Spring has just about sprung, and you’re feeling like you want to stretch your legs and get a good walk in. You can do that and get get your wine and cheese on at this Friday’s Greenpoint Gallery Night. The first Greenpoint Gallery event of the new year, this Friday’s art walk (weather permitting) promises a chance to hobnob with local artists and explore the environs of Greenpoint gallery scene.
The semi-annual event, started by local gallerists Lia Post and Scott Chasse, opens neighborhood exhibition and alternative studio spaces to the public. Highlights on the artwalk this weekend include MEDIUMS a group show centered around on the theme of psychic communication at Calico Brooklyn (67 West Street), a showing of contemporary Filipino work at Owen James Gallery (61 Greenpoint Avenue), and a sneak preview of Jonathan Campolo’s zany, geometric GREATER HITS series at Brooklyn (37 Greenpoint Avenue), which also coincides with the release of two limited edition publications by the artist.
Clustered mostly around Greenpoint Avenue, but stretching down towards near McCarren Park and up at Franklin Street’s northern end, the event culminates with an afterparty at Broken Land (105 Franklin St.) from 10pm onwards. Sponsored by Hyperallergic and Greenpointers, Greenpoint Gallery Night is a surefire way to scope the latest in local artistic talent on the cheap. Now where’s the brie?