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GO Red Hook: Three Themes Observed

When the artists of Red Hook, the waterfront neighborhood on the western edge of Brooklyn, opened up their studios for the GO Brooklyn weekend, it felt more like they opened Pandora’s box. There was no limit to the creativity on view — every trend, mannerism, style, and strategy imaginable was on display. Still, certain threads emerged from the time I spent exploring. The three themes that I spotted in Red Hook were glass vessels, dot fields, and the Old Testament.