Friday, March 25, 2005

Williamsburg: what goes around comes around

I took a walk around Williamsburg today. I have to admit I’ve avoided it in favor of the galleries in Chelsea, but after seeing a recent article in the NY Times about the imminent re-zoning of the Brooklyn waterfront, I felt compelled to check it out.
Funny, the scene there seemed like the East Village in the early eighties: lots of graffiti, scruffy boutiques and trendy restaurants interspersed by the bodegas and Polish restaurants.
I did manage to stop in an art gallery and the art on view also seemed eerily reminiscent of the East Village art of the eighties: what goes around comes around.

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