Showpaper, a free bi-weekly print-only publication which lists and promotes every all-ages & DIY show in the NYC / tri-state area, which also features a full color piece of art by a contemporary artist, and Andrew H. Shirley, curator, artist, filmmaker, and adventurer, bring this public art event back to the streets of New York.
Please join us for the unveiling of 16 new SHOWPAPER distribution boxes Thursday July 7th at 7 pm at 285 Kent in Brooklyn, for one night only. This is your only chance to see all the boxes in one place before they are put on the street and into the hands of the public. The first batch were briefly exhibited in November before being installed out on the street and subjected to the whims of the community …
Once again, the project was curated by Andrew H. Shirley, this line-up features:
Adam Void & Chris Stain, BAK & VIL, CELSO & SKEWVILLE, CLAW & JESSE, Dennis McNett, Doyle Huge & Mikey 907, FAUST, GAIA & HEIDI TULLMANN, HELLBENT w/ Alison & Garrison Buxton, Leon Reid IV & POSTERBOY, MINT & SERF, MOODYMUTZ & AAMOBB, Poneros & SPAM, Sto & Kelie Bowman, SWOON & Noah Sparkes, and UFO 907
The 4.25"x5.5" mini-zines from Adam Void are now available at two new locations.
Printed Matter, NYC's #1 source for artist books and printed material, has posted reviews and online ordering for five different books. Each retails for $2 with all the profit benefiting Printed Matter. Click here for the link to check them out.
The Wooden Shoe in Philadelphia, an amazing anarchist bookstore, is selling collected packs of seven zines for $5 with all the profit benefiting The Wooden Shoe. Click here to check out the shoe.
PANTHEON: A history of art from the streets of NYC
April 2-17, 2011
Saturday, April 2, 5-7PM
Press preview with curators: 4-5PM
chashama/Donnell Library Building
20 West 53rd Street, b/w 5th & 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10019 (across from MoMA)
35 graffiti writers and street artists will unite to reclaim the former Donnell Library as a repository of visual information on the growing world-wide phenomenon of street art. This exhibition will present an art historical timeline that is a part of New York City's unique legacy. The artistic contribution of these cultural catalysts and preservationists from the 70's to the new millennium will address the ever-changing urban landscape and alternative modes of producing art in the streets.
This exhibition is dedicated to Rammellzee R.I.P. 2010
Featuring the art of: Abe Lincoln, Jr., John Ahearn with Rigoberto Torres, Adam VOID, Cassius Fouler, Cake, Darkclouds, Droid, El Celso, Faro, John Fekner and Don Leicht, Freedom, Ellis Gallagher, Abby Goodman, Gen 2, Goya, Groser, Richard Hambleton, infinity, KET, LSD-Om, Matt Siren, NohJColey, OverUnder, Oze 108, Quel Beast, Royce Bannon, Sadue, Jordan Seller, Skewville, Stikman, Toofly, UFO, and Vudu.
Many thanks to Mighty Tanaka Gallery for putting together the mural at PowerHouse Arena's Boiler Room "Murals on Main" space. The day-long session was filmed by Karim Tabba. The video will be posted as soon as his final edit is complete. Also, final pictures will surface as soon as possible.
In the meantime, go see it for yourself: 37 Main St. Brooklyn NY 11201 DUMBO. It will be up from August 10th until September 10th. The window is visable 24hrs a day.
Thanks to El Celso for the heads up on The New York Times' review of a Bed Stuy apartment, which features a beautiful mural from AVOID on the side.
An Apartment for Under $1,500, or Bust
By JOYCE COHEN
Published: June 2, 2010
WHEN Jen Rosenbaum told her colleagues that she was determined to find an apartment for just $1,200 to $1,500 a month, they laughed. Clearly, she was on a fool’s errand. “My co-workers said it is not going to happen, you are insane,” she said.
Daniel Barry for The New York Times
The folks from Brooklyn Street Art are releasing a new book titled "Street Art New York." Published by Prestel (Random House), the book features high quality photographs of works by over 102 top street artists. This will be the document of the late 00's era movement in the streets of New York. The Benefit Auction's proceeds will go to Free Arts NYC.
The benefit will be held at Factory Fresh at 1053 Flushing Ave. in Bushwick Brooklyn, Saturday April 24th from 7-11pm. The Auction will take place between 7 and 9:30.
This show will feature art from AVOID pi, Broken Crow, C215, Cake, Celso, Chris RWK, Chris Stain, DAIN, Dan Witz, Dark Clouds, Elbow Toe, Gaia, FKDL, Gore B, Hellbent, Imminent Disaster, Jim Avignon, Jef Aerosol, JMR, Jon Burgerman, Keely, Know Hope, Logan Hicks, Matt Siren, Mint and Serf, Miss Bugs, NohJColey, Peru Ana Ana Peru, PMP, Poster Boy, Rene Gagnon, ROA, Pufferella, Royce Bannon, Skewville, Specter, Stikman, Veng RWK and more.
Come out and Support!!!
Congratulations to Jaime Rojo and Steve Harrington for the release of their book.