Come take a stroll through the open studios of Bushwick. See the art and learn a thing or two. In this episode of Art Talk Ethan and is daughter fight crime and explore the unknown belly of Bushwicks art scene.
Bushwick Open Studios (BOS) is a three-day arts and culture festival, hosted annually by the volunteer organization Arts in Bushwick (AiB). Now in its ninth year, this celebration of our neighborhood's vibrant community and local art scene is free and open to the public.
James Rubio is a painter based out of Bushwick, Brooklyn. Rubio studied photography at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, but fell in love with painting and street art later in New York City. In 2006 Rubio joined the Antagonist Art Movement and began regularly exhibiting paintings at Niagara Bar. He graduated to participating in international group shows and painting murals with fellow Antagonist Chris Yerington. Their murals can be found in New York, Austin TX, Chihuahua MX, and Quito Ecuador. Currently Rubio is painting solo and gearing up for a busy season with his new Black Flowers series.
Filmed and hosted by Ethan Minsker
with help from Daniel Miranda
One week spent walking these streets surrounded by beautiful architecture, great food, Broadway and Late Night Shows, and people from all over the world, I fell in love with the enormous New York City. vimeo.com/90980662