The East Village Look— Again!
New York: Danceteria, 1984. Offset. 8 1⁄2 x 14 in. Very good; light edge toning. Item #6431
Press release for “The East Village Look—Again!”, hosted by Marguerite Van Cook of Ground Zero Gallery, and featuring artists such as David Wojnarowicz, Greer Lankton, Martin Wong, Luis Frangella, Stephen Lack, David West, and many more. Van Cook and her partner, James Romberger, had just opened Ground Zero and were asked by Danceteria promoter, Stephen Lewis to organize this exhibition. They approached all the galleries open in the East Village at that time, asking for contributions. That summer, the duo had taken over the former Civilian Warfare space after staging a celebrated series of “Acid Shows” at Kamikaze nightclub and Sensory Evolution Gallery. The next year, Van Cook and Romberger would participate in the “Wrecking Crew” with Frangella, West, Wojnarowicz, Marilyn Minter, Tess Hughes-Freeland, Carlo McCormick, and Christof Kohlhofer.
Among the galleries featured: Civilian Warfare, Fun, Eastman Wahmendorf, Gracie Mansion, B Side Gallery, 51X, Pat Hearn, Piezo Electric, Sensory Evolution, Nico Smith, Magic Gallery, Ground Zero, Vox Populi, Frank Bernaducci Gallery, One Stop, E.M. Donahue, Wolf Gallery, M-13, Executive, Nolo Contendere, Mo David, New Math, Semaphore East, Facchetti/Burk, St. Marks Gallery, Art City.