Exhibition "Something Possible Everywhere: Pier 34, NYC 1983-84" Review in Art in America

Droitcour, Brian (2016) Exhibition "Something Possible Everywhere: Pier 34, NYC 1983-84" Review in Art in America. Art in America, ?. ISSN 0898-297X

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In 1983, David Wojnarowicz, Mike Bidlo, and other artists started making work in Pier 34, one of the abandoned shipping facilities on New York’s West Side. Andreas Sterzing, a German photojournalist, extensively documented their activities, for a 1984 story in Der Stern. Sterzing’s images of freshly painted murals, performances, and works-in-progress form the basis of “Something Possible Everywhere: Pier 34 NYC, 1983-84,” an exhibition organized by Jonathan Weinberg, an art historian and critic who has written on the piers for this magazine, for the Hunter College Art Galleries. Weinberg has interspersed Sterzing’s photographs among paintings and sculptures, often juxtaposing an image of an artist’s site-specific work on the pier with a gallery-ready one. [...]

Item Type: Article
ISSN: 0898-297X
Subjects: Arts > Photography > Photographs
Arts > Photography
Depositing User: Andreas Sterzing
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2017 12:30
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2022 16:32
URI: https://repository.falmouth.ac.uk/id/eprint/2113


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