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Un-American Activity spotted Friday at Toy Art Gallery

Attention citizens of Los Angeles: we are receiving reports of Un-American Activity that will be going down this Friday at Toy Art Gallery (7571 Melrose Ave.). Three artists from across the Atlantic -- Jon Paul Kaiser, Doktor A and Seymour ...

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Brent Nolasco, TAG give Blood Thirst a new coat of paint

Brent Nolasco is known for his out-of-this-world creatures, so it's no surprise that his collab with Toy Art Gallery — Blood Thirst — looks a little out of this world. The newest version of it, the Night Stalker version, is the ...

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New S.U.C.K.L.E. colorway invades Toy Art Gallery

Toy Art Gallery's newest release thinks you're a jerk, because it's the Sucklord's S.U.C.K.L.E. set in a new clear red colorway! Yes, the same 10 figures are available in a new colorway, and really, that's about all that's new here. Isn't t...

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Vive La Lolligag! this Saturday at Toy Art Gallery

Toy Art Gallery would like you to Vive La Lolligag! this Saturday, or more specifically, attend the opening of a custom show of the same name at their gallery (7571 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles).The show will be a launch of the first Loll...

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Toy Art Gallery prepares its first release of 2014

Toy Art Gallery is ringing in 2014 with a new designer toy release: the New Year's edition of Yakimon's Takoshi. The octopus helmet-wearing, Ultraman/Kamen Rider-inspired Takoshi is a glow-in-the-dark vinyl figure, standing 8 inches tall an...

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TAG and Blamo Toys' 5th Annual Custom Show opens

Toy Art Gallery and Blamo Toys' 5th Annual Custom Show opened tonight at TAG (7571 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, Calif.),  but don't fret if you've missed the event. It runs through Jan. 4, 2014, so you'll still have a full three wee...

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Toy Art Gallery releasing Tim Clarke's Pink TOTIMS

Tim Clarke is the man who helped create the Sectaurs and Boglins toy lines back in the 1980s, and now, Toy Art Gallery is producing a new work of his in the designer realm. TOTIMS are totem-styled creations, made with Japanese vinyl an...

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TAG will hold custom Power Ranger anniversary show

If you’re in the Los Angeles area, Toy Art Gallery will be holding a very special show for Power Rangers fans. To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Power Rangers are presenting “20 Rangers for 20 years” curated by Sweet S...

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Custom Made Monday: Yes, today is Tuesday

Welcome to Custom Made Monday! What? What do you mean today's Tuesday? Are you sure? Ok, fine! I admit it, today is Tuesday. This week I'm bringing you a special edition of Custom Made Tuesday. That doesn't make this edition any less awesom...

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Custom Made Monday: Getting into the Halloween Spirit

The weather is getting colder, and it's starting to get dark earlier now. Yes, this is fall! Of course one of my favorite things about fall is Halloween. The pumpkins, the candy, the scary movies...it's a great time. With Halloween being a ...

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Toy Art Galley's Anniversary Show IV opens Saturday

Toy Art Gallery's Anniversary Show IV opens on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Pacific, and this year's "platform du jour" happens to be Paul Kaiju's Pollen Kaiser. It's appropriate, too; Pollen Kaiser is one of TAG's more well-k...


Obscure unleashes the Pollen Kaiser for TAG's anniversary

After Super Cooper's "Music To My Ears" custom art show, Obscure is back again with another custom for a Toy Art Gallery event. This time, Obscure is participating in Toy Art Gallery's anniversary show. The anniversary show will mark Toy A...

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Toy Art Gallery releasing a red Pollen Kaiser colorway

Just a heads up for Paul Kaiju fans and/or completionists out there: Toy Art Gallery has a new red colorway of his Pollen Kaiser figure on sale Friday. Why Pollen Kaiser? Perhaps because the TAG anniversary show in September features the fi...


Josh Mayhem shows his love for all that is vinyl

Custom toy designer, Josh Mayhem, was a participant in Super Cooper's "Music To My Ears" custom art show. For his piece, Mayhem decided to show his love and passion for vinyl involved in both music and toys. Since Mayhem was a DJ for 12 ye...


Mikie Graham brings Gorillaz to Super Cooper's TAG show

Super Cooper's "Music To My Ears" custom art show is opening this Satuday at Toy Art Gallery. We've already seen a preview of Obscure's Social Distortion inspired work, now here's a preview from Mikie Graham. Graham, also known as ZombieMo...


Obscure shows punk rock preview for Toy Art Gallery show

Matt Perez, also known as Obscure, has given us a preview of his upcoming custom figure. Coming up in late August, Obscure will be part of Super Cooper's "Music to My Ears" show at Toy Art Gallery. For the event, Obscure customized Mighty ...

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Toy Art Gallery's Julius Toy Art Show now online

Toy Art Gallery has posted the art from their ongoing Julius Toy Art Show on their website, giving everyone a chance to see the art that's been made of Paul Frank's well-known monkey. There's quite a few paintings and plenty of custom Juliu...


Toy Art Gallery presents Rock 'n' Roll Uamou exhibit

Ayako Takagi, known also as Uamou, is a Japanese artist who produces vinyl figures also known as Uamous. Toy Art Gallery in Hollywood, California will be having an exhibition on Takagi's latest work called Rock 'n' Roll Uamou. This show wi...


Tomopop (Mini) Guide to the Weekend: May 4, 2013

For some reason, the first weekend in May seems to be really, really ridiculously busy. We've gotten a bunch of announcements about show openings, but rather than try to write out a bunch of different posts ... wouldn't it be easier to brin...


New art shows opening this weekend

For those of you who have an interest in art shows, the first weekend in February is promising to be a busy one. A couple in particular have some names you might recognize: Three solo shows open tonight at Stranger Factoryv (109 Carlisle B...


Two new releases coming to Toy Art Gallery

As we posted before, Pobber and Jesse Hernandez are rolling out an OG ver. Jaguar Knight, and the release party? That will be Saturday, Jan. 26, at Toy Art Gallery (7571 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles). Jesse will be there for signings, and the ...


Toy Art Gallery's next show goes big

Toy Art Gallery's latest show, opening next week, is Toy Giants, a showcase of TAG's Lifesize Fiberglass Figure Series. The entire line will be on display at the event, giving you a chance to check out these huge pieces for yourself. They'v...


Check out the Blamo Toys custom show recap

I always thought that Blamo's Hug would be a great platform for customization. Its simple shape seems welcoming to those with an artistic bent. I certainly wasn't the only one to think so because Blamo Toys recently finished up their 4...


Blamo Toys Custom Show starts tomorrow at Toy Art Gallery

Toy Art Galley may have recently hosted Blamo Toys' own Mikie Graham for his show, The Return of the Zombie Art Project, but that doesn't meant they are quite through with the artist collective yet. Blamo Toys' 4th Annual Custom Show begins...


DesignerCon 2012: Toy Art Gallery

For their DesignerCon booth, Toy Art Gallery stocked up on some exclusives — like a black and red colorway of Nathan Hamill's Strife and Sire piece or new Paul Kaiju colorways — and zombies. Yes, you heard that right: zombies, a...


Tomopop's Big Bad DesignerCon 2012 Roundup (Part 2)

Part 1 of our Big Bad DesignerCon 2012 Roundup had a lot in it, sure ... but it barely scratched the surface. We're on to Part 2, and this time, we've got some more familiar names for designer toy fans. Kuso Vinyl, Evilos, Toy Art Gall...


TAG's next show celebrates modern Japanese sofubi

Fans of the sofubi scene in Southern California ought to get their butts over to Toy Art Gallery on Saturday, because that's the opening of Vivid Lucid Dream. The next TAG show features sofubi from LASH (a.k.a. Mutant Vinyl Hardcore), Shika...


Saturday brings a Strife and Sire signing to TAG

Toy Art Gallery will be playing host to a signing on Saturday, Oct. 20, featuring 3DRetro and Nathan Hamill's Strife and Sire figure. Nathan will be in attendance for the event, which will see the release of the two-piece, 7-inch-tall figur...


Brian Flynn's This Temporary Moment coming to TAG

Toy Art Gallery's next show opening is a familiar face: Brian Flynn of Super7 fame will be exhibiting new customs and new projects at This Temporary Moment. The solo show will feature both old pieces as part of a Super7 retrospective, along...


Bruce Lee's Temple of Kung Fu Series 1 releasing Sept. 22

If you remember our previous post on the Bruce Lee's Temple of Kung Fu figure series, you probably remember seeing the release date had been pushed back to the fall. Well, now we're not only giving you a release date of this Saturday, Sept....


Arkiv's Aftermath exhibition opens at TAG on Saturday

Toy Art Gallery is playing host this Saturday night, Aug. 4, to Aftermath, a solo exhibition featuring new works from Arkiv Vilmansa. For this show, Arkiv is bringing along some new paintings, customized Vans sneakers, limited edition print...


TAG releasing Blobpus' blind-bag Gori Gori today

Toy Art Gallery is partnering with Blobpus to release a blind-bagged edition of the new Gori Gori toy. A raging monkey inside a robotic suit, the 5-inch-tall Gori Gori has been painted by Blobpus in several different colorways on either a g...


Secret Base's Japanese Devil comes to TAG Saturday

Coming all the way over from Japan, the creative minds at Secret Base will have a show at Toy Art Gallery opening Saturday called Japanese Devil. With Hiddy from Secret Base in attendance, the show features the debut of Karakasa Obake, a ne...


TxB opens at Toy Art Gallery on Saturday

This weekend at Toy Art Gallery, a new show featuring the works of Bwana Spoons and T9G is opening called TxB. As you might have guessed from the title, the show features works from Bwana and T9G, both individual and collaborative, across a...


Ron English, Chris Brown come to Toy Art Gallery May 2

Toy Art Gallery (in collaboration with Garageworks Industries and Made by Monsters) is playing host to a release/signing event for Ron English's newest designer toy collection, Dum English. The collection is a collaboration between Ron and ...


David Flores' Bad News Travels Fast opening at TAG

Tonight at Toy Art Gallery is the opening of David Flores' Bad News Travels Fast. The exhibition most importantly marks the debut of his newest design, Deadhead Mickey, with plenty of merch featuring the new character on sale. As well, ther...


Bellicosity opens Friday night at Toy Art Gallery

This Friday, March 23, marks the night of an exciting custom toy show that several of us here on staff have been excited about. Nathan Hamill's Bellicosity: A Bellicose Bunny Custom Show will take place at the Toy Art Gallery from 7 p.m. to...


Secret Base, TAG releasing SpongeBob X-Ray DX

Legendary Japanese toy maker Secret Base has partnered with Nickelodeon to release the latest figure in their X-Ray series, SpongeBob X-Ray DX. Yes, my favorite animated fry cook is being made into a 5-inch soft vinyl figure with ...


Tomopop About Town: Toy Art Gallery

The final location in our grand circle tour of Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, Calif., sits a bit farther away from JapanLA, Munky King, and Kidrobot. If you are into the toy show scene, there is no doubt you have heard of it. The store is n...


[UPDATE] Velocitron, Grody Shogun bring Karoushi to TAG

As Toy Art Gallery's Blamo show winds down, they're preparing for an invasion next weekend. An invasion of kaiju, that is, in the form of Karoushi, a show featuring the works of Velocitron (a.k.a. Ricky Wilson) and Grody Shogun (a.k.a. Luke...


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