RE:FORM School is an interesting initiative that brings art to the recently closed Nolita school. They teamed up with a series of high profile artists for a pop-up gallery. Curated Magazine managed to review the exhibition.
“RE:FORM SCHOOL is a high profile, pop up art exhibition, event series, and public awareness campaign in support of letsRedu.com. It is designed to bring together and engage the creative community in the drive to reform the American public education system. Public education is positioned to have its pop culture moment in 2010.
Supported by artists such as Shepard Fairey, Chris Johnson, Jo Jackson, Swoon, Ron English, FAILE, Maya Hayuk and WK Interact, as well as over 100 others, the exhibition will feature their new works based on the shows 5 main themes: Knowledge is Power, Community, Teachers Inspire, Creativity and Innovation.”