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Book Donations for Books for Kids

May 1st, 2014

 

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Don’t forget that as a part of the Works Cited show (up in the gallery until May 11!), you can donate books to the Books for Kids Foundation,  a nonprofit organization based in NYC, whose mission is to promote literacy among all children with a special emphasis on low-income and at risk preschool-aged children. For each book donated, myplasticheart will offer the donator 10% off his/her next purchase in store on day of donation. Acceptable donations are brand new, hardcover books appropriate for children ages 0 – 6. For more book guidelines, please contact myplasticheart at (646) 290-6866. Book donations accepted until May 31.

books_1Above image: From Books for Kids Foundation Facebook page

This foundation will make sure to get books to the kids who really need them, so in honor reading, doing something good, and of the recent national library week (April 13 – 19, 2014), donate a book today!

You can also view and purchase the artwork from the Works Cited show online.

paul_shihDetail of Paul Shih’s “Momotaro” – Still available here!

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Lost & Found – New Works by kaNO opens 05.16.14

April 30th, 2014

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myplasticheart presents Lost & Found, featuring new works by NY native kaNO. His new exhibition showcases a compilation of reclaimed objects, sampled and remixed for your visual pleasure. From obsolete items to everyday objects, kaNO takes you on a mixed medium ride as he redefines them into art pieces.

Please join us for the opening reception on May 16th from 6-9PM EDT at myplasticheart in the Lower East Side NYC. kaNO will be in attendance to chat and discuss his work. Refreshments will be served and DJ Chela will be spinning all night. The exhibition runs through June 15th.

Lost & Found – New Works by kaNO
Opening Reception Friday, May 16th, 2014 6 – 9pm,
Exhibition runs through June 15th, 2014

myplasticheart
210 Forsyth St.
NY, NY 10002
(646) 290-6866

www.kanokid.com
www.myplasticheart.com

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Spring Sale at myplasticheart!

April 28th, 2014

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It’s finally starting to feel like spring in New York City so what better way to start things off than with a sale! From now until May 1st get up to 50% off some of your favorite designer toys. There are over 100 items to choose from so take advantage of the savings. Want more? If you come by our shop in NYC we’re also offering a Buy 2 get 1 FREE on all blind boxes as well! Have a happy spring everyone!

myplasticheart Spring Sale (available online and in store)
In-store Special Buy 2 get 1 FREE Blind Boxes (full priced items only)

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Bedtime Bunnies myplasticheart edition

April 14th, 2014

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We are once again collaborating with NYC artist Peter Kato on a special edition of his new Bedtime Bunnies series. “Bedtime Bunnies are the sleepwalking, bunnieslipper wearing companions for those long nights of insomnia.” Each figure is handmade from a resin cast in Peter’s Brooklyn studio, and stands 3 inches in height. The myplasticheart edition features an assortment 4 pastel colors (yellow, pink, purple, and blue), each paired with complimentary colored slippers. In the spirit of Easter we are making this a “Bunny Hunt” with each figure blind bagged so everyone gets a surprise. There is also a special one-of-a-kind gold textured Bunny hidden for one lucky customer! The myplasticheart edition Bedtime Bunnies will be available starting Tuesday April 15th for $19.99 each.

Bedtime Bunnies myplasticheart edition

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Preview for Works Cited :: Evoker and Flying Fortress

April 10th, 2014

Today we’re previewing the artwork of Evoker and Flying Fortress for the upcoming Works Cited group exhibition opening this Friday, April 11 from 6 – 9pm. Evoker’s work is up first, and he grew up reading books based on cartoons and comics, which is evident in his stylized work. Oh yeah, he also loves skateboarding!

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fortress1Master of the spray can, Flying Fortress pays tribute to the character Jim Button by Michael Ende, a very popular writer from Germany.

Thanks to Evoker and Flying Fortress and thanks to you for checking out this preview!

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“Works Cited” Group Exhibition
Opens 6 – 9pm, Friday, April 11, 2014 at myplasticheart; Runs through May 11, 2014

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