127 Elizabeth Street

Olek’s Next Project is “YARNANA” Film

Posted June 13, 2011 at 11:07 am

With her cultish “Knitting is for Pus****” exhibit at the Christopher Henry Gallery firmly in the past, Olek is now hard at work in a different medium of art.

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Tonight’s Farewell to Olek’s Exhibit at Christopher Henry Gallery

Posted May 27, 2011 at 6:18 am

It was a successful run, but Olek is now packing up her crocheted living room after an eight-month residency at the Christopher Henry Gallery on Elizabeth Street.

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Olek Exhibit Revived at Christopher Henry Gallery

Last modified January 5, 2011 at 10:51 am

Olek is jumpstarting her “Knitting is for Pus****” exhibit at the Christopher Henry Gallery.

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Olek Exhibit at Christopher Henry Gallery Extended

Posted October 25, 2010 at 6:12 am

Olek’s stunning yarn bikes and yarn car seem to have captivated the neighborhood.  In our daily travels, we often see her artwork attracting gazes and photo lenses alike. Without fail.  So much so, that the Christopher Henry Gallery has decided to extend her exhibit, “Knitting is for Pus****.” Now’s your chance to check it out.

Children’s Yarn Bike Spotted at Bowery and Delancey

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:18 am

Well, wouldn’t you know it – the two neighborhood yarn bikes mated in the back of the yarn car and birthed a baby. Their offspring now sits in the intersection of Bowery and Delancey.  Of course, this particular crocheted children’s bicycle was placed in the traffic median by Olek, whose work has captured the minds […]

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Olek’s New Yarn Car Exhibit

Posted September 30, 2010 at 6:27 am

Looks like Polish artist Olek is back on the beat, easily one-upping her previous yarn bike effort. Parked outside the Christopher Henry Gallery at 127 Elizabeth Street is this fabulous yarn car.  It’s sheathed in a sleeve of bright colors and interesting patterns, and quite hard to miss.