Nathan Ang’s piece for the new art show at the loin in San Francisco. All Image: the loin
Nathan Ang’s piece for the new art show at the loin in San Francisco. All Image: the loin

Monsters and robots are staples of fantasy and science fiction art. Whether they’re alone, together, or facing off with each other, giant organic creatures and mechanical mastery are both things that can spark anyone’s imagination.

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So, when looking to do a new scifi-inspired art show, San Francisco gallery the loin decided to embrace the monster and robot idea.

“In talking about a theme for a this show, we realized we all grew up on monsters and robots, whether it was via anime, comics, or old Toho and Ray Harryhausen movies,” loin curator Jarred Hand told io9. “A mecha/kaiju show seemed like a perfect fit.”

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And so, here it is. The Kaiju/Mecha Art Show is open starting from 6-1opm on August 3 at the loin, which is at 914 Larkin St in San Francisco, CA. It remains open through the end of the month.

Here’s a bunch of work from the show.

Figgibal by Richard Syngi Chan
Figgibal by Richard Syngi Chan
Mechs and Mons by Pong Jeed
Mechs and Mons by Pong Jeed
Fancy Shoggoth by Casey Desilets
Fancy Shoggoth by Casey Desilets
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By Leonardo Dionisi
By Leonardo Dionisi
Big Apple 6pm by Martin Montgomery
Big Apple 6pm by Martin Montgomery
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Designed 1 by Josh Lockwood
Designed 1 by Josh Lockwood
Reclaimator by Heriberto Martinez
Reclaimator by Heriberto Martinez
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Kaijus and Mechas by Bryan Young
Kaijus and Mechas by Bryan Young
The Big Guy by Ozi Magana
The Big Guy by Ozi Magana
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The gallery’s regular hours are 1-6pm, Wednesday through Saturday. For more on the show, visit the Facebook event page at this link, or call 415-814-2960.

Entertainment Reporter for io9/Gizmodo

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