Art: 5 Pointz – Long Island City

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5 Pointz, popularly known as NYC’s graffiti mecca, may be coming to a close. For years, 5 Pointz has served as the epicenter of the graffiti scene and has provided aerosol artists an outlet to “legally” express themselves. However, developer/landowner, David Wolkoff, plans to convert the towers into residential buildings.

For more information on the closing and redevelopment, here’s a video. To book a tour, click ish.

Art: Punk Fashion at the Metropolitan Museum

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Punk Fashion is being celebrated at the Metropolitan Museum this summer. The exhibition, on view from May 9 through August 14, 2013, examines punk’s impact on high fashion from the movement’s birth in the 1970s through its continuing influence today.

For more information, click ish.