Bronx Museum – Street Art Street Life

Jamel Shabazz - Untitled - BBoys Sizzling Chicken

A tremendous undertaking has reached fruition in the Bronx. This past weekend, “Street Art Street Life: From the 1950’s to Now” opened with a huge street fair in front of the Bronx Museum. The showing contains global works from late 50’s grainy black and white photographs to current video installations created specifically for the exhibit.

Lately, the trend has been for galleries and museums to pick up on street works and offer the artists well deserved exposure to contemporary art enthusiasts. This multimedia experience covers the street going back five decades and proffers the path that led to this acceptance.

Lee Friedlander - New York City - 1966

George Maciunas - Street Events at Fluxhall - 1964

Street Art Street Life
14 September 2008 – 25 January 2009
Bronx Museum

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About Scott Lickstein, Look Into My Owl

Scott Lickstein is a visual artist and was the founder / primary writer for the art news source, until January 2013 when it merged with NOWhere Limited’s Magazine.

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