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Neon Jolts Done Right

Gio Black Peter pulls off some brilliant effects with markers. His current body of work at the Munch Gallery, juxtaposed against drawings by other artists in a summer group show, gets a ton of mileage out of hurling a jolt of neon at the viewer.

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Graffiti Over Easy: Losing My Faith On Mercer Street

Last Sunday, I found myself sitting with my head in my hands on a tiny stoop on Mercer Street, wondering how to even begin to process witnessing Gallery 89’s exhibition of graffiti writer AVONE (Destroy & Rebuild), American Graffiti. Not a graffiti art show in a pop-up gallery as promised, it was an exhibition in a bar/restaurant and on Sunday, naturally, they were serving brunch. Let me repeat that: Graffiti art … at brunch … in Soho.