Cuchifritos

Gallery Hopping ‘The Real Estate Show’ Revival on the Lower East Side

Posted April 30, 2014 at 10:44 am

As we reported recently, four Lower East Side galleries are hosting installations which pay tribute to the groundbreaking 1979-1980 Real Estate Show. The original historic exhibit was created by a group of artists who took over a vacant city-owned building at 123 Delancey Street. Mere days after opening up the show to the public, the […]

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‘The Real Estate Show, What Next: 2014’ Debuts at Cuchifritos Gallery in Essex Market

Last modified April 10, 2014 at 3:19 pm

Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space is hosting an exhibit with particular relevance to the current real estate ongoings on the LES. In the wake of SPURA and other controversial neighborhood developments, The Real Estate Show, What Next: 2014 sparks discussion of these matters and rallies the community through art and other visual provocation. It serves […]

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Artists Alliance Holding Curatorial Open Call For 2015 Cuchifritos Gallery at the Essex Market

Posted January 27, 2014 at 10:49 am

Neighborhood non-profit Artists Alliance Inc. is looking to fill up its 2015 exhibition calendar for Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space, the free-to-the-public gallery located inside Essex Street Market. A curatorial open call is underway for all independent curators and arts professionals interested in submitting proposals. Among prior installations has been the work of everyone’s favorite yarn-bomber, […]

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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.