Razi Mizrahi’s work recaptures the singular beauty of discarded objects from the city streets, repurposed into a new industrial frame, and transfigured by the natural surroundings of New York’s urban landscape.

Current Exhibition

 

Taking It To (and From) the Streets, solo exhibition


March 18 - April 14 1 pm to 6 pm  

Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition (BWAC.org) Lower gallery

481 Van Brunt Street, Red Hook, Brooklyn


Presented in conjunction with "Painting to Survive," in a 10,000 s.f. pre-civil war warehouse facing the New York Harbor and Statue of Liberty. Space is generously donated by The O’Connell Organization and Kings Harbor View Associates.  

Urban Art

Materials

Wood, Metal, Canvas, Rope, Wire, Leather, Fabric, Housepaint, Windows, Book pages, Bark, Burl, Dry lemon rinds, Glass, Chalk, Carpet, Hay, Chains, Hooks, Cellar doors, Oak doors, Shutters, Wood Paneling, Squash, Linen, Plumbing pipe, Piano keys, Keys, Metal studs, Steamer trunks, Desk tools, Desiccated clementines, Clock parts, Car parts, Doll parts, Jewelry, Trowels, Twigs, Disassembled chairs, Utility covers, Fire hydrant tops, Fuzz, Shells, Leaves, Dry flowers, Rollers, Razors, Mattress springs, Mango pits, Poetry stanzas, Accordions, Toys, Tulle, Tacks, Fur, Broken frames, Turtle shell, Vegetable stems, Sink parts, Dials, Pulleys, Brackets, Beads, Bugs, Exotic plant specimens, Flattened lizards, May & Jesus, Tiny bird bones, Postage stamps, Moss, Dry tea, Corks, Ceramics, Coat racks, Soap dishes, Rusted anything, Most anything burned, One half-smoked cigar, and a few other bits of engaging detritus.  

Website in progress

...soon uploading more collage images at this space

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Assemblage

(art) a work of art made by grouping found or unrelated objects; also act of fitting parts together; gathering; act of coming together; early 18th c. also assemblement, assemblance, late 15c.

Bricolage

(art or literature) construction or creation from a diverse range of available things; mid 20th c. French, from bricoler  do odd jobs, repair.

Collage

(visual art) a combination or collection of various things; lit. gluing or pasting, 1919, from Old French coller "to glue," from Greek kolla "glue." 

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"Imagine This" Exhibition at BWAC, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition 

2016 October

Wooden panels & carved orbs for hanging piece, brass door handle contributed by Alex Barbieri, fellow BWAC member

2016 October

"Urban Undress" Exhibition at BWAC

2016 July

BWAC Art Show Adds Local Color To Red Hook,  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/thane-rosenbaum/bwac-art-show-adds-local-_b_11159940.html

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Doll parts contributed by Marcie: a new element and therefore a new perspective on the layered collages framed in strips of deck wood.

"Imagine This" Exhibition, BWAC

All RaziMizrahi works are created from repurposed found (and donated!) objects.

2016 September

"Urban Undress" Exhibition at BWAC

2016 July

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Tokens from viewers to be integrated into artworks

Brake pads and umbrella skeleton found in a parking lot

Nearly finished works


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Materials: Bumble bee and leather strap

"Imagine This" Exhibition, BWAC

2016 October

Construction cement and plaster

2016 October 

Works in Progress

2016 October