The Masjid-Al-Rasul, 11211 Central Avenue, Watts, Los Angeles, California, from the series "On This Site: Landscape in Memoriam"
United States (Artist's nationality)
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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
Extended information about this artwork
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.
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