Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965

Inventing Downtown examines the NYC art scene during the fertile years of 1952–1965 from the vantage point of the city's artist-run galleries.
, 'Red Grooms transporting artwork to Reuben Gallery, New York,' 1960, Grey Art Gallery

John Cohen

Red Grooms transporting artwork to Reuben Gallery, New York, 1960

Grey Art Gallery

, 'We Are the Primitives of a New Era, from the Manifesto series,' ca. 1961, Grey Art Gallery

Aldo Tambellini

We Are the Primitives of a New Era, from the Manifesto series, ca. 1961

Grey Art Gallery

, 'Blue Blue Blue,' 1956, Grey Art Gallery

Allan Kaprow

Blue Blue Blue, 1956

Grey Art Gallery