It’s A “Cruel Summer” In NYC

August 6, 2014 | Bucky Turco

A group show featuring two dozen graffiti and street artists opens tonight at Jonathan LeVine Gallery. Curated by longtime author/documentarian/organizer-of-things Roger Gastman, “Cruel Summer” includes work from the likes of BLADE, HAZE, RIME, REVOK, POSE, Mark Bode, Shepard Fairey, DABS MYLA, and many other notables gaining ground on the graffiti/street circuit. The exhibit will be divided between the gallery’s two Chelsea locations and the times are staggered (6pm-8pm at 557C West 23rd Street, 7pm-9pm at 529 West 20th Street). “Cruel Summer,” Group show, Aug 6 – 23, Jonathan LeVine Gallery, 557C West 23rd Street and 529 West 20th Street (Photos Courtesy Jonathan LeVine Gallery)