Billy Apple
Window Cleaning

June 5, 1971 112 Greene Street/Workshop
Installation view from Billy Apple's performance "Window Cleaning," 1971

Billy Apple’s performance “Window Cleaning,” installation view, 1971

Installation view from Billy Apple's performance "Window Cleaning," 1971

Billy Apple’s performance “Window Cleaning,” installation view, 1971

Billy Apple’s performance “Window Cleaning,” installation view, 1971

Exhibition Description

“Window Cleaning” was an activity in collaboration with Geoff Hendricks which took place in the basement. “A dirty window is two flat planes 1/8″ apart.” [Billy Apple’s artist’s statement]

Excerpted from Brentano, R., & Savitt, M. (1981). 112 Workshop, 112 Greene Street: History, artists & artworks. New York: New York University Press.

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Invitation for "Billy Apple: Window Cleaning," 1971

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Installation view from Billy Apple's performance "Window Cleaning," 1971
Installation view from Billy Apple's performance "Window Cleaning," 1971

Billy Apple’s performance “Window Cleaning,” installation view, 1971

Billy Apple’s performance “Window Cleaning,” installation view, 1971

Billy Apple’s performance “Window Cleaning,” installation view, 1971