Streets Invited to the Table for Artists Ball at Brooklyn Museum

April 15, 2015 4:35 PM

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Streets Invited to the Table for Artists Ball at Brooklyn Museum

Five years into it, The Brooklyn Artists Ball has become a glittering spectacle that speaks to the traditional, the contemporary, and the beat on the street. This year's greatest hits collection features new, elaborate installations by three of Brooklyn's celebrated Street Artists of this century: Swoon, Olek, and Faile. It also presents the custom created environments from equally charged modern thinkers like Jennifer Catron & Paul Outlaw, Fernando Mastrangelo, Duke Riley, SITU Studio, Dustin Yellin and Pioneer Works, all of which speak to the undeniable emergence of the Brooklyn influence on the contemporary art scene.

Man of the hour amidst an explosion of color; This Dr. Arnold Lehman cut-out from the museum's photo archive will be displayed in multiples and will probably be the visual element that generates the highest number of selfies. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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