If you’re a contemporary-art lover trekking out to Queens to ogle whatever’s inside P.S. 1, you’ll be happy to note that there’s more to see just a stone’s throw away—just look outside. 5 Pointz: The Institute of Higher Burnin’ is an old factory building whose walls are a museum. Curated by freelance artist Meres, the site has been described as “a living collage,” constantly being painted over by the most talented graffiti artists and taggers from around the world. Aside from curious onlookers, 5 Pointz regularly attracts filmmakers, dancers, emcees, and other artists who use the spot as a place to practice their craft. If you take the 7 train to LIC, the cornucopia of colors and detailed urban artistry will hit you right in the face.

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45-46 Davis St.
Long Island City NY 11101


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