Against the view of Manhattan’s skyline, messages read: “Defend Palestine”; “Defend Sheikh Jarrah”; “All Eyes on Palestine”; and more.
DUMBO Open Studios Goes Virtual, With Presentations From Smack Mellon, Cuban Art Space, and More
Continuing through July 31, the first virtual edition of the annual event features artist tutorials, artworks for sale at affordable prices, and more.
Artists Open Their Doors for the Annual DUMBO Open Studios
Visit DUMBO and Vinegar Hill for the open studios on Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 1–6pm.
Searching for Humor in America’s Machismo Freefall
Laugh Back’s comedic timing is so regrettably tardy that its punchlines about Trumpism and American masculinity fail to land.
Photoville Returns to Brooklyn with Over 70 Exhibitions in Shipping Containers
The annual pop-up village of shipping containers is bringing more than 70 photography exhibitions to Dumbo this year, along with a slew of special programs.
Yo, Make Deborah Kass’s Public Sculpture in Brooklyn Permanent!
When I first saw it in November I was immediately inclined to bemoan the fact that Deborah Kass’s canary yellow public sculpture “OY/YO,” installed on the Brooklyn waterfront in Dumbo, will not be there permanently.
Dissecting and Detecting Stories in Found Objects and Remnants
Contemporary art’s storytelling power has been the subject of numerous shows of late, from Gowanus to the Guggenheim, and Story of a Story at Brooklyn nonprofit Smack Mellon offers still more evidence of the novel forms narratives can take.
DUMBO Brooklyn Galleries Open New Ground Floor Spaces
Five galleries in the vibrant Brooklyn neighborhood of DUMBO will open brand new, expanded ground floor spaces this spring/summer.
Traces of Human Civilization, Cast from Styrofoam Packaging
The exhibition in the back room of A.I.R. Gallery’s new space in Dumbo feels like a cross between a temple and an archaeological site.
Real Estate Company Will Relocate Galleries in Brooklyn’s Dumbo Neighborhood
The lion’s share of the art galleries in Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhood, long housed along a hallway on the second floor of 111 Front Street, will move this spring.
Street Artist Sues Developer for Using His Mural to Sell Condos
The street artist Craig Anthony Miller is suing the real estate developer Toll Brothers for using a mural he painted in Dumbo, Brooklyn, to market a nearby condo development.
Hymns for a Poisoned World at the Prototype Festival
The third season of the Prototype: Opera/Theatre/Now festival opened ominously last week, with 31 young women dressed in black singing against the evil that can come with group control.