Konami Unveils Yu-Gi-Oh! Art Show During Anime Expo
New York June 24, 2019 -- Los Angeles' Gallery1988 is teaming up with Konami Cross Media NY, to honor the international cultural phenomenon that is Yu-Gi-Oh! To celebrate over 20 years of entertaining fans worldwide, some of the gallery's most popular artists have been commissioned to create artwork inspired by Yu-Gi-Oh!'s colorful and iconic characters. Opening on the same weekend as the nearby Anime Expo, both one-of-a-kind pieces and prints have been created, inspired by the work of Yu-Gi-Oh! creator Kazuki Takahashi, and they are all set to debut at the exhibit's opening reception on July 4th, 2019.
“It is an honor to organize a show celebrating the rich expansive world of Yu-Gi-Oh! created by Kazuki Takahashi. We are very excited to be partnering with Gallery1988 and the participating artists.” says Yuta Kose, President of Konami Cross Media NY.
In addition to the traditional artwork, a once-in-a-lifetime installation from Pretty In Plastic will also be displayed at G1988, creating a must-see for Yu-Gi-Oh! fans, new or old.
Public opening 7PM - 10PM on July 5th.
The show will be open to the public during normal gallery hours from July 6th until July 14th.
(Gallery closed Mondays and Tuesdays).
Yu-Gi-Oh! Tribute Art Show
Where: Gallery 1988, 7308 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles CA
When: July 5th 7-10PM Public Opening
July 6th-14th 11AM-6PM (closed Mondays and Tuesdays)
Show will feature over 50 artists debuting work inspired by Yu-Gi-Oh!. There will be 6 different screenprint designs available for sale. Each is numbered and limited to 100, cost $50 each.