Adieu to Two Local Galleries

Christelle de Castro's "Julesy, Accident," 2011, part of the exhibition "**The Show Must Go On" at Capricious Space.

Williamsburg will soon lose two more beloved galleries. The Hogar Collection, which has graced Grand Street for the last eight years, closes shop at the end of February, and Capricious Space disappears as of mid-March.

Photo of the Day Feb 21 2011

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