Williamsburg-based tattoo and fine artist, Scott Campbell, got into a heated showdown with the folks who organized his sold-out show at Mexico City’s Vice Gallery (yes, that Vice) last week. Offended by an overbearing sponsorship and personal attacks, Campbell dismantled the show, dragged it to the sidewalk and lit the lot on fire. Maybe he […]
Tonight at Gallery Bar, you all have a chance to do something good with your alcoholism– a benefit for the Jukumu Letu Center of Kenya. FREEwilly friend DJ Whitney Fierce will not only be entertaining us with her musical skills, but acts as director of the foundation which hopes to change the lives of the […]
The Work Book Project has a video up of loved/hated Brooklyn icon and street artist, Dickchicken. We contacted the reprobate to see if he’d answer a few questions. Interview after the jump.
We love New York City for a number of reasons. Mostly because we’ve figured out our prewalk to every possible place we may be going, but also for the gems the city has to offer. Sure, The Cloisters and Socrates Sculpture Park are pretty rad… but we’re talking about truly hidden below ground. Now we […]
Ruffeo Hearts Lil’ Snotty and Williamsburg Fashion Weekend have a special one in store for you, literally. Check out the details below. Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from November 4 to December 19, 12pm – 8pm. Join us November 5th for opening party and hear Total Slacker, Baby Birds Don’t Drink Milk, and Alaskas […]
From Nadja Nebas, owner of Rouge 58, and New York fashion photographer Chris Reed: On Nov 1st Rouge 58 will present The Arche, a pop up boutique running for two weeks only, combining emerging talent and established designers in both fashion and jewelry. This inaugural installment will reflect the dark minimalism that has become an […]
Over at Scouting NY there are some photos of a shopping cart with a very legit looking install over at Macri Square. Such a breathe of fresh air after the onslaught of Dick Chicken’s quick public art. Anyone want to take credit for this piece?
What better way to counter your Monday morning misery, than to catch some fresh and exclusive footage of Deerhunter playing in Manhattan last Friday? Probably one of the most hyped bands nowadays, Deerhunter have been cleaning up with monster critical acclaim from their latest album Halcyon Digest. Those lucky enough to get into the sold […]
Here’s the thing about street art — whether or not you realize it, you’re already intimately familiar with the artist’s work. Such is the case with NYC-homegrown artist Gaia‘s rugged linoleum prints. This weekend, instead of hitting the streets, he’ll joining the legendary Italian artists Sten & Lex for a show at Brooklynite gallery. We […]
In case you haven’t noticed, we love us some Nicky Digital here at FREEwilly. The venerable nightlife photog, who can be found at every possible venue/party/etc. at any given moment (sometimes 4 a night), is being celebrated at a photo exhibit showcasing his work tonight at the W Hotel in Times Square. So RSVP and […]