TGIF: Are You Ready for #BOS2014 Because…

… it’s HERE! #BushwickOpenStudios kicks off today with a fantastic line-up of events. Officially on the books is our AiB Fellows Show Opening, the annual Seeking Space exhibition, and the BOS 2014 Launch Party! Additionally, there are as many openings, galleries, and parties as your feet can carry you to. If you are overwhelmed by the choices, or just want to get a more in depth look at some of your options, check out the AiB Blog’s top stories!

Manic Need and Human Perseverance: A Photographer Looks Back tells the story of two very different worlds and how one photographer, Meryl Meisler, approached them. Don’t miss your chance to see Meisler’s work in person at Bizarre Black Box Gallery this weekend!

Get a sneak peak into three artist’s studios! Check out More Detailed Than Life: Drawing by Leah Yerpe, the Pixelated and Gridded world of Eric Diehl, and Architecture and Anthropomorphism: Sculptures by Rory Baron.

11 Artists, a collective show opening tonight at Sets and Effects, features the work of artist/activist Fury Young who’s current projects include a concept album on the racial caste system of mass incarnation. Read more about his work in Addressing the Prison Cycle.

Want a look into the complex influences behind the intricate work of Graham Guerra’s Palimpsests? Have a read and then be sure to have a look with your own eyes this weekend!

Unique, Immutable, and Singular: Computer-Based Art at Transfer details how one gallery is handling the challenges of representing new media.

Brenda Ann Kenneally has been photographing the streets of Bushwick since 1996 and will be showing images of our beloved ‘hood as part of blokactivity: A People’s History.

The third Arts in Bushwick Panel Discussion, The Role of Art and Funding, will be taking place this Sunday at Brooklyn Fire Proof. If you are wondering what to expect when an expert panel gathers to hash out some of the more complex questions pertaining to the art world, read up on the last discussion in Transforming Cultural Capital: Work in Today’s Economy.

Keep your eyes on the AiB Blog as we will be posting our top studio, gallery, and event picks daily. Friend us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter + Instagram for a live feed of everything #BOS. Join the conversation about #BushwickOpenStudios and #BOS2014 and let us know where the good stuff is @artsinbushwick!

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