~STREET MURALS . . at the exhibit
CURATED BY KEVIN MICHAEL NYC
OCT 24-27, 2014 / 11 AM – 7 PM
BE-ELECTRIC STUDIOS – 1298 WILLOUGHBY AVE, BUSHWICK, BROOKLYN, N.Y.
from the show’s title I was expecting large scale ‘murals’ – but this was the only large scale wall piece in the show. this had it’s ups and downs, you realized just how much of the excitement of street art came from it’s scale and locale on the streets, but this way you had access to a piece of the action.
and sometimes maybe, even BETTER . . .
I really liked this piece a lot, black on black, with reflection, nice presentation re hanging suspended canvas, and the message, fab fab fab.
listen up, peoples.
detail, ADAM DARE – the surface reflections, swirly evolving shapes, with the stripe of block calligraphy running through it at just right the offset height – added up to: dynamic. great surface fun and painterly ‘formalism’.
DAMIEN MITCHELL, with work by MAGDA LOVE – to the right.
DAMIEN MITCHELL’S work was deceptively simple, I really liked it a lot. very smart. it also benefitted from being suspended against that curved base – wall.
PHOTOS: NANCY SMITH