SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot

Oakland Museum of California retrosepctive
April 19–July 27, 2014
Oakland Museum of California | 1000 Oak Street | Oakland CA 94607

Coinciding with the 20th anniversary of groundbreaking alternative art and culture magazine Giant Robot, Oakland Museum of California features the major exhibition SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot featuring works by 15 contemporary artists who have been a part of the magazine's social and cultural evolution.

Co-curated by Giant Robot visionary Eric Nakamura and OMCA’s Associate Curator of Art & Material Culture Carin Adams, SuperAwesome presents new or recent works by California and international-based artists affiliated with the influential magazine that brought Asian, trans-Pacific popular culture to mainstream audiences in the United States.

Artworks in the exhibition represent a range of mediums, including mural art, sculpture, illustration, portraiture, large-scale installations, graphic novels, photography, and more.

Featured Artists

Ako Castuera (Illustration 2000)
Sean Chao
David Choe (Painting/Drawing 2002)
Luke Chueh
Hamburger Eyes
Andrew Hem
James Jeankozyndan
Masakatsu Sashie
Shizu Saldamando
Rob Sato (Illustration 1999)
Amy Sol
Deth P. Sun (Painting/Drawing 2002)
Adrian Tomine