Art Oct 7, 2011

Video | PBS Arts Off Book piece on Swoon and Olek

PBS Arts Off Book blog, recently produced a video documenting two of our favorite female street artists; Olek and Swoon. The street is a space where art thrives, and a place where artists can shape the public aesthetic. Olek, a … Read more
Art Oct 4, 2011

Olek Crochets Astor Place Cube

After crocheting the Wall Street Bull about a year ago, artist Olek is back with her knitted art. In line with demonstrations going on at Wall Street by the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ movement against the financial system and the reign … Read more
Art Aug 14, 2011

Recap | Olek at Jonathan Levine Gallery, NYC

On the heels of her private installation at Primary Wave, Olek opened a solo show at the Jonathan Levine Gallery last Thursday entitled “The Bad Artists Imitate, The Great Artists Steal.” The exhibition includes Olek’s interpretation… Read more
Uncategorized Jul 15, 2011

Recap | Olek “Knitting Is For P*****”

Primary Wave Music is hosting select pieces from Olek’s recent Knitting Is For P*****, an exhibition that first premiered at the Christopher Henry Gallery. Olek’s “Yoko Ono Grapefruit tribute” and her signature full body crocheted… Read more
Uncategorized Jan 6, 2011

Knitting Is For Pussies

Big stunts aren’t for nothing in this era of street art. Fresh off clothing the Wall St. Bull, Olek‘s “Knitting is for Pussies” gets a curtain call at Christopher Henry Gallery. The artist’s statement - A loop after a loop. … Read more
Video Jan 2, 2011

Olek and the Bull

As reported, Olek dressed the Wall Street Bull on Christmas Eve. A few days after, the artist released this video. Enjoy the dressing in live action. Read more
Uncategorized Dec 27, 2010

Olek Hits the Wall Street Bull

Animal NY reports, “NYC’s Crocheted Olek (a.k.a. Polish-born Agata Olek) hit up the Wall Street Bull and encapsulated it inside knitted neon. “It lasted 2 hours,” she says, “but it was there…” And there it was. Since the bull… Read more
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