Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 11, 2010
Our LA correspondent, Amy Duran, has been working behind the scenes at the Sanrio 50th Anniversary celebration/exhibiion "Small Gift," this past week, and just sent us a ton of pictures from the set-up of the event. Just a reminder, "Small Gift" opens Friday, November 12, in Los Angeles. Pictures and more pictures after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 03, 2010
Today, we speak with Jamie Rivadeneria, owner of JapanLA and curator for Sanrio’s Small Gift Los Angeles. If you recognize the name, Jamie also curated last year’s show Three Apples for Hello Kitty’s 35th Anniversary. Read on . . .
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 02, 2010
The buzz around Sanrio's 50th Anniversary exhibition has been building for quite some time now, and Small Gift Los Angeles finally opens November 12 at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California. The iconic company who gave the world Hello Kitty has invited popular artists from around the world to collaborate in two standout art exhibitions: Small Gift Los Angeles and Small Gift Miami, during Art Basel.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Sanrio’s mobile pop-up tour launched this weekend in San Francisco, with fans dismissing stormy weather to shop the special 50th Anniversary items and meet-and-greet with iconic characters like Hello Kitty and others interacting and mingling together for the first time in Sanrio character history. Read More...
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Sanrio, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary, has partnered with smart to bring three Hello Kitty full-body designs to smart cars. It’s like the ability to re-live your childhood fantasies, now that you can actually drive.
Juxtapoz // Friday, October 22, 2010
The Sanrio mobile pop-up tour launches this weekend in San Francisco. Sanrio turns 50 this year and is celebrating with a nation-wide tour and art show.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 16, 2010
Celebrating Sanrio's 50th Anniversary should naturally include some special – and cute – new releases. During the Small Gift national tour, a mobile pop-up shop will make its way across the country full of “50 must have” collectible products and more.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 14, 2010
50 years of doing anything is a long time, particularly when you’re talking about a successful global brand. In Small Gift Sanrio celebrates their half-century with a range of events and new releases.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 04, 2010
With a decades-long history of bringing smiles to collectors, animation fans, and trinket lovers of all ages, Sanrio – inspired by their “small gift, big smile” philosophy – is kicking off their 50th Anniversary celebration.
Juxtapoz // Monday, May 03, 2010
Luke Chueh's Beginnings / Endings (And Other Worthless Epiphanies) along with Mari Inukai’s Decadence may be very different in aesthetic, but the underlying meanings behind each new collections explore darker truths of human emotion.