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Olek’s Orchard Street Yarn Cart Hoisted on High

Posted November 8, 2011 at 10:18 am

Late last week, Olek’s “heart” yarn cart outside 147 Orchard street was elevated to new heights.

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Olek’s Latest is Actually a Banksy Nod

Posted February 25, 2011 at 2:05 pm

On second thought, that new Olek piece hanging atop 358 Broome is actually a nod to Banksy.

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Olek Hoists Yarn Flower Atop 358 Broome

Last modified February 26, 2011 at 11:13 am

Big ups to neighborhood favorite Olek for taking her crocheted artwork to precarious levels.

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New Olek Exhibit at NY Studio Gallery

Posted February 23, 2011 at 6:18 am

Capitalizing on the momentum from recent press placements, crochet artist extraordinaire Olek has another local exhibit on display.

Olek Exhibit Revived at Christopher Henry Gallery

Last modified January 5, 2011 at 10:51 am

Olek is jumpstarting her “Knitting is for Pus****” exhibit at the Christopher Henry Gallery.

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Olek Crocheted the Wall Street Bull

Last modified December 27, 2010 at 2:02 pm

Olek’s ambitious new project was short-lived, but no less impressive.

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Olek Exhibit at Christopher Henry Gallery Extended

Posted October 25, 2010 at 6:12 am

Olek’s stunning yarn bikes and yarn car seem to have captivated the neighborhood.  In our daily travels, we often see her artwork attracting gazes and photo lenses alike. Without fail.  So much so, that the Christopher Henry Gallery has decided to extend her exhibit, “Knitting is for Pus****.” Now’s your chance to check it out.

Children’s Yarn Bike Spotted at Bowery and Delancey

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:18 am

Well, wouldn’t you know it – the two neighborhood yarn bikes mated in the back of the yarn car and birthed a baby. Their offspring now sits in the intersection of Bowery and Delancey.  Of course, this particular crocheted children’s bicycle was placed in the traffic median by Olek, whose work has captured the minds […]

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Olek’s New Yarn Car Exhibit

Posted September 30, 2010 at 6:27 am

Looks like Polish artist Olek is back on the beat, easily one-upping her previous yarn bike effort. Parked outside the Christopher Henry Gallery at 127 Elizabeth Street is this fabulous yarn car.  It’s sheathed in a sleeve of bright colors and interesting patterns, and quite hard to miss.