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From award winning, contemporary toy artist Brandt Peters comes The 13; Kidrobot’s latest Dunny Series. “The 13” features thirteen evil Dunny souls providing a history lesson in the macabre based on classic All Hallows’ Eve tropes and vintage horror exploitation cinema icons, with feminine frights designed by none other than Kathie Olivas.

Legend has it that a shady eccentric by the name of Lord Strange opened up the 13th dimension one blood moon, and in so doing filled his demented 13 floor mansion, Infernal Manor, with beasts, creatures and monstrosities of every type. Lord Strange was never seen again…his lair abandoned and sealed from the public since that horrific evening. None brave enough to venture into Infernal Manor has ever returned to tell their tale. Do you dare seek The 13?

  • Help support the artist directly by buying through Circus Posterus!
  • One random figure per blind box. 20 blind boxes per display case.
  • Case orders come with a small 5×7” original sketch by Brandt Peters (Limit one per household).
  • Special $225 (pre-order discount).

This is a pre-order item with a pre-order discount. You are paying in full for an item that is estimated to be available for shipping in Fall 2015. Shipping schedule subject to change.

$225.00

Get a case here!

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What is that on your shoulder tugging at you?

Glenn Barr’s Lucky Devil Blue Skelve releases May 22!

Edition of 30 introductery price $250 (one per household)
Approx. 9″ tall
Hand painted acrylic on cast resin
Sculpted and cast by Mana Studios/ painted by Circus Posterus
Comes with a signed and numbered 5×7″ print by Glenn and hand screened printed muslin bag.

On sale NOW

http://www.circusposterus.com/store/exclusives/glenn-barrs-lucky-devil-blue-skelve/

Ships early June

We are happy to show off the latest edition to the Circus Posterus x Tomenosuki sofubi line, Clementine!
Sprung from the brilliant mind of Kathie Olivas and sculpted by the amazing Yohei Kaneko, Clementine and her puppet will be breaking hearts very very soon.

For now, see the turnarounds in all her glory!

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ODDysseys

Exciting New Work from Stan Manoukian,
Seymour, Maryanna Hoggatt & Andrew Bell!

Stranger Factory is proud to present ODDysseys, for the month of June, with new work from Stan Manoukian, Seymour, Maryanna Hoggatt, and Andrew Bell.

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Stan Manoukian is an internationally recognized member of the Circus Posterus Collective, from Paris, France, known for his comic illustration, film and commercial story development, toy design and monster creation. With approximately 15 original sculptures, one large (40″ x 30″) original drawing, and several smaller drawings, Manoukian will be expanding his realm of strange and unknown creatures for the ODDysseys exhibition.

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Australian based Peter Kelk produces artwork under the pseudonym Seymour and is known for his vibrantly eerie sculptures and intricate ink and giclee prints. For ODDysseys, Seymour’s creations will embody a sense of exploration and adventure and we will see a sculpt edition of ten, each one in an original colorway, as well as at least two larger, original 3-D figures.

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Maryanna Hoggatt is a freelance artist in the Pacific Northwest and her impressive client roster has included Nike, Amazon, and Microsoft, though she finds herself most at home when working on her own personal creations. Through illustration and sculpting, Hoggatt has created Animal Battle, a world in which animals express the human emotions involved in overcoming fears and doubts in order to bring to life their hopes and dreams. In keeping with her ongoing narrative, Hoggatt will be providing four original sculpts, wood/resin wall reliefs, as well as prints and smaller resin figures for the ODDysseys exhibition.

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For NY artist, Andrew Bell, ODDysseys is an opportunity to expand upon the theme of transmuted plant life, or “Trans-Plants.” We can expect to see several ink drawings, original paintings, as well small and medium resin sculpts complete with Bell’s signature style that blends a sense of humor with serious undertones.

The opening reception is Friday, June 5th from 6 – 9 pm at Stranger Factory. Some of the artists will be in attendance. The ODDysseys exhibition will run through June 28th.

Ya Dumb Bird!

We know, we know the preview for “Unwound” will be out within the next 48 hours but we just had to share these amazing bird paintings by Karl DeubleTheir fun, dorky, derpy, cuteness is just brilliant, and that has to be shared! Just look at these three no so good pigeons!

The opening reception for UNWOUND is Friday, May 1st from 6 – 9 pm at Stranger Factory. Karl along with Scribe and Joe Scarano will be in attendance.
Outta Here (1)Hey Bird, Hey!

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We have a limited supply of Sas Christian prints available in our online store.

Find them all HERE.

Born in London in 1968, the eldest of four. She was a shy introverted child lacking in self confidence with a passion for drawing.

At 13 she was sent away to boarding school, a Church of England private girls school with compulsory morning and evening chapel services. At first it was a living hell really, and it was art and music that helped transport me away. Although her mother had plans for her to have a career in medicine she had other ideas, and with the support of her headmistress and art teacher they managed to persuade my reluctant parents to let her study graphic design, which as it turned out was absolutely useless.She studied ‘old school’ methods, that’s to say, cut and paste by hand. Computers had not quite come to her college yet, but by the time she left they were the new way. To add insult to injury, after she graduated and was looking for work, schlepping her portfolio all over town — it was promptly stolen, and she had nothing to show for her years in college. Lucky for her, this time wasn’t a total loss — because it would be the town where she’d meet her lovely husband Colin. He was a DJ at the time and although he never played the music she requested, she was besotted and eventually made him hers.

In 1992 they moved to S. Florida, year of Hurricane Andrew. They started their own couture latex company called Hotbox Inc. They specialized in custom made fetish rubber clothing. They manufactured their own sheet rubber, which at the time was unheard of. Without any money to push the business forward it was a hard task and eventually they had to call it quits.

Sas worked in a department store, at a commercial art studio and a PIP printing (where she quit on her first day, before lunch)! It was around this time that she first saw an issue of Juxtapoz with a cover by Mark Ryden – and was struck. The urge to paint was growing, but she lacked the knowledge and confidence to do anything about it. It seemed so complicated. Her very early attempts were very graphic, comic book style. Hard colors. ”

Jam Sandwich” was the first layered painting she produced, and is the only one of her pieces that she will keep.

Her original inspirations relied heavily on anime, Tamara De Lempicka and Mark Ryden. She loved the creative expression of the Harajuku kids in Tokyo. They filled her with such hope and excitement. Originally the intention of her paintings was just about creating a strong image, purely visual. She wanted to impart a modern tongue-in-cheek humor, incorporating her experiences. Contemporary, ballsy, flirty, weepy girls; punk, catholic, no-nonsense, damaged but not broken girls. Funny, intelligent, unusual, independent, odd ball, outsiders. Lovely.

The next logical step for her was to move into oils. With no formal fine art training whatsoever, and no knowledge of art history and even less of art technique it seemed like the most complicated thing in the world — fat over lean? What the hell did that mean? So, in 2003 she bought a book off the Internet “How to Paint with Oils.” she decided to give it a go, and has never looked back. Oils have a whole new set of rules.

As time goes on she finds herself relying less on the narrative and more on the emotive. She hopes that her work can connect with people on different levels. She is trying to harness a single moment in time, an emotional response, seemingly insignificant gesture that can mean so much.


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