How does New York's art scene in 2012 compare to the celebrated decades of yore? Are comparisons between today's Brooklyn and yesteryear's Downtown Manhattan valid?
The Lower East Side has seen an explosion of new galleries, but where is art now being created? The most recent Bushwick Open Studios listed 500+ participating artists. Brooklyn Museum has launched "GO", a community-curated open studio project, which states that "Brooklyn is home to more artists than anywhere else in the United States, making it the creative capital of the art world."
Is New York City, including all 5 boroughs, still the creative capital of the art world?