Brooklyn’s Pandemic Gallery is hosting a solo show of Leon Reid IV‘s artwork next month. Leon Reid IV is probably better known as Darius from the duo Darius and Downey. In true Brooklyn fashion, the event is sponsored by PBR, but Reid is no hipster street artist cashing in on a fad. Over the past decade, his sculptures have pushed street art forward, and with his move into public art, Reid is a great example of street art gaining legitimacy among traditional art institutions (for better or worse).
A Decade of Public Art opens on April 16th and runs through May 8th. Here’s a video teaser: