Brooklyn’s Black & White Gallery and Project Space Closes After 16 Years
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Brooklyn’s Black & White Gallery and Project Space Closes After 16 Years

Installation view of Isidro Blasco’s Rolling Houses, the final exhibition at Black & White Gallery and Project Space (all photos courtesy Black & White Gallery and Project Space) A longtime fixture of the Brooklyn art scene shuttered on Sunday. Black & White Gallery and Project Space was launched by Tatyana Okshteyn in Williamsburg in 2002. She expanded to Chelsea in 2006, operating out of a space in the Tunnel building between Eleventh Avenue and the Hudson river through 2010; for the last few years, the space’s activities had been concentrated at Bushwick’s 56 Bogart Street building. The gallery closed following the run of its fourth exhibition with photo and installation artist Isidro Blasco on June 24. Installation view of JoAnne Carson’s Dreamcatchers (2017) at Black & White Gallery and Project Space’s Bushwick location “My vision was to create an exhibition space for younger artists skillfully using traditional and emerging mediums to comment on the world they live in. I planned to operate the gallery as long it would be financially viable for the exhibiting artists and the gallery itself,” Okshteyn told Hyperallergic over email. “I just did not want to operate the gallery in a survival mode any longer […]

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