The ‘Adventure Time’ Art Show At Gallery 1988 Is Decidedly Acceptable

By: 04.07.14  •  2 Comments

Cuyler Smith’s “Friends Forever”

Gallery 1988 did the thing. They held an art show celebrating Adventure Time, the GIF-worthy show that taught us to always be stupid forever and to try new things, because “sucking at something is the first step towards being sort of good at something.”

To put together the show, Gallery 1988 asked over 50 artists to play around with their imaginations (and everything got intense). Gallery owner Jensen Karp explained his reasoning for liking Adventure Time: “It has clear messages and morals, yet grade A fart jokes. It doesn’t only ride the line between substance and fluff, it makes fun of you for even believing a line like that exists.”

The show opened at Gallery 1988 West in Los Angeles last Thursday, and a few of our favorites are collected below. Many of these are still for sale at the links above each photo, and everything from “Adventure Time x G1988” can be viewed at Gallery 1988. Thanks to Surley Badger for the tip.

Jim Ferguson’s “I Think It Likes You”

Dave Quiggle’s “Ice King’s Frostie Zaps Cereal”

Clark Orr’s “Impossible Jake”

Stephen Andrade’s “Choose Your Own Adventure Time (Book Club Edition)”

Meghan Stratman’s “The Knife Storm”

Audrey Pongracz’s “Distant Lands”

Sean Naylor’s “Say Adventure…”

Around The Web


He Is Virginia Tech: Why Blacksburg Will Always Be Smiling For Frank Beamer

By:  •  2 Comments

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2‘ Director Francis Lawrence Explains That Final Scene

By:  •  5 Comments

Jackie Earle Haley Discusses ‘Criminal Activities,’ His Directorial Debut


Tara Subkoff And Chloë Sevigny Discuss ‘#Horror,’ A Cyberbully Nightmare


Todd Haynes On The Sophistication And Passion Of ‘Carol,’ And The Dreary Charm Of Cincinnati


Need An Adventure? Now Is The Best Time To Go To Yellowstone National Park!

By:  •  8 Comments

Samantha Ponder Shares The Greatest ‘College GameDay’ Location, And The Importance Of Being Unbalanced


Weathering The Crimson Storm: How One Football Team Ended A 32-Game Losing Streak


This Couple Setting Out On A Two-Year Van Trip To Shine A Light On Mental Illness Is Sure To Inspire You

By:  •  8 Comments

Francis Lawrence On How Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death Affected ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2‘


Loren Bouchard On ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ How His Show Survived, And The Beauty Of Never Growing Up

By:  •  2 Comments

Triumph The Insult Comic Dog Vs. Canada’s Ed The Sock, And The Problem Of Parallel Creation

By:  •  24 Comments