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Top: World War II Housing, Vancouver, BC, 1978; Bottom: New Row Houses, Newark, NJ, 1966

A work made of chromogenic color prints (2).
© Dan Graham.

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  • A work made of chromogenic color prints (2).

Date:

1966 and 1978

Artist:

Dan Graham
American, 1942-2022

About this artwork

An interest in the social habits that shape our perceptions of one another and our built environment marks Dan Graham’s interdisciplinary practice, which encompasses photography, film and video, performance, and site-specific installations. New Row Houses was taken as part of his pivotal Conceptual work Homes for America. First presented in 1966 as a slideshow, the project comprised photographs of housing developments that Graham captured during his frequent commute between New York City and his parents’ home in Westfield, New Jersey. Graham emphasized the repetitive, reductive nature of a mass-produced suburban landscape in a way that suggested that Minimal Art might be found and interpreted to greater effect in the real world. The project appeared in multiple forms, including an illustrated article in Arts Magazine. Graham continued to take photographs of these structures well into the 1970s, even as he developed his own architectural forms.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Dan Graham

Title

Top: World War II Housing, Vancouver, BC, 1978; Bottom: New Row Houses, Newark, NJ, 1966

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1978

Medium

Chromogenic color prints (2)

Dimensions

Image/paper, upper: 24.8 × 33 cm (9 13/16 × 13 in.); Image/paper, lower: 23.3 × 33.4 cm (9 3/16 × 13 3/16 in.); Mount: 71.2 × 51 cm (28 1/16 × 20 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Boardroom, Inc.

Reference Number

1992.572

Copyright

© Dan Graham.

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