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Hello Kitty 35th Anniversary Starts This Friday, Oct 23!

October 19, 2009

The "Three Apples" Exhibition: Celebrating 35 Years of Hello Kitty starts this FRIDAY, Oct 23rd! This is a HUGE event for all of the Hello Kitty fans out there! The event is at Royal/T Art Space/Cafe/Shop at 8910 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232.

JapanLA is curating the Art Show, with 80 artists doing their take on Hello Kitty. The original art pieces will be for sale and part of the proceeds will go to the charity, L.A. Works. We will also be releasing prints of some of the art at each of the events, like this Gary Baseman painting.

Here are some pics of some of the art available at the show: Buff Monster!

 

Luke Chueh!

 

Tara McPherson

 

Natalia Fabia

 

Ron English

 

This is a piece done by Jason Mecier. He made a big Hello Kitty face out of Hello Kitty product...so cute!

 

This is a 7 foot sculpture, by Colin Christian. It is made out of fiberglass and silicon...and the whiskers and the lights at the base light up and change color...so awesome!

 

There will be many surprises at the exhibition...like this super secret interactive theme park experience, by FriendsWithYou!

 

There is also going to be a Hello Kitty Cafe inside Royal/T with Hello Kitty Food! Here is the menu!

 

The exhibition opens on Friday, Oct 23rd, we will have original art and prints available beginning this day. The Hello Kitty Fan Party is on Saturday 10am - 10pm, Oct 24th. Kitty Mama’ Yuko Yamaguchi (Hello Kitty head designer straight from Tokyo) & tokidoki creator, Simone Legno will be doing a special signing on this day from 1pm - 2pm, and 3pm-4pm. There is also a special launch of the new exclusive tokidoki for Hello Kitty 35th Anniversary collection. It is SO CUTE! You will love it. So, get here early, and wear all your Hello Kitty gear!

There are a bunch of events scheduled throughout the exhibition too! More info to follow, but here are the dates:

Oct 23 Hello Kitty Exhibition Officially Open (10am - 10pm)

Oct 24 Hello Kitty Fan Party & Simone Legno & Kitty Mama Signing and product release (10am - 10pm, Signing 1pm-2pm & 3pm - 4pm)

Oct 31 Halloween Party

Nov 1 Hello Kitty's Birthday Party

Nov 7 Meet the Artist Party (JapanLA & Juxtapoz Event)

Nov 13 Hello Kitty Bats & Cats Masquerade Party (Goth Theme Party)

Nov 14 Hello Kitty Fashion Show hosted by JapanLA

XO, Jamie

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN PURCHASING ART, PLEASE EMAIL ME AT INFO@JAPANLA.COM

MORE INFO, INCLUDING A LIST OF ALL THE ARTISTS IN THE HELLO KITTY ART SHOW AT WWW.SANRIO.COM/THREEAPPLES


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