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Some outstanding pop lifestyle art is debuting this weekend.
Graphic: Gallery 1988/Spoke Art

Citizens of Los Angeles and San Francisco each and every have amazing pop tradition artwork exhibits to visit this weekend—but if you really do not dwell in people cities, io9 is bringing the displays to you, proper here, ideal now.

The initial is named “4×4 Etc.,” the most up-to-date collaboration involving artists Dave Perillo and Tom Whalen. We’ve lined the idea in the past, exactly where each individual artist produces 4-inch by 4-inch prints, commonly in sets of two, of figures that go together. It opens at 7 p.m. July 9 at Gallery 1988, 7308 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA, and remains on exhibit via July 23. The very first seven slides in this slideshow are all brand new, exclusives pieces from the display that includes parts from Back again to the Long term, Flash Gordon, Jurassic Park, Superman, and extra.

Up the coast a bit, Spoke Art is opening a new present identified as “Sugoi!”, and it’s a tribute to Japanese animation. We’re chatting Dragon Ball Z, we’re speaking Studio Ghibli, Akira, Cell Match Gundam, you identify it. It opens at 3 p.m. on July 9 and runs as a result of July 30 at 816 Sutter Road, San Francisco. You’ll uncover a range of pieces from that present right after the ones from4×4.”

For more on the Los Angeles show, click on right here. For much more on the San Fransiscio demonstrate, click on right here. And click on the arrow to see all the images.