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Living Gallery curating anything-goes 3D collection

By Danielle Furfaro - Source: http://www.brooklynpaper.com

Over easy: Nyssa Frank shows off a Fabrege egg made by students that is one of the first installations at the Bushwick Sculpture Garden on Broadway.  Photo by Stefano Giovannini

Over easy: Nyssa Frank shows off a Fabrege egg made by students that is one of the first installations at the Bushwick Sculpture Garden on Broadway. Photo by Stefano Giovannini


Call it BYO-sculpture.

At the new Bushwick Sculpture Garden, which started up in a community garden on Broadway between Stockton Street and Lewis Avenue over the weekend, caretakers have an open submission policy for three-dimensional artwork. That means sculptors who want to show their work in this corner of the of Bushwick, beneath the elevated J and Z tracks, don’t have to endure the scrutiny of dealers, critics or focus groups — or even be particularly good.

“I’m not going to say no to something that I think is ugly,” said curator Nyssa Frank, who runs the Living Gallery also on Broadway. “The only criteria is that the work is positive and not offensive.”

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