About This Artwork

Joel Sternfeld
American, born 1944

The Masjid-Al-Rasul, 11211 Central Avenue, Watts, Los Angeles, California, July 1993

Chromogenic print, from the series "On This Site: Landscape in Memoriam," edition 1 of 7
46.9 x 59.6 cm (image/paper); 70.3 x 82.7 cm (mount)
Inscribed and signed recto, on mount, lower right, below image, in black ink: "The Masjid-Al-Rasul, 11211 Central Avenue, Watts, Los Angeles. (July 1993) / 1/7 Joel Sternfeld"; unmarked recto

In this mosque, members of the Bloods and the Crips, rival Los Angeles gangs, negotiated and signed a truce on April 26, 1992.

From the series, On This Site: Landscape in Memoriam

Acquired from the Center for Documentary Studies, Duke University, through an Anonymous Gift, 1997.284

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "On This Site," December 14, 1996 - April 18, 1997.

PaceWildensteinMacGill, Beverly Hills, CA, "On This Site," April 25 -June 6, 1997.

Interpretive Resources

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