Exhibition in Bobst Library “Episodes of the City: New York as a Source Book”

“Episodes of the City: New York as a Source Book”“Episodes of the City,” an exhibition of wallworks and artist’s books by Joyce Cutler-Shaw, will be on display at New York University’s Tracey/Barry Gallery, 3rd floor of Bobst Library, 70 Washington Square South, from May 30 through August 16.

Highlights of “Episodes of the City” include a wall display, “Our hidden history written in an alphabet of bones,” with digitally screened background images of Washington Square (in collaboration with The Harlem Textile Works) and enlarged artist’s drawings representing the history of Washington Square Park; a wall exhibit, “what is your name?”, featuring the artist’s “Namewall” of 1974, the first public installation at the LA Airport in which thousands of international first names retiled a 265-foot wall of the international terminal; and a wall of artists books and images, “the poet’s house is my house,” with drawings of Edgar Allen Poe’s cottage in the Bronx.

Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and photo ID is required for admission.

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