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Wasted Youth

The Low Bros (brothers Christoph and Florin Schmidt) are two amazing post-graffiti artists from Hamburg, based in Berlin. Wasted Youth is their first LA solo exhibition and it opens at Thinkspace Gallery this Saturday. I’ve just posted an interview with them at the Imprint Culture Lab site if you’re interested in learning more about them and their work.

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Chill

LA-based artist Benjie Escobar introduces a new body of work at The Seventh Letter flagship store and gallery in the Fairfax district tonight! The opening event includes the release of a limited edition The Seventh Letter T-shirt designed by Benjie, with the back room curated by local film photographers the Camera Creeps

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Passport

The Passport is the the guide to all things POW! WOW! Long Beach. The paper booklet is now available in a slew of locations around LB, including boutiques and coffee shops. You’ll also be able to grab one at the POW! WOW! Long Beach Pop-Up shop when that opens next week. In the meantime it’s also available online as a PDF. Enjoy.

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Heavy Dreamers

HEAVY DREAMERS is a collaborative film by Booooooom and WeTransfer, which investigates creative motivations, and was shot during POW! WOW! Hawaii 2015. The short film stars some absolutely amazing artists including: James Jean, Kevin Lyons, Hot Tea, Nosego, Tatiana Suarez, and more. If this doesn’t get you super excited about POW! WOW! Long Beach, I don’t know what will! Check out the full movie:

Legends Never Die

Mi Vida Boutique in NELA are hosting an event dedicated to Teen Angel, the artist behind Teen Angels magazine this Saturday. First published in 1981, the title is synonymous with Chicano style, art, and culture. As such, the publication has a tremendous following. Contributing artists include Richard Sanchez, Benjie Escobar, Spr Fkr, and of course, Chicano Wolfman. LA TACO have a nice preview.

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Raoul Duke

Here’s an eye-catching new Hunter S. Thompson-character-inspired print from Los Angeles-based artist Mark Dean Veca. I got to interview Mark earlier this year so check that out if you’d like to learn more about him and his work. The signed & numbered 18″ x 24″ print is available in his online shop.

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Remake

The very talented Jeff Hamada, of Booooooom fame (the most-visited art blog in the universe) has just released his first book! Remake features master works reimagined, largely by fans of Jeff’s great site. He knows how to genuinely engage his community in ways that are truly interactive and creative and this kind of project is the result of those efforts. If you’re interested in learning more about Jeff’s thinking, watch this Imprint talk with him from 2014 – it’s just great.

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