EARLY JULY PRODUCT PREVIEW

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EARLY JULY PRODUCT PREVIEW

Post by kidrobobrain » Wed Jun 10, 2009 4:30 am

July 2nd Releases


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A-Trak Grateful Bear
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Renowned DJ A-Trak and artist savant Dust La Rock drop this iconic piece of mind-melting plastic July 2. With serious swagger in his step, Grateful Bear stands 8-inches tall and equipped with a plethora of handy accessories for his psychedelic trip...
Only 500 made; $50 each.

Artists:

A-Trak's career began at age 15 when he won the 1997 DMC World Championships and proceeded to take home every other DJ title known to man. He then toured the globe, first alongside Q-Bert’s Invisibl Skratch Piklz and then with Craze and the Allies. In 2004, he was handpicked by Kanye West to be his tour DJ. The last couple of years have seen him headlining tours with Diplo, The Rub, DJ Mehdi and Kavinsky, and of course his brother’s band Chromeo. His forthcoming solo debut is preceded by a 4-track EP collaboration with Armand Van Helden under the moniker Duck Sauce.

Joshua Prince, aka Dust La Rock, is a graphic designer, illustrator, and part-time savant. La Rock is co-founder and Creative Director of Fool’s Gold Records, serves as Art Director for renowned producer DJ A-Trak, and has his hand in a number of lowbrow and high-profile projects at any given time.

Size: 8-inches

Accessories: Gold-plated necklace, leather cuff, snow-capped igloo, fitted baseball hat and wayfarers.

Availability: Kidrobot stores, kidrobot.com, select retailers.

Official Release Date: July 2, 2009

Price: $50




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Totem Doppelgangers Black, White & Pink GID
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Anton Ginzburg's Totem Doppelganger is back in glossy white and two new colorways, black & pink glow-in-the-dark. Scaled down from Ginzburg's original installation at the 2006 Moscow Biennial, each set features 3 wide-eyed & stackable 3-inch look-a-likes. Build your own sculpture starting July 2 for $19.95.


Artist: Anton Ginzburg is a sculpture and installation artist based in New York City. His work has been shown at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Cooper-Hewitt, White Columns, and the first and second Moscow Biennales. His art is represented in the permanent collections of the Moscow Museum of Modern Art and the Tretyakov Gallery, as well as private collections around the world.

Size: 3-inches each, 3 figures per box.

Availability: Kidrobot stores, kidrobot.com, select retailers.

Official Release Date: July 2, 2009

Price: $19.95




July 9th Releases


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Yummy Donut Plush 12 and 24-inch
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Embrace your weakness with Heidi Kenney’s super-sized Yummy Donut plush. Inspired by her Yummy Breakfast keychain series, these delicious collectibles are available in two flavors—chocolate brown & frosty pink—and 2 sizes—12 and 24-inch. Retailing for $24.95 and $75 respectively starting July 9.

Artist: Heidi Kenney is the creator of Kidrobot’s Yummy Breakfast Keychain Series and the owner of My Paper Crane. Best known for her adorable plush toys, she is also a painter and spins her own yarn in bright colors reminiscent of candy. She has participated in group exhibitions across the globe including Plush You, TINA (This Is Not Art), Plush Week and Feast Your Eyes.

Size: 12 and 24-inches

Availability: Kidrobot stores, kidrobot.com, select retailers.

Official Release Date: July 9, 2009

Price: 12–inch, $24.95; 24-inch, $75




July 16th Releases


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Fortune Pork Plush Mini Series 2
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Brighter, bouncier and more twisted than ever, TADO’s Fortune Pork Plush Series 2 is ready to fizz up your world with 14 new characters and 1 really rare chase. Blind-boxed & 3-inches tall, which mini plush will fate deliver to you July 16?

Artist: TADO is Mike and Katie, a UK-based double act whose darkly adorable characters have taken the design and vinyl worlds by storm. From their tiny studio in Sheffield, the pair work day and night creating characters and artwork for clients and happy folk worldwide.

Size: 3-inches.

Availability: Kidrobot stores, kidrobot.com, select retailers.

Official Release Date: July 16, 2009

Price: $8.95



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