Weekend prowl for art deals in RedCaGa*

Painting by Spring Hofeldt.

Ah, open studios…the perfect storm of home-grown artsiness, free snacks and real-estate voyeurism. It’s no accident that the weekend-long Red Hook/Carroll Gardens Studio Tour is co-sponsored by Prudential Douglas-Elliman, but here’s featured painter Spring Hofeldt’s idea of “Affordable Housing” (left). Seems a safe bet that a lot of art will be a little more affordable than usual this year. Find out more at the art crawl’s official web site. *Broker-friendly new neighborhood name.