Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 07, 2010
As I was leafing through some of my old photographs from the Hello Kitty theme park in Japan, I couldn’t help but think about the many ways that this image has been appropriated and used in contemporary art.
Juxtapoz // Friday, November 06, 2009
After all the hype surrounding the Three Apples show, celebrating Hello Kitty’s 35th anniversary, you may be eager to meet the creative minds behind this big event. Good thing you’ll have that opportunity this Saturday, November 7th, 2009.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 22, 2009
Gary Baseman has reveled the world, collecting bits of each culture he finds inspiring and relevant to his own craft. Naturally, he’s a fan of Hello Kitty and kindly took the time to talk about his collaborative work with Miss Kitty.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 21, 2009
We love Luke Chueh because he paints animals doing bad things. Simple as that. What better animal to interpret being naughty than Hello Kitty? Learn why Luke likes Miss Kitty in an interview with him here.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 20, 2009
If you know much about Buff Monster you know that he loves Japanese toys and he loves pink. Put these two together and you have an artist perfect to interpret Hello Kitty. Buff Monster is one of the artists taking part in Sanrio’s 35th Anniversary celebration of Hello Kitty, the Three Apples art exhibition, curated by Jamie Rivadeneira of JapanLA.
Juxtapoz // Friday, October 16, 2009
Three Apples, the multi-dimensional art exhibition curated by Jamie Rivadeneira of JapanLA based around Hello Kitty in honor of the character's 35th Anniversary, is fast approaching. In celebration, we asked a few of the participating artists some questions about why they love Hello Kitty. We start off with Natalia Fabia (Juxtapoz #103).
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 05, 2009
It’s Hello Kitty’s 35th Anniversary and Sanrio is celebrating in a big way. In addition to launching a variety of special, limited edition products, Sanrio will introduce Three Apples, a multi-dimensional exhibition and celebration of all things Hello Kitty running from October 23 to November 15 at Royal/T in Culver City, CA.
Juxtapoz // Friday, September 25, 2009
Hello Kitty has long been a muse to artists & designers worldwide and has brought smiles to fans for 35 years now. In honor of her 35th Anniversary celebration, Sanrio has put together an amazing event that will grace Culver City this October. Read More...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 23, 2009
For the Hello Kitty 35th Anniversary Exhibition hosted by Sanrio in Los Angeles, Australian artist Jeremyville took the iconic Kitty on a trip to (where else?) Jeremyville.
Juxtapoz // Friday, August 28, 2009
It’s been 35 years since Ikuko Shimizu first put pen to paper and created the insanely adorable and globally loved Hello Kitty, and as part of HK’s 35th anniversary celebration parent company Sanrio has seen fit to place her familiar mug on just about every product imaginable. Read More...