Downtown: Revisiting the Birthplace of the Artistic Counterculture

In conjunction with the exhibition The Downtown Show

Join Marvin J. Taylor, editor of The Downtown Book: The New York Art Scene 1974–1984 and Director, Fales Library, and Lynn Gumpert, Director, Grey Art Gallery, and a contributor to the book, for a glimpse into New York’s artistic counterculture. They will discuss the development of their joint Downtown project—which comprises both the book and The Downtown Show—focusing on the scene that shaped a generation of experimental and outsider artists.

Organized by the Makor/Steinhardt Center of the 92nd Street Y.

Starts 2/23/06 12:00 pm
Ends 2/23/06 2:00 pm
Participants Marvin J. Taylor, Lynn Gumpert
Cost Admission: $16 general, $10 with NYU student i.d.

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Program Types: Conversation