KICK OFF 2023 WITH THE POSITIVE VIBRATIONS ART EXHIBIT:
25+ CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS, GRAFFITI LEGENDS, and PRO SKATERS AT CITY POINT
Presented by Collect with Lulu and Silvertuna Studios
Opening Reception: Friday, January 13, 2023 / 6-9pm
Exhibition Dates: January 14 –February 2023
Gallery Hours: Monday - Wednesday by appointment,
Thursday - Sunday 12-7pm
City Point Brooklyn,
445 Albee Square West,
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Brooklyn, New York – December 6, 2022 – POSITIVE VIBRATIONS from the gallerist duo Collect with Lulu and Silvertuna Studios, is a group exhibit featuring paintings, sculpture and murals by celebrities, graffiti and contemporary artists, muralists, and pro skaters. Additionally, the gallery will present art classes by Al Diaz, and a Year of the Rabbit mural with accompanying Coloring Book Calendar by Zimad. The opening will take place at City Point in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn on January 13 from 6-9pm with the exhibit and running through February 10, 2023.
Laura “Lulu” Reich, co-curator, explains, “Our gallery presents established artists alongside up and coming talent, and Positive Vibrations focuses on works from the beginning of the New York graffiti movement to today – there is something for everyone – from new art enthusiasts to experienced collectors looking for a smart investment.” Co-curator Koz adds, “Plus, we are excited to offer kids opportunities to experience art through classes with one of the graffiti’s pioneers. Al Diaz, and a Year of the Rabbit mural and coloring book calendar by Zimad.”
Artist Al Diaz’s career spans five decades. His friendship and collaboration with Jean Michel Basquiat on SAMO, and the iconic hip-hop record “Beat Bop” are noted in contemporary art history. His exclusive to City Point classes, How to Create Your Own Graffiti Alphabet, will include creative materials, and guidance peppered with highlights from his new exhibition and book City of Kings: A History of NYC Graffiti.
Luis Zimad Lamboy known as Zimad brings over 40 years of his graffiti and street art to Downtown Brooklyn with a tribute to the Year of the Rabbit at the Flatbush Atrium of City Point. His brilliantly colored mural depicts two lucky rabbits surrounded by a field of flowers and vibrant cotton candy pink and blue clouds. It invites the viewer to celebrate the Chinese New Year, embrace good fortune and snap a selfie. A limited-edition Year of the Rabbit Coloring Book calendar by Zimad will be sold at the gallery.
Featured artists include Al Diaz, Andreas Rousounelis, Christian Hosoi, Chris RWK, COPE2, Damien Mitchell, DENIAL, DONT FRET, EASY, Eli Reed, EL TORO, Eric Orr, Gary Lichtenstein, HISS XX, JOS L RWK, Kathrine Narducci, Key Detail, KIT17, Nite Owl, Olga Correa, Pops Hosoi, Praxis, Rubén Aguirre, Ryan Callisto, Solus, T-KID, WANE COD, Zered Bassett, Zimad, and more.
Some words from highlighted artists about the exhibition and their works:
“No wasted talent, Sonny would be proud.” Kathrine Narducci visual artist and actress from A Bronx Tale and the Sopranos.
“Colors and drips, straight lines and dips. Graffiti art from my generation bringing you nothing but good vibrations!” – T-KID 170 legendary Bronx artist who started painting on trains in the 1970s.
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