Mar 31, 2009

More ink...Nate Frizzell

Nate Frizzell just sent out a bunch of new paintings for a show in the UK, but more interesting was this fan who just got inked up at the famous LA Ink studio.

Mar 24, 2009

Yamamoto x LeBasse Projects

Ok, excuse the horrible photo's but we are excited that we have the first White/Chrome koibito sample in hand. When we get all 150 in from the factory poor Yoskay is going to actually be signing and numbering all of them. Thats right, gallery edition comes signed and numbered.

Don't email me about #1, thats staying at home with the gallery...

Yoskay's next solo is also officially on the books May 9th. Put it on your calendar and book a flight, because you can also expect some killer giveaways at the reception.

No Art, Just Ball

Last night we went to the World Baseball Classic championship game where Japan and Korea battled into extra innings for the title.

This game was amazing from start to finish as a capacity crowd never stopped chanting and cheering. My main man Ichiro was off the chains going 4-6 and carrying Japan to its second World Championship.

Not art, but an unbelievable experience.

Mar 23, 2009


So the new gallery is officially open to the public after our opening night party with Gen Art this past Saturday. You can see all the work from our Inaugural show online here:

I will try to post some pics later today, but in the meantime check out some pics on my Facebook.

Mar 17, 2009

Yoskay Yamamoto x Gelskins

More art related products for Team LeBasse. Yoskay Yamamoto just released some new vinyl skins on Gelaskins. Pretty sweet deal actually...$29.95 for a laptop skin. His prints go for 10x that on ebay...

Mar 16, 2009

Preview the new LeBasse Projects

I have neglected my posting for a week or two, but primarily because I have been gearing up to launch the new LeBasse Projects. Last night we threw a preview party for some artists and friends before this upcoming big opening.

I somehow (with the help of Christine, Kim and Nicole) managed to get everything ready for the preview and we had a great time just relaxing and catching up with friends. The work in the show looked fantastic in the new gallery…I think everyone needs to paint big from here on in…since we have some big walls to fill.

For those who joined us last night, thank you for showing your support, and thanks to Crustacean for catering! I cannot get enough of the garlic noodles…

If you did not make it, please join us Saturday the 21st for the Opening Reception from 7-10pm. We won’t have catering, but we will have some surprises to give out. Plus we will be joined by our friends at Gen Art who are helping throw the opening party!

I don’t have much else to say, so I will let pics tell the story after the jump.

Mar 6, 2009

Infectious Skins by Tessar Lo

Nate Frizzell started the trend, but now Tessar Lo, another of our artists has his own ipod and laptop skins. This is a piece from his last show in Seattle and will certainly look great on your macbook pro.

Order one up at Infectious.

Mar 5, 2009

Inaugural Exhibition announced

Another sneak peek...March 21, come see the whole thing.

The Inaugural Exhibition has been announced though:

Opening Reception:
Saturday, March 21st from 7-11pm

LeBasse Projects will be launching their inaugural gallery exhibition ‘Vous Avez Eté Juste Servi' at a newly remodeled 2400 sq/ft gallery space in the heart of Culver City's Art District. Over the past two years, the former project:gallery has established itself as a center for developing some of the most highly talked about emerging talent. The inaugural exhibition will showcase an exciting array of international artists that will be showing with the gallery in 2009.

The show will include Yoskay Yamamoto (Japan), Meryl Donoghue (UK), Tessar Lo (Indonesia), Koralie (France), Melissa Haslam (Australia), Brian Donnelly (Canada), Ryuichi Ogino (Japan), Lisa Alisa (Russia), Kentaro Hiramatsu (Japan), Nate Frizzell, Edwin Ushiro, Amanda Visell, Eric Fortune, Jason Redwood, Scott Belcastro, Alicia Ross, Jack Long, Michele Valigura, Laura Ball and more to be announced.

The opening reception will be supported by Gen Art, a leading arts and entertainment organization in Los Angeles, as well as across the country. Gen Art is dedicated to showcasing emerging fashion designers, filmmakers, musicians and visual artists and is partnering to launch the new LeBasse Projects as part of their continuing support of cutting edge contemporary art.

Music and Beverages sponsored by Gen Art.

Opening Reception: Saturday, March 21st from 7-11pm

Mar 4, 2009

Kanye West on Edwin Ushiro...

I recently posted about Edwin's new print. Well apparently Kanye West had something to say about it: Kanye Blog

Mar 1, 2009

New Print from Edwin Ushiro

LeBasse Projects artist Edwin Ushiro just released a new print last week with Paper Tiger. It is a stunning rendition of yet another painting from the multi talented artist.

According to Edwin, the print, titled 'Birth of Unreckoning' is another in his series of works evoking memories of his childhood in Hawaii.

Edwin says, "In Hawaiian mythology, Madame Pele is the Hawaiian Goddess of fire, lightning, dance, volcanoes, and violence. Throughout my childhood in Hawaii, I have heard numerous reports from residents who have had an encounter with Pele. Many sightings forewarn an eruption of Kilauea (one of the world's most active volcano)."

The prints has a very small edition size (only 25) so go get one soon...or save your money for his upcoming solo show this summer.