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Sunday, February 27, 2011

*RECAP* Mark Nagata's Alien Argus Custom Group Show opening @ Toy Art Gallery




Living close to Los Angeles, it's really just a hop, skip, jump away from San Diego so I try to make it up there as much as possible for all the amazing art shows that happen pretty much every weekend. This weekend was a pretty special one, seeing as Toy Art Gallery hosted Mark Nagata's Alien Argus Custom Group Show!The show featured customs on Mark's amazingly cool Alien Argus figure, and each artist put their own individual spin on the once blank figure... and what a diverse group of customs! To be honest this figure has really grown on me over time, and seeing all of these fantastic customs only solidified my want... for all of them :-)



There were sculpted on figures, completely reworked/transformed figures, and basic kaiju paint jobs completed by artists from around the globe. Notables such as Mark Nagata, Nebulon5, Dustin Cantrell, ToyBot Studios, MonstreHero, UhOhToys, and others were on hand to show off their rad customs they completed for this show. There was a huge crowd that came through to check out the art, all in the meantime "red dots" started to appear on tags... making it a great night! Those that did not sell are now available online HERE, which by the way there are customs to fit every budget. Hit the j