The New York Times
Date: 2010-01-15
Author: Martha Schwendener

Article Mentions
Author, Martha Schwendener
Mentioned, Glenn Ligon
Mentioned, Patti Smith
Mentioned, Trisha Brown
Mentioned, Frank Rich
Mentioned, Philip Gefter
Mentioned, Andy Warhol
Mentioned, Jean-Michel Basquiat
Mentioned, Reena Spaulings
Mentioned, Peter Hujar
Mentioned, John Giorno
Mentioned, Robert Frank
Mentioned, Tom Verlaine
Mentioned, Allen Ginsberg
Mentioned, Art Review
Mentioned, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
What would the proverbial alien, beamed into the Grey Art Gallery for a viewing of Downtown Pix: Mining the Fales Archives, 1961-1991, discern about New York toward the end of the last millennium? Maybe this: That it was very gritty, very gay and very Caucasian. Downtown Pix: Mining the Fales Archives, 1961-1991, at Grey Art Gallery, includes Untitled, from David Wojnarowiczs Rimbaud in New York series. More Photos The latest on the arts, coverage of live events, critical reviews, multimedia extravaganzas and much more. Join the discussion.Organized by Philip Gefter, a former picture editor for The New York Times, the exhibition includes more than 300 photographs and serves as a kind of sequel to The Downtown Show: The New York Art Scene, ...(read more)
... What would the proverbial alien, beamed into the Grey Art Gallery for a viewing of Downtown Pix: Mining the Fales Archives, 1961-1991, discern about New York toward the end of the last millennium? Maybe this: That it was very gritty, very gay and ver ...
... whose Notes on the Margin of the Black Book (1991-93), took Mapplethorpe to task for his objectification and sexual stereotyping of black men. Also included in Downtown Pix are a couple of portraits of Alvin Ailey taken by Robert Alexander, a photog ...


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