Parra “Same Old Song” Exhibition @ HVW8 Gallery Preview

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 26, 2014
Parra once described his work as “fast and freestyle” with the aim to create accessibility to its viewers via a simple yet bold choice in color. Reinterpreting commercial motifs in his own satirical approach, the Amsterdam-based artist continues to b...

Lisa Leone “THEN” Photo Exhibition @ HVW8 Art + Design Gallery

ArtsComments ⋅ May 11, 2012
Before the sold out shows, before MTV, and even before the culture of hip-hop had taken mainstream root, Brooklyn-born photographer Lisa Leone was carefully documenting the burgeoning movement of musical community through the lens of her camera. R...

Parra: The How Original Show @ HVW8 Art + Design Gallery

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 9, 2011
Los Angeles’s HVW8 Art + Design Gallery will be hosting “The How Original Show” with Dutch artist Parra.  Aptly titled, the exhibition will showcase all original artwork.  The work looks to present a different side to Parr...

Dust La Rock “Joking Victim” Exhibition @ HVW8 Art + Design Gallery

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 12, 2011
Joshua Prince, aka Dust La Rock, makes his Los Angeles gallery debut with the new exhibition “Joking Victim” – an intimate, stark exploration into the themes of pain versus pleasure, free will versus destiny, fetishism, the occu...

adidas x HVW8 x Snoop Dogg “THE DOGG HOUSE” Event Recap Video

EventsComments ⋅ Mar 2, 2011
Earlier this month, adidas, HVW8 and the legendary Snoop Dogg joined forces to host a party and exhibition at the HVW8 gallery. Several musical pioneers were in attendance including Dam-Funk, Snoop Dogg and Warren G as the event included artwork...

HVW8 x XLarge Gallery Tee

Comments ⋅ Nov 30, -0001
HVW8 or Heavyweight Production House is a creative design firm based out of Canada. Headed by Tyler Gibney, the design house draws influences from rare groove album covers, Japanese hyper-pop styles, dub soundscapes, graffiti burns, skate graphic...

HVW8 x XLarge T-shirt

Comments ⋅ Nov 30, -0001
For the upcoming art gallery opening of XLarge Presents: Listen Up, a new collaborative t-shirt was created involving XLarge and artist Tyler Gibney of HVW8. Heavyweight Production House represents a vehicle for art & design work. Founded in 19...