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Art / Environment / Parks

Skaters link art, environment and thrills

Skaters link art, environment and thrills

Tired of being kicked out of their favorite spots near the Hunts Point Avenue subway station and in Park 52 on Kelly Street, Hunts Point skateboarders and inline skaters are looking for a home of their own. So they’ve decided to design and build one.

Art / Parks

New murals will light way through Hunts Point

New murals will light way through Hunts Point

Many of the workers at Sims Metal Management on Edgewater Road take an extra few minutes to enjoy the view these days, now that the fence around their scruffy scrap yard on the Bronx River is adorned with a series of huge, brightly-colored murals. “Every day I see the guys […]

Art / Business

Art and plantings guide residents to Hunts Point waterfront

sketch of proposed mural to be painted at the Sim's edgewater site on Edgewater Road.

By Stephanie Gooch sgooch825@yahoo.com By next spring, the Bronx River will meander along the walls of a grim industrial site on Edgewater Road, beside Hunts Point Riverside Park. Painted by artists commissioned by The Point CDC, the river will be rendered in a mural that traces its course from Westchester […]

Art / News

Rent hikes drive artists from BankNote building

Rent hikes drive artists from BankNote building

By Jeanmarie Evelly jmevelly@gmail.com When sculptor Albert Bensusen lost his studio in downtown Manhattan 10 years ago, a friend showed him pictures of a studio he’d just rented. “I said, ‘Wow, that’s beautiful. Where is it?’” the spry 79 year-old Bensusen recalled. To his surprise, the loft—with its high, airy […]

Art

If Hunts Point is discovered, can artists afford to stay?

If Hunts Point is discovered, can artists  afford to stay?

By Azriel James Relph azriel.james.relph@gmail.com Louis Nieves squints at the horizon, grasps his paintbrush, and sweeps pigmented oil across canvas, mimicking the colors and shapes of the setting sun over the brick buildings and bodegas of East 140th Street in Mott Haven. The South Bronx art scene is getting on […]

Art / Business / Environment

Art comes to Hunts Point industry

Art comes to Hunts Point industry

By Tenzin Tseyang ttseyang@hunter.cuny.edu What happens when you hand 10 artists the paint to cover 240 feet of blank canvas any way they wish? They create a “Village of murals,” in an effort to transform a bleak industrial section of Hunts Point into a more inviting route to the riverside.