212 Arts

Don’t Pass Go: Unpacking the Feud Between Mike Mozart and Alec Monopoly

Posted December 10, 2015 at 10:29 am

Mike Mozart (alias, MiMo) has a new exhibit at the 212 Arts gallery starting tonight. You’ve probably never heard of him, but certainly seen his work both on the streets and in stores. For instance, the Alec Monopoly collaboration with Forever 21. It’s come to light recently that while the 28-year-old designer muralist can paint (you cannot fake live painting), much […]

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VolaVida Gallery Relocates to Partner with Avant Garde at 319 Grand Street

Posted November 24, 2015 at 9:23 am

VolaVida Gallery was down but apparently not out. The nascent street art showroom relocated to our neck of the woods from Alphabet City after some internal drama. Specifically, to the Pink Building at the corner of Grand and Orchard Streets. We are told that VolaVida just joined forces with the Avant Garde vape gallery/lounge, to share […]

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Street Artist Adam Dare Heads Inside with ‘All About the Bunny’ Series at 212 Arts

Posted November 19, 2015 at 10:25 am

You may know him as the dude behind the ubiquitous iZombie graffiti stencils, “Fuck your phone, keep your head up.” Or the broken-hearted bunny that seems to surface on all sorts of neighborhood surfaces. Well, Brooklyn-born street artist Adam Dare is now heading indoors for a solo show over at 212 Arts (240 East 4th […]

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‘212 Arts’ Replaces VolaVida Gallery on East 4th Street

Posted October 22, 2015 at 10:35 am

When VolaVida gallery folded at the end of September after three months in business, one of its principals splintered off to create something similar. Gallerists Laura Reich and Marc Leader held onto the space at 240 East 4th Street, and rechristened it 212 Arts. Its inauguration is tonight, with new artwork by John “Crash” Matos, Dain, Adam […]

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