Poppin’ Ain’t Easy: A look at the defunct Collective Hardware artist pop up

Collective Hardware used to run a pop-up co-opt from a former hardware store on 169 Bowery. They opened their space to artists, monster-costume makers, fashion boutiques, not-for-profits and not-making-profits. Even the roof of the five-story space was communal, housing a large garden with beautiful vegetables. “I can give an unknown artist an opportunity to show in a place that consistently … Read More