abstract art

The Forgotten Murals of Williamsburg

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I recently visited the Brooklyn Museum, where the forgotten Williamsburg Murals are on display in the building cafe. Jazz-like rhythms echoed through the hallway as I shared an intimate moment focusing on the details of each painting. The most interesting thing about them is their historical context.  They’ve been through a lot. Continue reading

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Brooklyn Imbecile: Mixed Media

My appreciation for abstract art comes more from the streets of Brooklyn than the galleries of Manhattan.


Devoe Street 11222

So, forget that it’s chipped, sprayed or splattered paint and enjoy its properties the way you’re supposed to in a museum. There’s some awfully cool little compositions that can be found on the streets of Greenpoint and beyond.

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Brooklyn Imbecile: Mixed Media

My appreciation for abstract art comes more from the littered sidewalks of Brooklyn than the galleries of Manhattan.


Meserole Street 11222

Forget that it’s trash and enjoy the materials, colors and textures the way you’re supposed to in a museum. There’s some awfully cool little compositions of junk that can be extracted from the streets of Greenpoint and beyond.


Hausman Street 11222


Van Brunt Street 11231


Devoe Street 11222

Tony Luib has a one man blog about Greenpoint and beyond at Brooklyn Imbecile.

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Brooklyn Imbecile: Mixed Media

My appreciation for abstract art comes more from the littered sidewalks of Brooklyn than the galleries of Manhattan.


Review Street 11101

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