Nancy Kitchel

May 4–15, 1974 112 Greene Street/Workshop

Nancy Kitchel, installation view, 1974

Exhibition Description

The artist placed black plastic over the windows to darken the workshop. White tables, each with a reading lamp, were set up allowing the viewer to examine texts and artifacts. The material dealt with love affairs, aging, relatives, memory, as well as a story about a girl who died after her attempts at witchcraft met with failure. Audio tapes and slide projections were also used. Pieces included: The Marriage of Jeannie DiazExorcismTouching My FaceMy Grandmother’s GesturesVisiting Hours, and Intruders (Memory Figures).

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

Related Material

Invitation for Nancy Kitchel, Installation, 1974

Nancy Kitchel, installation view, 1974