News & Culture in Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Boerum Hill and Points Nearby
July 30, 2015
Chance of a Thunderstorm
High 88° / Low 73°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Join Email Newsletter
join our mailing list
* indicates required
Delivered to your Inbox every Thursday
   |    Follow Us:
Be a Fan on FacebookFollow Us on TwitterSubscribe on YouTubeRSS Feed

Events

Brooklyn Romance

By Alexandra Glorioso

ARTIST: IVIVA OLENICK ; PIECE: BESCHERT TAXI DIMENSIONS: INK AND EMBROIDERY ON FABRIC

Wed., Nov. 2: presents  “A portrait of Brooklyn Romance”

Featuring the Artwork of Iviva Olenick
In September 2010, while walking home from an art opening in South Park Slope, Iviva Olenick, a Brooklyn based artist, passed by several bars and restaurants that reminded her of former boyfriends. All of a sudden, Brooklyn looked and felt like a love map. With this realization, The Brooklyn Love Exchange was born. With partial funding from the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by the Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC), Iviva has spent the past year interviewing and collecting love stories from other Brooklynites, and using them to create embroidered art work. These pieces incorporate hand stitched text and images, and include a large-scale map of the borough, replete with love notes from neighborhoods ranging from Bedford Stuyvesant to Sunset Park; Coney Island to Bushwick.

6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Muriel Guépin Gallery
47 Bergen Street
718.858.4535
www.murielguepingallery.com

Post Your Comment



Readers' Comments



Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '<' in /home/lisamcollins/southbrooklynpost.com/wp-content/themes/southbrooklynpost/footer.php on line 25