one giant buzzkill when these pioneers went aways.

Long before the days of Freemans Alley and other taxidermy havens along Rivington sat a gallery which launched an artist of many.  Mirabelle Marden and Melissa Bent helped re-establish the Lower East Side as a desirable place beyond the glossy West Chelsea Galleries and what we all know uptown.

i liked this:

Uri Aran, Dogs and Cats, 2008