The Piers: Art & Sex Along the New York Waterfront

A Lecture by Jonathan Weinberg

Jonathan Weinberg, artist and art historian will discuss how the Hudson piers below 14th street were used and transformed by avant-garde artists and a new emerging gay subculture in the 1970s and early 1980s. He will also spotlight the upcoming exhibition he curated with Darren Jones on the same subject that will be on view at the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in SoHo from April 3-May 12. The exhibition will include the work of Vito Acconci, John Fekner, Leonard Fink, Ivan Galietti, Frank Hallam, Peter Hujar, Gordon Matta-Clark, Uzi Parnes, Shelley Seccombe, Shunk and Kender, Lee Snider, Stanley Stellar, Tava, Arthur Tress, and David Wojnarowicz.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
6:30 pm

King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center at NYU
53 Washington Square South, Suite 201
(between Sullivan & Thompson Streets)