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Alex Pardee “Awful/Resilient” Book

CultureComments ⋅ May 20, 2011
Upper Playground releases Awful/Resilient, the newest book from acclaimed artist Alex Pardee. This new collection of work expands upon the previous work showcased by Alex in Awful Homesick, to bring us a broader picture of the extent of his twis...

Upper Playground x Alex Pardee T-Shirt Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Oct 7, 2010
Upper Playground is releasing a collection of four t-shirts designed by Alex Pardee. Fresh off the opening of his pop-up shop for partner brand Zerofriends, Alex has delivered four t-shirts – Hellraiser, Spider Ram, The Carpenters, and The...

THE LOST ART OF INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Feb 17, 2010
SA Studios, The Weinstein Company, Upper Playground and Quentin Tarantino’s 2009 film Inglourious Basterds come together to present THE LOST ART OF INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS. The exhibition will showcase a series of artist interpretations based...

Alex Pardee “Hiding From The Normals” Exhibition

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Oct 6, 2009
Tonight’s the opening night of Alex Pardee’s latest exhibition at GALLERY 1988 titled “Hiding From The Normals”. Pardee’s exhibition will involve not only artwork but interactive installations as well with the night...

Celeritas Exhibition @ SURU LA

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jul 13, 2009
This past weekend, SURU LA launched its latest art show titled Celeritas. Unconventional canvases in the form of motorcycle related equipment such as a 2009 Suzuki Hayabusa would serve as the source of inspiration for a high-powered line-up of ar...

Vimby Interview with Alex Pardee

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Oct 30, 2008
Our friends at Vimby catch up with one of the Bay Area’s premier contemporary artists in Alex Pardee at his studio in Novato. Taking some time from his busy day, Mr. Pardee gives us some in-sight into his development as an a...

Juxtapoz x Upper Playground x Sparks IGNITE WHAT’S NEXT

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Sep 10, 2008
In conjunction with Juxtapoz, Upper Playground and Sparks, the 2008 IGNITE WHAT’S NEXT tour kicks off this Sunday, September 13th. The three-city tour will feature installations from three prolific contemporary artists in Sam Flores, Alex P...

Zerofriends x Alex Pardee “Tonight, To Knight” Comic-Con Exclusive Print

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jul 24, 2008
Doing his part in the upcoming San Diego Comic Convention festivities and corresponding perfectly with the recent The Dark Knight Batman movie, artist Alex Pardee has teamed up with Zerofriends to release an exclusive print. The print features Ba...

Alex Pardee “Scratches & Abrasions” Exhibition Recap

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jul 14, 2008
Taking place over the weekend, Alex Pardee’s Scratches & Abrasions exhibition played host to a packed house as the artist showcased some of his latest works. In addition, some of his exclusive t-shirts for the event were also on displa...

Alex Pardee “Scratches & Abrasions” Exhibition

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jul 10, 2008
In what amount to Alex Pardee’s only exhibition of the year, “Scratches & Abrasions” is the latest collection of art inspired by many years of horror movies, graffiti and gangster rap. Marked by a distinct comparative art s...