The Department of Transportation’s newest pet project has been the DOT Art Initiative, which partners with artists and community organizations to bring some color into this concrete jungle. You might have caught last month’s “asphalt activation” at a Citi Bike docking station in Williamsburg. Now, the DOT has partnered up with New York State Senator Daniel Squadron and the non-profit Hester Street Collaborative to set up a temporary public art installation on the South Street median, starting at Rutgers Street.
The Brooklyn International Performance Art Festival wraps up this weekend. Also on deck: a dog-friendly pool party, eco-power theater, and haunting portraits of underground celebs. Read on for our weekend art picks.
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