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Art lovers, put the pedal to the metal.

Time is running out on the coolest art exhibit in the most unlikely spot: a Park Slope motorcycle repair shop and after-hours biker hangout.

Now through Nov. 3, 11 Bushwick artists are showing large-scale paintings, sculpture and drawings in the Vax Moto garage on Third Avenue — a grease- and gear-filled setting that provides a curatorial complement to the rough and deconstructed works.

“It’s a very hard-core motorcycle man-cave — I just really don’t know how else to describe it,” said Vax Moto owner Justin Walters, who will host a blowout bash on the closing night. “To come walking through a full-blown motorcycle garage, with rows and rows of motorcycles and the smell of it all, and then to come into the art world is a phenomenal mix.”

That’s part of the philosophy of the exhibit’s co-curator, Krista Saunders, whose roving G-Train Salon is used to adapting to unfamiliar spaces.

“Making something that’s tailored to a specific place is something you literally can’t see anywhere else, at any other time,” Saunders said. “We like exploring the possibility of art being integrating into everyday life — you don’t have to go to a museum or a traditional gallery to see art.”

G-Train Salon at Vax Moto Motorcycle Garage [523 Third Ave. between 12th and 13 streets in Park Slope, (917) 861-9294], through Nov. 3. Free. For info, visit www.gtrainsalon.blogspot.com.

Reach Arts Editor Juliet Linderman at jlinderman@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-8309.
Updated 5:27 pm, July 9, 2018
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