JoDo the bee is a communicator – of the power of repetition. Every time the artist goes out and paints, it’s like a performance, a ritual intention that manifests into wings and eyes. Graffiti artists are the ones who wonder and wander by night, scrawling their symbols on the city walls. And among the many, JoDo the bee stands out as one of the most iconic tags in New York.
The Press Release for The Grit & The Glam, a dual art exhibit by Lexi Bella and Danielle Mastrion. The show is hosted by 3rd Ethos Gallery, running from 11.29.18 to 12.31.18. Opening Reception Thursday November 29th at 7pm.
Curator Jeff Beler has had a busy year. Coming off the massive success of the STEAM mural project, which saw Brooklyn's PS9 transformed into a colorful art mecca, Beler has revamped his long-running Underhill Walls with a musical touch. For this season, each of the Underhill panels was painted in the style of a different album cover, spanning genres and styles.
Memento Mori: [Latin] - Remember That You Too Will Die // An expression that reflects the transient nature of life and the futility of our earthly vanities. Cultures around the world have embraced the idea. Despite the seemingly bleak interpretation, the phrase is also meant with a wry gallows humor.
A guest post written by Vittoria Benzine on Paracas: Comrades of the Wind. The show was a performance piece combining a street art mural by Peruvian artist Cecilia Collantes and a dance improv by Natalie Deryn Johnson. A story of sobriety, temptation, and the ecstasy of life.