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Randal Wilcox

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Alvin Baltrop at Third Streaming March 16th, 2011 - May 14th, 2011
Posted 4/3/11

The Hudson River Piers beneath the old West Side Elevated Highway had a reputation for being a place where cutting-edge art making occurred. While Gordon Matta-Clark, Vito Acconci, Richard Serra, and the graffiti artist Tava among others used the Piers to create site-specific interventions and performances, Alvin Baltrop (1948-2004) chose to focus his attention on what many people feared and reviled about the location. From the mid 1970s until their complete demolition in 1989, Baltrop’s photogra... [more]

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