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Sun-Min Kim & David Horvath – Photos from the Uglyverse

From Vinyl Pulse:

Sun-Min KimDavid Horvath have made countless kids and young-at-heart adults deliriously happy with their line of Uglydoll plush toys.  Both artists will be at Giant Robot 2 on Saturday, September 11th (6:30 – 10:00 PM) for  Photos from the Uglyverse, a different kind of ugly art show.   You did know that the Ugly Dolls live amongst us, didn’t you?  Well they do and this show reveals the photographic proof.  Expect limited-edition prints of Ugly-rific photos from the new Uglydolls book project as well as some one-off prints.  Time to get Ugly.

Giant Robot 2
2062 Sawtelle Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
310.445.9276

(via Vinyl Pulse)


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Uglydoll Creator David Horvath Signing at FAO Schwarz

Where:
FAO Schwarz Fifth Avenue
767 Fifth Avenue (at 58th Street)
Main Store Number:  (212) 644-9400

When:
Valentine’s Day, Sunday February 14
12 noon – 1:30 pm

This Valentine’s Day, kids of all ages are invited to show their love for UGLYDOLL characters at FAO Schwarz Fifth Avenue. Creator David Horvath will visit the legendary toy store to meet and greet fans as well as sign the newest, and reddest, UGLYDOLL, MYNUS™.

As a bonus, Mr. Horvath will autograph a limited edition of WAGE™ featuring a ‘Love Story’ tag. In addition to the story behind the creation of the UGLYDOLL line, the tag includes the loving story of how Mr. Horvath sent letters to his wife-to-be featuring drawings of WAGE.

For the lonely hearted on Valentine’s Day, FAO Schwarz Fifth Avenue will exclusively offer Coldy Holdy Ice Bat™ as well as additional UGLYDOLL characters that can also be autographed by Mr. Horvath.


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Introducing Bossy Bear X MIMOBOT

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San Diego, CA – July 23, 2009 – Mimoco, maker of MIMOBOT character-based USB flash drives, introduces Bossy Bear x MIMOBOT, an artist series collaboration with David Horvath, the toy and storybook artist most famous as co-creator of the award winning Uglydoll characters and plush line. Horvath’s newest comic book character, the eccentrically egocentric, regal, and blue colored Bossy Bear is the next character to be morphed onto Mimoco’s MIMOBOT designer USB flash drive platform.

Bossy Bear x MIMOBOT flash drives are premiering today at Mimoco’s San Diego Comic Con booths #4938 and #2913M in the Star Wars Pavilion, and at Mimoco’s online shop. The drive comes in 1GB to 8GB capacities, and is bundled with Bossy Bear-themed wallpapers, icons, avatars, screensavers, and Mimoco’s mimoByte™ sound software.

Mr. Horvath will be on hand for a signing at Mimoco’s booth #4938 in the Toy Growers / Cult Yard section of Comic Con on Saturday, July 25th at 5:30PM. Fans can also watch an exclusive interview with David with the release of mimoZine issue 6, Mimoco’s digital magazine that covers a mix of pop-culture, technology, and the environment.

David Horvath joins fellow MIMOBOT Artist Series collaborators, Gary Baseman, Tokidoki, FriendsWithYou, Bubi Au Yeung, and many others in the contemporary character and pop-art universe of vinyl toys, comic books, and graffiti.


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The Andy Warhol Museum opens The Vader Project

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The Vader Project exhibition officially opens up February 28th at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The exhibit is the definition of “Pop Art”, making it even more appropriate that the Andy Warhol Museum is the first museum appearance. I stopped by this morning to film a upcoming video podcast, and took a few photographs. The museum is having a special opening celebration this weekend where you can create your own Vader mask collage drawing. They are also encouraging fans to come dressed as your favorite character.

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Toy Fair ’09 UglyDolls

View the Toy Fair ’09 UglyDolls Image Gallery


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David Horvath Signing

David Horvath continues his slew of NYC based shows and signings with an appearance at FAO Schwarz on this Saturday – February 14th – from noon until 3PM. If you are lucky enough to be able to make it out to the signing, pick up the new Ugly Guides to the Universe or any of the new Uglys.


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