Power Rangers Presents: 20 Rangers for 20 Years

Tue, 2013-09-17 16:25 - sweetstreetsla
Date:
Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Location:
United States

Artist: 64 Colors, Bei Badgirl, Cope2, CRASH, Frank Kozik, Indie 184, Jim Mafood, Jryu, Kano, Lamour Supreme, Malcolm Stuart, Mathew Curan, MEGGS, Mikie Graham, Olek, Pretty In Plastic, Shojono Tomo, Superdeux, TADO, Simone Legno of Tokidoki and more

Saban’s Power Rangers announced today that a 20th Anniversary art exhibition and pop-up shop will open this weekend at Toy Art Gallery in Los Angeles. Curated by Sweet Streets, the Power Rangers exhibition, 20 Rangers for 20 Years, will highlight popular artists and designers from around the world and their one-of-a-kind painted 31” Ranger statues, provided by Saban Brands’ partner, leading U.S. toy company, JAKKS Pacific, Inc. 

The exhibition will take place this weekend, Dec. 7-8, starting off with a launch event at Toy Art Gallery on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 7-10 p.m. The event will feature music by Iheartcomix DJs Franki Chan and $U$PECT as well as Asian-fusion food by the Jogasaki Sushi Burrito food truck. Each customized Ranger statue will be available for purchase on-site at Toy Art Gallery and online at shop.toyartgallery.com during the event and throughout the weekend. A percentage of the proceeds from all artwork sales will be donated to the Challengers Boys & Girls Club. Also, JAKKS Pacific, Inc. will be donating toys to the Challengers Boys & Girls Club as part of their contribution to the exhibition.

Bandai America Incorporated, Power Rangers’ master toy partner, will be providing product for display, including one-of-a-kind toys from their archives and upcoming Super Megaforce toys. The gallery will also be hosting a Power Rangers pop-up shop featuring products for purchase from Mishka, who will be debuting a capsule of three Power Rangers T-shirts, two designed by Daniel Dussualt and one by L'Amour Supreme. These shirts will be sold at the 20 Rangers for 20 Years exhibition and following at its stores in Brooklyn, Los Angeles and San Francisco and also online at MishkaNYC.com. The pop-up shop will also include products from a variety of additional Power Rangers partners including Buckle Down, Acme Archives and more.

20 Rangers for 20 Years will feature hand painted Ranger statues from 64 Colors, Bei Badgirl, Cope2, CRASH, Frank Kozik, Indie 184, Jim Mafood, Jryu, Kano, Lamour Supreme, Malcolm Stuart, Mathew Curan, MEGGS, Mikie Graham, Olek, Pretty In Plastic, Shojono Tomo, Superdeux, TADO, Simone Legno of Tokidoki and more. In addition, special pieces from Saban Brands artists will also be on display throughout the weekend.

A Power Rangers 20th Anniversary inspired mural was also painted in celebration of the exhibition. Curated by Branded Arts and Space Twenty Three, the mural features a larger-than-life Red Ranger, painted by MEGGS at Sportie LA’s Fame Yard along Melrose Avenue.

The 20 Rangers for 20 Years exhibition is free and open to the public. For more information and updates, please visit www.sweetstreetsla.com and follow the exhibition on Sweet Streets’ Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #20Rangersfor20Years.

Venue:
Toy Art Gallery
7571 Melrose Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046
United States