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The Stonewall Inn, 53 Christopher Street, New York

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

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

Date:

February 1994, printed September 1996

Artist:

Joel Sternfeld
American, born 1944

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Joel Sternfeld

Title

The Stonewall Inn, 53 Christopher Street, New York

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1994

Medium

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

Inscriptions

Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, on mount, along bottom edge, in black ink: "JS.213.0 1/7 The Stonewall Inn, 53 Christopher Street, New York, February 1994 N-February 1994 / P-September 1996 Joel Sternfeld" Patrons of this gay bar were arrested and beaten in a routine early morning police raid on June 28, 1969. In the nights that followed, hundreds of men and women demonstrated in the streets of Greenwich Village, despite the continued threat of police violence. These events came to be known as the Stonewall Rebellion. From the series, On This Site: Landscape in Memoriam

Dimensions

47.4 × 59.7 cm (image/paper); 63.1 × 76.4 cm (paper)

Credit Line

Gift of Jeanne and Richard S. Press

Reference Number

1998.844

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