11-15-2011 04:13 AM CET - Arts & Culture

Sweet Streets and WWA gallery Team up to Present a Rockin Group Show

Press release from: WWA gallery

Opening Reception: Saturday, November 19th, 2011 from 7-10pm
On View: November 19th - December 23rd, 2011

Sweet Streets curates another vibrant and event-filled group exhibition transporting Japanese Art and Fashion to WWA gallery. Previous Sweet Sreets exhibits packed the house, make sure to come early so you don't miss out!
Guests will enjoy a fresh mix of talented artists fusing Japanese and LA styles, live music, fashion shows and up-to-the-minute merchandise flown in direct from Japan by Spank! exclusively for this show.

In the 80s, Japanese and American pop culture drew inspiration from one another. Hello Kitty and Anime permeated the US, while Japan got a taste of MTV and the bubblegum pop playfulness of My Little Pony and Care Bears.

This Sweet Streets exhibition will explore the symbiotic relationship between American and Japanese 80s pop culture and its continuing influence today through art, fashion and music.

Participating artists include: 64 Colors, Apak, Bei Badgirl, Casey Weldon, Chikuwaemil, Eimi, Fawn Gehweiler, HIME+YOU, Keisuke Saito, Ken Garduno, Kevin Marburg, Koralie, Luke Chueh, Madoka Kinoshita, Maria Finna, MARKiii, Martin Hsu, Mayumi Inoha, Misha, MISO, Miss Kika, Mizna Wada, Natalie Shau, Plasticgod, Sheryo, Shigetomo, Shojono Tomo, Suzuki Suzuma, Yoshimi Ohtani, yucachin', Yumiko Kayukawa, and more!

Featuring a pop-up shop with collaborations and exclusives by: Spank! x Shojono Tomo, Spank! x Chubby Bunny, and Onch Movement!

Open to the public, the Sweet Streets gallery reception is from 7 - 10pm on Saturday, November 19th. The exhibition will run until December 23rd, 2011.

About WWA gallery:
Located in the Culver City Art District, WWA gallery's goal is to present emerging and established artists who have an individual perspective and clear vision and aesthetic.
With a focus on figurative and illustrative work, WWA gallery presents an array of shows with a wide range of artists such as Julian Callos, Edward Robin Coronel, Luke Chueh, Laurie Lipton, Apricot Mantle, Charlie Immer, Buddy Nestor, Cristina Paulos, Jessica Ward, Chris Peters, Dan Barry, and Casey Weldon.

Guest curators, such as Dave MacDowell, Steven Daily and Sandra Equiha often work with WWA to create innovative group shows. In January 2012, Industrial Squid will curate the groundbreaking, contemporary Portrait show "About Face". For more information and an upcoming exhibition schedule, please visit WWAgallery.com

For additional press inquiries please contact Callie:
calllie@WWAgallery.com or 310.836.4992

9517 Culver Blvd. Culver City, CA 90232
WWAgallery.com 310.836.4992
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 11-5pm

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