Politics and Nature… And Some Things In Between organized by Lucy Lippard

February 18–March 3, 1977 112 Greene Street/Workshop

Participating Artists

Helen Demott
Lauren Ewing
Su Friedrich
Abigal Gerd
Joanne Leonard
Bonnie Shrek
Sullen Snyder
Amy Stromsten
Athena Tacha

Exhibition Description

Lucy Lippard chose artists who had never had one-woman shows and ranged in age and geographical location. The work represented a wide variety of style and intent. Helen Demott (New York City) exhibited video tapes of waves and drawings of wave structure; Lauren Ewing (Williamstown, Massachusetts) exhibited color video work; Su Friedrich (New York City) exhibited photographs of mannequins and African women; Abigail Gard (New York City) exhibited abstract wooden sculpture; Joanne Leonard (Berkeley, California) exhibited photo collage journals; Bonnie Sherk (San Francisco, California) exhibited photo documentation of portable park projects and urban landscapes; Sullen Snyder (New York City) exhibited photographs of nursing homes, men, women, and children; Amy Stromsten (Montclaire, New jersey) exhibited social landscapes; and Athena Tacha (Oberlin, Ohio) exhibited a series of friezes of color nature photography.

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

Related Material

Poster for Politics and Nature… And Some Things In Between, 1977