“This is the new punk. Republican is the new cool,” said Milo Yiannopoulos at the reception for #DaddyWillSaveUs, a pro-Trump art exhibition that opened Saturday at Wallplay’s Gallery 151 in Chelsea.
Leave Your Mark On Wallplay Tonight Before It Leaves The LES
if you’ll remember, they’re throwing one hell of a farewell party to commemorate their pop-up space, which during its short history added some serious color to the Lower East Side landscape. The best part? Everyone’s invited.Today is Wallplay’s last day on the Lower East Side before it has to vacate the premises at 118 Orchard Street, and
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Wallplay Is Leaving the LES, Wants You to Go Buck On Its Building Before It Comes Down
bright cobalt-blue building on the corner of Orchard Street and Delancey. The vivid splash of color was a collaboration between the skate shop RipNDip and Wallplay, a creative agency that brings together artists and brands to develop site-specific installations. RipNDip’s pop-up skate shop was just one in a long series of projects that took over the space at 118 Orchard Street (remember Tim & Eric’s cult ceremony?). But now, with the building set to be demolished, Wallplay is having one last hurrah and inviting everyone to trash the place.If you’ve been hanging around the Lower East Side lately, you may have been temporarily blinded by a
Sick of Pistorius? Take Another Look at South Africa
Lest Fashion Week leave you feeling jaded (about the superficiality of the industry, and the inanity of the clothing and the persons therein), allow me to offer an antidote of sorts: NOT × Chris Saunders, an exhibition currently showing at Wallplay that fuses fashion, photography, sculpture and video to explore the complex cultural underpinnings of style—South African style, in particular. More →
For a Group Show Titled ‘POLISH,’ This Photographer Got Raw [NSFW]
Last time we bumped in photographer Anna Bloda, she was trying on clothes. This time, she’s stripping them off. Bloda is baring all for a group exhibit that opens tonight at Rox gallery — and judging from the flyer for “POLISH,” she’s not the only one getting naked.