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Walking Tour: Street Art in Bushwick TW07
Explore this neighborhood that has developed into a mecca for art lovers and makers. Artists from all over the city and the world have painted these six blocks in Bushwick Brooklyn with an astounding variety of imagery. This internationally famous outdoor gallery of street art goes beyond hip and coolthese street artists display a virtuoso handling of material and media, wildly inventive illustration styles and themes, along with trenchant commentary on current economic, political and social issues. Theres something interesting and revelatory for everyone,on lampposts and sidewalks, from doorways and gates to rooftops and high walls. Crowded with old school graffiti, wild style masterpieces, inventive sculptures, stencil work, stickers, wheat paste posters and monumental spray paint murals, the concentration and diversity of artwork is hard to imagine or believe.
Please wear comfortable shoes. Students must arrange own transportation to Brooklyn. Meeting place will be emailed a week before the tour. Please check your email and spam folders.
Please Note: For classes that meet at the Bronxville School, room assignments are subject to change. Please check the schedule at the Elementary Entrance on the first night of class. Parking & Entrance Information is located on the bottom of the Order Confirmation.