John Cohen and Thomas Crow

In conjunction with the exhibition Inventing Downtown:
Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965

John Cohen, photographer, musician, filmmaker, artist, and professor emeritus of visual arts, SUNY Purchase College; and Thomas Crow, Rosalie Solow Professor of Modern Art, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, and author of The Long March of Pop: Art, Music, and Design 1930–1995, will discuss Cohen’s role in the downtown art and music scene in the 1950s and early ’60s.

Co-sponsored by NYU’s Departments of Art History and Photography & Imaging, Institute of Fine Arts, and Grey Art Gallery.


Image: John Cohen, Red Grooms’s The Burning Building at the Delancey Street Museum, December 1959. Digital slideshow, 26 images, 2:00 min. Courtesy the photographer and L. Parker Stephenson Photographs, New York
Starts 2/22/17 7:00 pm
Ends 2/22/17 9:00 pm
Participants John Cohen and Thomas Crow
Location Silver Center, Room 300 (enter at 32 Waverly Place)
Cost Free


Program Types: Conversation