Olek Hoists Yarn Flower Atop 358 Broome

Posted on: February 25th, 2011 at 6:39 am by

Big ups to neighborhood favorite Olek for taking her crocheted artwork to precarious levels.  Literally.  On the heels of her latest collaborative exhibit at the NY Studio Gallery, the city-based artist hoisted a flamboyant new yarn flower Banksy homage to the rooftop of 358 Broome Street.  That’s six stories above the pavement!  The floral piece covers a longstanding Lansky graffito.

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As previously mentioned, her ongoing show at the Christopher Henry Gallery across the street, “Knitting is for Pus****,” has been extended through the summer. Additional savvy street promo.

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