“Our Lower East Side” Exhibit Artists Announced

The artists for OUR LOWER EAST SIDE – A Group Exhibition, co-sponsored by The Yard and The Lo-Down have been selected.

Vandal Expressionism Takes Over Le Salon D’Art

Exactly What The Hell is Vandal Expressionism?” the debut solo exhibition of NYC-based artist (and long-time Lower East Side resident) Joseph Meloy will open this Thursday at Le Salon d’Art (90 Stanton Street).  They’ll be celebrating with a reception from 7-10pm. So what the hell is it?  Mr. Meloy explains it as: A hieroglyphic graffiti-inflected take on the spirit of abstract expressionism, Vandal Expressionism is a veritable child of New York City, drawing as much from the Abstract Expressionists of the 1940’s and 50’s as from the hordes of graffiti taggers whose scribbles and scrawls wallpaper our streets.