Christopher Henry Gallery

Olek’s New Exhibit: “The Bad Artists Imitate, the Great Artists Steal”

Posted August 11, 2011 at 6:18 am

Olek’s world-renowned crochet craft has definitely opened some new doors, including the current gig at the Jonathan Levine Gallery on West 20th Street.

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Olek Featured on CBS News [Video]

Posted July 26, 2011 at 10:18 am

Late to the game, the local mainstream news finally discovered her unique artwork. Video after the jump!

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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 Hoists Another Banksy Tribute Above Delancey

Posted February 28, 2011 at 10:04 am

As if casting her own Oscar votes, crochet-artist extraordinaire Olek hoisted another neighborhood Banksy tribute on Saturday.

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Olek Hoists Yarn Flower Atop 358 Broome

Last modified February 26, 2011 at 11:13 am

Big ups to neighborhood favorite Olek for taking her crocheted artwork to precarious levels.

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New Olek Exhibit at NY Studio Gallery

Posted February 23, 2011 at 6:18 am

Capitalizing on the momentum from recent press placements, crochet artist extraordinaire Olek has another local exhibit on display.

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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