Thor Equities has announced its summer 2018 program for Coney Art Walls, the outdoor museum of street art curated by Joseph Sitt and Jeffrey Deitch. Located at 3050 Stillwell Avenue in Coney Island, the public art wall project will debut on Friday, May 25th, and remain open from 12pm to 8pm daily through September 2018.
“We are excited to launch our fourth consecutive year of Coney Art Walls, which has helped revitalize Coney Island by welcoming tens of thousands of visitors a year to view our amazing murals as well as eat, drink and be entertained,” Joseph Sitt, CEO of Thor Equities.
Coney Art Walls features works from renowned artists including Crash, Daze, Lee Quinones, Ron English and Miss Van, as well as Aiko, Alexis Diaz, Buff Monster, Chris Stain, D*Face, Eine, eL Seed, Ganzeer, Haze, How & Nosm, Icy & Sot, IRAK, Jim Drain, John Ahearn, Kashink, Lady Pink, The London Police, Mark Bode, Mister Cartoon, Nina Chanel Abney, Nychos, Pose, RETNA, Shantell Martin, Sheryo & The Yok, Tats Cru, Skewville, and Tristan Eaton.
Throughout the summer, Coney Art Walls will host Magic Carousel Sundays in collaboration with Live On Air Events. The space will be transformed each Sunday into a lush, open-air oasis, featuring renowned DJs from across the globe, a massive turf lawn, bars, tables and daybeds. Events include:
– Renowned DJ/Producer Timmy Trumpet and Breathe Carolina perform on May 27th
– Producer/DJ duo Vinai brings a wave of big room house on June 3rd
– Lil Jon presents his electric DJ set on June 10th
– Sandra Collins and Robbie Rivera spin on June 17th
– Award-winning DJ and producer Quintino performs on Sunday, July 1st
Bordered by Bowery Street, West 15th Street and Stillwell Avenue near the Coney Island boardwalk and beach, Coney Art Walls is adjacent to the original Nathan’s restaurant and across from Wahlburgers, IT’SUGAR, and the Nets Shop by Adidas. Located in the heart of the Coney Island Amusement District, the site is also close to Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park, Luna Park, the Cyclone, New York Aquarium, the Ford Amphitheater and MCU Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones.
Photo Credit Martha Cooper