We could never leave Brooklyn and still miss a slew of shows in our home borough. From outdoor art along the waterfront to group shows in Bushwick and ambitious political projects at Dumbo nonprofits, there was no shortage of great work in Brooklyn in 2016.
The Captivating Choreography of Emergency Drills
Emergency evacuation drills, though necessary, are a pain.
12 Years in, NADA Miami Beach Still Feels the Same: Different
MIAMI BEACH — Though its space has been downsized by roughly 20% this year, NADA Miami Beach 2015 still manages to cut through the swarms of largely uninspired and secondary market Miami Art Week fairs with its distinctive presentation of less polished, more experimental work — which sometimes seems too rough to sell but gets right to the gut of process-based art-making.
Favorites for Every Taste from the Bushwick Art Book and Zine Fair
Whether you’re interested in limited edition screenprints, Xerox zines, or full color photo books, there is something for everyone at Blonde Art Books’s Bushwick Art Book and Zine Fair this weekend.
8 Artists to Watch from the 2015 Bushwick Open Studios
Now that we’ve had almost 24 hours to process everything we saw during this year’s Bushwick Open Studios, some clear favorites have emerged.
When Abstract Sculptures Have Familiar Faces
While looking at Sophie Hirsch’s solo show Autokorrekt at Brooklyn’s Signal gallery last weekend, I got an acute pang of pareidolia from two pieces made from molds of peeled pomegranate fruit.
A Race to the Finish Through Bushwick with Beat Nite
Ah, Beat Nite. A time of magical madness, when we run frantically around Bushwick for four hours, trying to see all the art.
See the Sun Set Over Casablanca in Bushwick
The Swiss artists Selina Grüter and Michèle Graf are bringing every hue in the color spectrum to Signal gallery for Exchange Rates Bushwick.
Aural Mirrors on Sound’s Stage
The pervasive, even immersive, nature of sound is the subject of an unassuming exhibition by Tim Bruniges, whose megalithic installation, MIRRORS, is on view at Brooklyn’s Signal gallery.