Rothko Retail on Suffolk Street Now ‘SHNY’ Creative Space

Posted on: March 17th, 2014 at 6:05 am by
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Rather surprising that the old Rothko building at 116 Suffolk Street found a ground level tenant so damn quickly. Well, relatively, of course.  It was late September when Organic Avenue decided to jet from its neighborhood birthplace. This was its home for four years, after relocating from 101 Stanton in 2009.

Now, it’s another gallery-slash-exhibition space for the Lower East Side scene.

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News crossed our desk that a film production company called Spreadhouse opened this space for “creative endeavors,” dubbing it “shny.” (Good luck searching for info online with a name like that)  The new showroom debuted a few weeks ago with a five-day solo show by New York-based artist Peter Passuntino, “Explosive Color.”

However, its second outing is a bit more street. “Piece” premiered Saturday evening and features the work of familiar street artists such as Icy & Sot, Elle, Beau, Michael DeNicola, and Cern.

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