Could there be a more appropriate venue to showcase Brooklyn’s best new artists than the Nu Hotel?
Big shots in the borough’s art scene flocked to the posh Smith Street hotel last week for an opening gala that featured plenty of homegrown heroes, along with international artists that have settled here.
Among the works on display were paintings by Cobble Hill local and tattoo master Adam Suerte, whose art tends to examine the effects of gentrification on the neighborhoods where he grew up.
The works of Josh Goldstein, a photographer known for his mash-ups of bodegas, also garnered much attention from the well-dressed, cocktail-downing revelers at the opening earlier this month.
But the show mixed it up with a bit of international flare, as Denitza — a Bulgarian artist — showed off her surreal depictions of the city. Read More