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A mixture of art, events & different places we’ve visited that were interesting enough to share. A day in the life of the Sldrs.

Street Art in Bushwick [ Part 2 ]


On the last installment of Bushwick Street Art, I showed you a lot of work found via the JMZ Walls Collective. But, as I also mentioned, there are other groups keep things vibrant around the Borough.

Enter the Bushwick Art Collective. Started accidentally by Joseph Ficalora, the project sort’ve came into fruition after Ficalora began inviting artists to paint walls within the area as long as they followed a few simple rules:

1. Nothing offensive to children, women or the local businesses walls they were allowed to paint on.
2. No politics.
3. No one is paid for the work. The artists donate their own supplies and time, and the building owners donate their wall space.

From there, it took off to what you see today. Artists from all over the world have made their way to Bushwick for the chance to showcase their work on a wall within the city. Interested in checking it out? Head on over to Troutman Street and St. Nicholas Avenue. Or for those familiar with the L line, get off on Jefferson St. and simply walk around. The pieces are everywhere. Enjoy the photos!

Notorious B.I.G: 20 Years Art Exhibit

“’cause I went from negative to positive and it’s all…good.”

It’s been 20 years (time flies right?) since Christopher Wallace was slain in L.A. To celebrate the life and times of the legendary MC, Brooklyn’s own Bishop Gallery held an art show from 4/10-4/12 showcasing the work of several artists paying their respects to Frank White. There were some really great pieces there. If you weren’t able to make it, check out a few of the photos below.

http://www.bishoponbedford.com

“The Saddest Story on Repeat” Art Exhibit

On my personal quest to experience more are this year, I stopped by Brianni T x The Super Poor Kids “Saddest Story on Repeat” art exhibit. I love the Dr. Seuss style and the fact that there’s a message behind each piece was certainly a plus. Unfortunately, I don’t have any video readily available of the spoken word / live art portion, but that just means you have to make it out to both hosts events to see it for yourself next time. Say hi when you do.

@SuperPoorKids
@BrianniT

L.E.S. Art (Part. 1)

Just a few pics of art I found while walking around my favorite spot in the city

NYC Comic Con 2016 – The Cosplay

I didn’t take nearly as many pics this year as I did last year. However, I definitely had as much fun. Many of the same companies returned this year with new displays (DC Comics held the main floor down with their Wonder Woman showcase, Viz Media had their anime section, Netflix/Marvel with Iron Fist promo, etc.) Countless costumes, and a HUGE spike in Harley Quinn cosplay for obvious reasons. One of the biggest, if not the biggest highlights was finally getting a shot to be on Legends of the Hidden Temple. My childhood couldn’t be happier. Check out a few of the pics I did manage to take.

There’s also a mini prize pack / contest later this week. Stay tuned for that. And yes, that’s me as Deadshot.