Sunday, September 14, 2008

Opening Today: Street Art Street Life

Street Art, Street Life at the Bronx Museum opens today in conjunction with an open house from 12-6 pm.

"Organized by guest curator Lydia Yee, Street Art, Street Life examines the street as subject matter, venue, and source of inspiration for artists and photographers from the late 1950s to the present.

This far ranging exhibition, one of the largest to consider the subject, includes street photography; documentation of performance, events, and artworks presented in the street; works using material from the street; and examples of street culture by more than thirty artists including William Klein, Lee Friedlander, Raymond Hains, Vito Acconci, Martha Rosler, Sophie Calle, David Hammons, Jamel Shabazz, and Francis Alÿs, among others."

1040 Grand Concourse @ 165th St. Bronx NY 10456 Check out the website for directions and info. On view through Jan. 25, 2009.

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