Art after Stonewall
4 Columns, May 3, 2019

By Johanna Fateman

If you walk by the Stonewall Inn regularly, it can become just another gay bar, notable mostly for its scrappy endurance in the gentrified-beyond-belief West Village. With its three-and-a-half-star Yelp rating and window-box cages decorated with little rainbow flags, snuggled next to QQ Nails & Spa on Christopher Street, it’s an unlikely national monument—a designation bestowed by President Obama in a strangely distant time, not three years ago. There is a holographic quality to the unassuming Stonewall, though; a double image from the past is always there if you look.

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