The mural became the butt of the joke when people began noticing that it would spell “GO ANUS” if a gate on the “W” were lifted.
Gowanus Artists Open Their Studios Amid Displacement Concerns
Many Gowanus artists said they cherish the ability to work off the beaten path in an area conducive to creative labor — and they hope it remains as such.
Gowanus Open Studios Returns for Its 26th Year
Nearly 100 venues are participating in Brooklyn’s largest celebration of local arts and artists on October 15 and 16. Hosted by Arts Gowanus.
The Psychedelic Pollution Floating in the Gowanus Canal
Steven Hirsch’s photographs capture unexpected beauty in one of America’s most polluted waterways.
The Improbable Nature of the Gowanus Canal, Photographed at Night
Since 2012, photographer Miska Draskoczy has explored the urban ecology of the toxic yet gentrifying Brooklyn neighborhood.
Figures in the Industrial Landscape at Gowanus Open Studios 2016
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.
The History of Gowanus Cemented in Sculpture
A collaboration between artist Christina Kelly and author Amy Sohn pairs cast concrete objects with true stories about long-ago Gowanus residents.
Your Concise Guide to Gowanus Open Studios 2016
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.
Gowanus Artists Are Evicted from Building, and Trash Pickup Suddenly Halts [UPDATED]
Garbage has been piling up for weeks in the halls of 112 2nd Avenue.
“When You Tell Someone You’re an Artist that Is Native, They Tell You Who You Should Be”
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.
Glimpsing Gowanus in a Loft-Sized Camera Obscura
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.
“We Are Experiencing Hyper-Gentrification”: Gowanus Art Community Sizes Up Its Future
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)