Lynne Cooke & Douglas Crimp, Mixed Use, Manhattan

curator Mixed Use, Manhattan
term fragility
duration 10 June — 27 September 2010
year 2010
courtesy of Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in collaboration with the Festival Internacional de Fotografía y Artes Visuales PhotoEspaña 2010

"The use of images of the New York from early deindustrialisation and abandonment of the city during the Seventies are juxtaposed in, and exposed to, the counterpoint of more recent works by artists who, fully aware of the practices of their predecessors, continue finding an aesthetic potential in this area. Mixed Use, Manhattan is based on atime when the city served as an experimentation workshop. In this place fundamental artistic aspects intertwine, such as the future of the performing arts or the relationship between work and exhibition spaces, with other high social significance, such as sexual identity, socialisation modes and uses of public space..."

 

More at the following link Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in collaboration with the Festival Internacional de Fotografía y Artes Visuales PhotoEspaña 2010.