We have partnered up with graffiti artist Al Diaz and City Point for a unique class in which the artist will share insight on the history of NYC Graffiti and teach a Graffiti alphabet class for kids 8+.
POSITIVE VIBRATIONS exhibition hosts an interactive class with legendary artist Al Diaz who will talk about his roots, his new book CITY OF KINGS: A History of NYC Graffiti, and teach a CREATE YOUR OWN GRAFFITI ALPHABET class. Tickets are $45 per child. All materials will be provided (no spray paint will be used in this class). Geared to kids 8-15 yrs.
Saturday, January 21st. Two 1 hour classes: 12 – 1 pm and 2 – 3 pm. The event will take place in the gallery space opposite of McNally Jackson book store at City Point in Downtown Brooklyn.
About the Artist: Al Díaz’s career spans five decades. His friendship and collaboration with schoolmate Jean-Michel Basquiat on SAMO©), and the iconic hip-hop record, “Beat Bop” are noted in contemporary art history. A sought-after expert on New York City counterculture art, he speaks at universities and museums. His mixed media work is shown and collected internationally.