With his photo book In Time of Plague, Brian Rose documents a previous devastation made more visible by a more present one.
In 2014, the renowned street artist created a mural in Williamsburg that was very similar to a record cover he designed for Interpol. The resulting legal dispute recently spawned its third appeal.
As I went deeper into photographing my subjects I found a common thread between performers and spectators: they would give themselves over to both sexual and visual ways of participating.
Inside a wooden shack installed at North 12th Street and Driggs Avenue in Williamsburg’s McCarren Park, anyone can sit down at a typewriter and contribute to a collaborative poem unfolding over a 100-foot paper scroll.
Here’s one way to deal with a hellish subway commute: stare at your fellow passengers, draw their portraits, and turn them into characters in a graphic novel.
A sliver of land lying on the Williamsburg-Greenpoint border, long a neighborhood mystery home to a lone and enigmatic RV, now hosts a tiny independent radio station broadcasting music to listeners around the world.
Are you tired of your local air? If so, a bag of atmospheric gases from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, could be yours if you have thousands of dollars to burn.
The Italian director Matarazzo Raffaello was the king of melodrama. He was a populist filmmaker who embraced his audience without contempt.
The fire that consumed a file storage warehouse on the Williamsburg waterfront a week and a half ago has left artists in the building next door reeling.
The warehouse still smoldering on the Williamsburg waterfront may draw new attention to this East River–aligned stretch of Brooklyn, where city officials have long planned for an extensive park and small museum.
Has Williamsburg’s supercharged gentrification cycle come full circle and spurred a new influx of galleries? How else to explain the opening of two new art galleries in the neighborhood in the last two months?
If there’s any space that both parallels and accommodates Lu Yang’s highly exhilarating and provocative works, it’s a sprawling arcade, a cornucopia of weirdness and inappropriate ideas.