After years as a fixture of Williamsburg rambunctious street art scene, Pandemic Gallery will reopen tomorrow night in a new and larger space a few miles south in Brooklyn’s fast-changing Navy Yards neighborhood.
Even though both genres risk their freedom by putting their art up on the streets, the worlds of graffiti writing and street art are often separated and even completely antagonistic. Rarely does a graffiti writer turn into a street artist or vice versa. Enter Moody, aka Mutz.
Many of you will know that I’ve been critical of the conventional art review and how it doesn’t appear well suited to a lot of art that is produced today. So, in the interest of trying new art review forms, I’ve given a shot at using the graphic novel format for my review of Celso’s ¡No Habla Español! at Pandemic Gallery in Williamsburg.
His graphic sensibility seemed a perfect fit for this style. I couldn’t resist producing a short review of the show in this pop culture-friendly form.
This Friday, January 14, Williamsburg art galleries will be open late for art lovers and fans to crawl through the bodacious borough of Brooklyn’s hipster-est neighborhood on earth. Dozens of art galleries and spaces will be open from 6-8pm to ensure that you can wander around and discover new talent and art from some familiar faces.