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City Planning: What it Means for Newark, 1913 Broadside; Letterpress 23 3/4 X 15 1/2 Inches © Special Collections Division, Newark Public Library, Newark, NJ
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On Making a City to be Proud of, 1913 Broadside; Letterpress 23 3/8 X 14 9/16 Inches © Special Collections Division, Newark Public Library, Newark, NJ
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Gide, 2005 Tempera on Nylon, in Two Parts 58 X 44 Inches © Courtesy of the artist
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Your House Is Mine, 1991 Screenprint, Lithograph, Spray-paint, Collage,two Vellum End Sheets, Wood Covers Cased in Lead, With a Bolt Binding 40 Pages © Courtesy Booklyn Brooklyn, NY
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Gentrification is..., 2010-2012 Folded Two-sided Xeroxes Dimensions Variable © Courtesy of the artist
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Broken Promises/ Falsas Promesa, South Bronx, NY, 1980 Inkjet Print From Color Slide 9 X 12 © Courtesy of the artist
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The Monuments of Passaic, 1967 Article From Artforum © Special Collections Division, Newark Public Library, Newark, NJ
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Newark Hidden City Project: Rethinking the City, 1992 Metametrics/ Aljira 6 X 4 1/2 Inches © Special Collections Division, Newark Public Library, Newark, NJ
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A Day in the City: A Photo Documentary, 1988 Exhibition Catalogue 8 1/4 X 5 1/2 Inches © Special Collections Division, Newark Public Library, Newark, NJ
Promesas (Promises)
Curated by: Emma Wilcox

300 Pompton Rd.
Wayne, NJ 07470
November 25th, 2012 - December 14th, 2012
Opening: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.wpunj.edu/coac/gallery/index....
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
other (outside main areas)
EMAIL:  
johnsene@wpunj.edu
PHONE:  
973-720-2654
OPEN HOURS:  
Mon - Fri, 10am - 5pm; and select Sundays, 12 - 4pm

DESCRIPTION

This selection of historical and contemporary works investigates the same themes as Wilcox's photographs, revealing the idealism and harsh realities of urban planning.