Mixed Use, Manhattan: Photography and Related Practices 1970s to the present

Through September 27th at the Reina Sofia, Mixed Use, Manhattan: Photography and Related Practices 1970s to the present, organized by Lynne Cooke and Douglas Crimp, considering among other topics zoning, deindustrialization, redevelopment, cruising, and flânerie.

The catalog, from MIT, includes an autobiographical story by David Wojnarowicz, and essays by Johanna Burton, Lytle Shaw, Juan Suárez, Cooke and Crimp.

A series of public programs includes a lecture by Ann Reynolds, “The Spatial Aesthetics of Urban Renewal,” as well as discussions with Matthew Buckingham, Suárez, Rosalyn Deutsche, Burton, and the curators, and a film series.

Among the artists represented are Alvin Baltrop, Jennifer Bolande, Stefan Brecht, Roy Colmer, William Gedney, Bernard Guillot, Donald Moffett, James Nares, Barbara Probst, Emily Roysdon, Harry Shunk & Janos Kender, Charles Simonds, and Wojnarowicz.

David Velasco chronicled the June opening for Artforum.com. Images and comment by Elisabeth Lebovici at Le Beau Vice.

Updated October 2010.