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An Evening with Douglas Crimp

Thursday, October 5, 2017
7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Memorial Art Gallery

John Baldessari, "Hands Framing New York Harbor (from Projects: Pier 18)," 1971. Photo by Shunk-Kender.

Come celebrate art critic Douglas Crimp’s recently published memoir and cultural history of New York in the 1970s, "Before Pictures." Crimp is the Fanny Knapp Allen Professor of Art History at the University of Rochester. The author will deliver a reading from his memoir, followed by a conversation with VCS program director Rachel Haidu. 

The book will be available for purchase at the event.

Photograph above: John Baldessari, "Hands Framing New York Harbor (from Projects: Pier 18)," 1971. Photo by Shunk-Kender. Courtesy John Baldessari, photograph (c) The J. Paul Getty Trust. The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles.

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