New book by Phlegm

Phlegm will have a new book available soon. It will consist of a collection of his pen and ink illustrations based on walls that he has painted over the past few years. Incredible stuff. 80 pages, hand screen printed and embossed cover by the artist. Plus one extra long drop down poster. Cost £25 ($38US).
On sale Saturday, June 1st at 13:00 UK time (5am PDT) HERE.

UPDATE: Book sale postponed. Sale time will be announced at a later date. Stay tuned…

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Army of Darkness, Evil Dead 2, & Mondonomicon from Mondo

Direct from Mondo:

We’ve gotten quite a few e-mails asking about the remaining copies of ARMY OF DARKNESS by Randy Ortiz from the Kansas City screening back in April. We are excited to announce that we will be releasing them tomorrow wiht a few similarly themed companions.

Tomorrow, along with ARMY OF DARKNESS, we will be selling a brand new print for EVIL DEAD 2 by Jason Edmiston. Also, we will be releasing our third Mondo book, appropriately titled MONDONOMICON. This time around, instead of being only comprised of old prints and a nice leather cover (it has that, too), we have done a little something extra. Screen printed in blood-red across the backs of every print are an assortment of images from “dead” projects. No blank pages in this book. You’ll find 16 previously unused designs of which you can see some sample images of on our blog HERE. This is truly our book of the “dead.”
On sale Thursday, May 9th at a random time HERE.

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“Army of Darkness” by Randy Ortiz. 24″ x 36″ Screenprint. Ed of 425 N. $45

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“Evil Dead 2″ by Jason Edmiston. 24″ x 36” Screenprint. Ed of 325 N. $45

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“Mondonomicon” Cover design by Jay Shaw. 9″ x 12″ leather bound, hardcover book. Ed of 100 N. $250

“Luna” print + book release/signing with Greg ‘Craola’ Simkins

Greg ‘Craola’ Simkins has a new print available titled, “Luna” via Merry Karnowsky Gallery. It is a 14″ x 28″ Giclee, signed/numbered edition of 30, and cost $160.
For purchasing inquiries contact info@mkgallery.com

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“Luna” by Greg ‘Craola’ Simkins. 14″ x 28″ Giclee. Ed of 30 S/N. $160

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In celebration of his latest book release titled The Outside, Greg ‘Craola’ Simkins will be at the gallery for an in-store signing of a limited exclusive “Gold Edition” of this book.

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THE OUTSIDE
SPECIAL GOLD COVER EDITION
300 COPIES, EACH SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY THE ARTIST

THE ARTIST WILL BE AT THE GALLERY FROM 2-5 PM TO DEDICATE AND PERSONALIZE GOLD EDITIONS FOR COLLECTORS IN ATTENDANCE

THE SPECIAL ‘GOLD’ EDITION BOOK PACKAGE INCLUDES:

:: SIGNED AND NUMBERED GOLD COVER EDITION OF “THE OUTSIDE”
(9.75″ x 12.25″, 280 PAGES, HARD COVER)
:: LIMITED EDITION T-SHIRT :: MINI SCREEN PRINT
:: KEY CHAIN :: STICKERS :: BUTTON :: BOOKMARK

:: COMMEMORATIVE TOTE TO HOLD EVERYTHING !

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An 17″ x 11″ ‘Stop Haunting Me’ Show poster will be given to the first 100 people attending the signing.

Cost $120. USD

TO PRE- ORDER THE SPECIAL GOLD EDITION PACKAGE OF ‘THE OUTSIDE’

Email : INFO@MKGALLERY.COM or call 323.933.4408

Mondo Book Vol 2 + Black Friday mystery posters from Mondo

Direct from Mondo:

Black Friday is almost here. We wanted to let you know that we definitely have some releases planned. This Friday, between the hours of 10AM and 12PM (noon) CST, we will randomly be releasing a handful of new posters. The first item we’ll have will be Volume II of our Mondo poster book. These are all assembled by hand and leather bound in a nice hardcover book. You can see some detail shots over at our blog right HERE.

Following the release of the book, it’s all a surprise.

Please follow us on Twitter for the on sale announcement. This book and the following releases will be available online between the hours of 10AM and 12PM (8am – 10am PST) on Black Friday, November 23rd HERE.

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Book Review: ‘Silhouettes From Popular Culture’ By Olly Moss

Book Review

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Titan Books released Silhouettes From Popular Culture By Olly Moss today, which stands as a ‘best of’ compilation of his first solo exhibition titled Paper Cuts which opened last year at Gallery 1988. Featuring a forward by Duncan Jones (Director of Source Code & Moon) and a quick Introduction by Olly Moss himself, it’s enlightening to get a firsthand explanation of what led him to have a solo show that consisted entirely of meticulously crafted laser cutouts.

The book itself is a nicely fabric-lined hardcover and sized just right to place on your coffee table to show off to your poster friends, or place it on top of your toilet for some good reading, or on your nightstand. As for the content itself, to the uninitiated it might almost at first seem elementary. But upon closer inspection, most will find themselves well entertained in trying to recognize who each pop culture silhouette is of. That in itself is the clever genius that is Olly Moss. Making the most out of the least is definitely not easy to do, and he has made a name for himself by excelling in this.

Many of his silhouette pieces were created to be presented as diptych or triptychs and this book organizes them all and presents them as so. Looking at a silhouette of the Alien on one page and Ripley on the other facing each other further enhances each image all the more.

Silhouettes From Popular Culture is a well crafted and conceived book that represents an artistic vision that is equal parts humorous, inspired, and witty.
On sale now HERE and HERE.





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Coming Soon:

A book review of The Great Showdowns by Scott Campbell which is also on sale now HERE and HERE.

And I will also be giving away an unopened copy of Silhouettes From Popular Culture By Olly Moss very soon because Titan Books accidentally sent me 2 copies!

Prints and posters by Tara McPherson

Tara McPherson has a bunch of new prints available in her online store. The first one is a set of 4 prints as part of a ‘Trance’ series she painted for the Bunny In The Moon exhibition at Jonathan LeVine Gallery. Each print is a 8.5″ x 11″ Giclee, signed open edition and cost $25 each. On sale now HERE.

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"The Days Eye Trance" by Tara McPherson. 8.5" x 11" Giclee. Open edition, signed. $25


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"The Cherry Blossom Trance" by Tara McPherson. 8.5" x 11" Giclee. Open edition, signed. $25


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"The Forget Me Not Trance" by Tara McPherson. 8.5" x 11" Giclee. Open edition, signed. $25


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"The Gloxinia Trance" by Tara McPherson. 8.5" x 11" Giclee. Open edition, signed. $25

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Next is her book release titled, Bunny In The Moon: The Art of Tara McPherson Volume III. It features compelling new works and sculpture informed by mythology and folklore. The resulting imagery combines the primal power at the core of ancient culture with McPherson’s contemporary explorations of love, loss, strength, vulnerability, and female empowerment. Hard puffy cover with glow in the dark accents, 112 pages, Signed and cost $24.
On sale now HERE.

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And last but not least, here is Tara’s gig poster for the Melvins/Unsane gig later this week. It will be available for sale on her site on Tuesday, May 8th at 12pm PDT HERE.

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"Melvins, NYC 2012" by Tara McPherson. 24" x 36" 5-color Screenprint (including 2 Split Fountains). $60

Mondo Book #1

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From Justin at Mondo:

If you attended the gallery show a few weeks ago, you might’ve seen or even bought our new book. We are all very excited with how they came out. I briefly talk about this in the intro of the book, but I was at a friend’s house earlier this year and noticed a book he had by Jay Ryan. It was full of posters…. actual pieces of the screenprinted posters. I thought about the giant stack of returned posters we’ve gotten over the years and figured this would be a great way to get those out as we were moving to the new space and didn’t want to transport them. So, we began to go through the giant stack and pick out which ones we wanted in and in what order they should go. We found a local binder and had him cut them down to size and over several weeks we hand put these books together. It was an intricate process and below you can see some of the pics of the book getting put together.

I went to WonderCon in Anaheim, CA a few weeks ago and got some sketches done in the book and felt like sharing them. Lots of folks that got these at the gallery show got the artists in attendance to draw in theirs as well, so this works as a great sketchbook!

These books are limited to just 105 copies made TOTAL and are bound in 100% leather. They will be put up for sale on the site tomorrow and will cost $200. Follow us on Twitter for the on sale announcement.

On sale Tuesday, March 27th at a random time HERE.

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Faile Temple Book

This book presents Faile’s most complex and ambitious project to date—a large-scale, temporary installation of a temple created for Portugal Arte 10. The vanguard American urban artists masterfully translate familiar elements and themes from the contemporary prints, graphic design, and paintings for which they are best known into decorative frescoes and sculptures for a structure inspired by the ruins of a Baroque chapel.

The studio edition book is signed by Faile and comes with a ceramic “Skull/Flower” patterned tile from the temples exterior. All orders will be shipped out March 10th, 2012.
On sale now HERE.

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Faile Temple Book
Dimensions: 9.25 x 12.25 Inches.
128 Pages, Full Color
Hardcover
Signed

Ceramic Tile in Linen Box
Dimensions: 5.25 x 5.25 x .75 Inches (box size)
Ceramic, Linen Wrap and Ink
Signed on back of tile.

Virgin / Holy Shit sketchbooks by Imbue

Imbue has some new sketchbooks for sale that’s hand printed with sepia ink on the first page. Afterwards you can draw or write anything you want in it to make your own Holy Bible :P. They are 8.3″ x 5.8″ Highest quality A5 sketchbook. Gold foil embossed with Holy Bible and Parental Advisory Explicit Content. Edition of 50, 92 pages, and cost £20 ($32US).
On sale now HERE.

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Virgin / Holy Shit sketchbook by Imbue. 8.3" x 5.8" Sketchbook, 92 pages. Ed of 50. £20 ($32US)


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