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Famous Original

  • 212 Arts 240 East 4th Street New York, NY, 10009 United States (map)

“I wanted to paint food that is inherently New York and food that truly defines NYC. I have traveled the world and I tried to capture the things we just do better and things you cannot even come close to duplicating outside of NY. To the naked eye, I guess these are just some painting of food but to me they are memories.  They are a proclamation of love for my city, love of my experiences, love for my friends, love for my family.” Damon Johnson


212 Arts is pleased to present Famous Original, a solo exhibition of Acclaimed artist Damon Johnson. His new series is inspired by his love of New York’s culinary treasures. His paintings take you on a journey stretching from the Lower East Side’s rich history of pastrami to the hallowed institutions of New York’s pizza havens. If you’re a true connoisseur and have your opinion on where to get the best bagel, slice, or sub in New York this show really is for you.

Earlier Event: January 12
Subway VS Freeway
Later Event: February 23
Jagged Tears