Steven Hirsch’s photographs capture unexpected beauty in one of America’s most polluted waterways.
Since 2012, photographer Miska Draskoczy has explored the urban ecology of the toxic yet gentrifying Brooklyn neighborhood.
There was a palpable prevalence of work dealing, unconventionally, with human figures and more or less natural landscapes at this weekend’s open studios event in Gowanus.
A collaboration between artist Christina Kelly and author Amy Sohn pairs cast concrete objects with true stories about long-ago Gowanus residents.
In which we try to help you make sense of the more than 320 artists’ studios and spaces in Gowanus that will be open to the public this weekend.
Garbage has been piling up for weeks in the halls of 112 2nd Avenue.
Wife and husband duo Maria Hupfield and Jason Lujan investigate the question of how to unmoor markers of identity from essentialized contexts while maintaining cultural heritage as a central part of one’s art practice.
In the 19th century, a seaside resort vacation wasn’t complete until you visited the local camera obscura and marveled at the surrounding beach and ocean projected through a pinhole.
As Arts Gowanus organized a rally for artists displaced from 94 9th Street and adjacent, connected buildings earlier this month, some 350 artists and local businesses were preparing for Gowanus Open Studios (GOS)
As the neighborhood reeled from the news that hundreds of artists are being forced to leave one of its biggest studio complexes, Gowanus became a hotbed of activity this past weekend during Gowanus Open Studios.
Arts Gowanus gathered its community on the morning of Saturday, October 18, for a rally to support artists who are being pushed out of a block-long group of buildings on 9th Street in Brooklyn’s Gowanus neighborhood.
The 19th annual edition of Gowanus Open Studios takes place this weekend, October 16 to 18, 2015.