25 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend
The New York Times, June 20, 2019

By Holland Cotter and others

‘ART AFTER STONEWALL, 1969-1989’ at Grey Art Gallery (through July 20) and at Leslie-Lohman Museum (through July 21). For this summer’s half-century anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots, substantial displays of art produced in the long wake of the uprising are filling New York City museums and public spaces. The largest is this two-part exhibition, organized by Jonathan Weinberg and shared by Grey Art Gallery at N.Y.U. and Leslie-Lohman Museum. The Leslie-Lohman half, which focuses on the 1970s and has lots of archival matter, feels tight and combustible. Much of what’s in it was hot off the political burner, responsive to crisis conditions. The pace at Grey, where much of the work dates from the 1980s, is more measured, but has tensions of its own as the story encompasses AIDS and the culture wars. (Holland Cotter)
212-998-6780, greyartgallery.nyu.edu 
212-431-2609, leslielohman.org

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