82-70 Austin Street, Kew Gardens, Queens, New York

A work made of chromogenic print, from the series "on this site: lanscape in memoriam," edition 1 of 7.

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  • A work made of chromogenic print, from the series "on this site: lanscape in memoriam," edition 1 of 7.

Date:

November 1995, printed September 1996

Artist:

Joel Sternfeld
American, born 1944

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Artist

Joel Sternfeld

Title

82-70 Austin Street, Kew Gardens, Queens, New York

Origin

United States

Date

1995

Medium

Chromogenic print, from the series "On This Site: Lanscape in Memoriam," edition 1 of 7

Inscriptions

Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, on mount, along bottom edge, in black ink: "JS.212.0 1/7 87-70 Austin Ave [crossed out] Street, Kew Gardens, Queens, New York, November 1995 N-November 1995 / P-September 1996 Joel Sternfeld" Kitty Genovese was repeatedly stabbed outside her apartment in the early morning hours of March 13, 1964. Thirty-eight people heard her cries for help. Although the attack lasted over half an hour, not a single person called the police until after she had died. From the series, On This Site: Landscape in Memoriam

Dimensions

47.5 x 59.7 cm (image/paper); 63.4 x 75.7 cm (mount)

Credit Line

Gift of Jeanne and Richard S. Press

Reference Number

1997.777.4

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