packets are just a few of the items rendered in Madonna’s articulate pen, ink and watercolor drawings.

Find Paul Madonna’s Things Your Grandmother Taught You To Steal To Survive A Depression on display in BellJar’s gallery from May 20 through June 17, as well as featured in the Believer magazine’s upcoming June issue. BellJar’s gallery serves as a nice compliment to the eclectic collection of gorgeous little things in the Mission District storefront.

Paul Madonna writes and draws two weekly strips, All Over Coffee in the San Francisco Chronicle, and Small Potatoes on His first book, All Over Coffee, was published in 2007 by City Lights Books, and the first edition of his new drawing book series, Album, will be published this November by Electric Works. Paul's drawings and prints are shown in galleries and museums, and this summer a five-year anniversary show of All Over Coffee is on display at the Jewett Gallery in the San Francisco Main Public Library. On top of it all, in 1993 Paul was the first ever Art Intern at Mad Magazine, for which he proudly received no money.

When:  Opening  Tonight 6pm - 9pm
Where:  BellJar 3187 16th st, san francisco

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