It sounds as ambitious as Sufjan’s former 50 states project, but James Gulliver Hancock is is drawing every building in Manhattan. Here’s more about his project: [via] HOBBY: James Gulliver Hancock, Drawing All Of the Buildings in NYC from Harvest on Vimeo.
Trying to decide whether you wanna leave your house today or not? The weather’s actually quite nice, so turn off Season 4 of whatever you’re ‘trying to catch up on’ and go check out some art & music. Stroll over the bridge & catch Abrons Art Center: Henry Street Settlement’s open studios today, with works […]
Have you been to Brooklyn Oenology’s wine bar? You should, its got a nice vibe and it’s totally affordable. They get to sell wine on the cheap since they are actually a tasting room, and can sell you a bottle at retail that you then get to drink on the spot. To further distinguish themselves […]
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 […]
Poster Boy dropped a dancing banana on the Greenpoint Ave G platform. Love the shadow effect. h/t josh morrissey
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.
The whole point of tagging, as I understand it, is to get noticed. So when UK cops got the bright idea of taking pictures of graffiti tags around town and posting them to their Facebook wall in a “Wall of Shame,” wouldn’t that just encourage the artists into throwing their tagging efforts into overdrive? Police […]
Hot on the trail of worthwhile Halloween happenings, I kept coming across events on Thursday, all kicking off at 8:00 pm. Resting up for the weekend shit show that is Halloween in NYC is overrated, so go get your Brooklyn on. All vital information is below. Eric Drooker and David Rovics performance A free evening of music […]
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?
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 […]