Above is the original LMCC leaflet advertising all of the culture you could soak up in Lower Manhattan on July 4, 1980 including Creative Time’s Art on the Beach 2! Above on the right is Nancy Rubins’s “Untitled,” (1980), one of dozens of artists’ projects on display on the extensive landfill of Battery Park City. Click through to our Facebook Milestone for more info.
The Contest by Judy Wendkos, at Art on the Beach 3 (1981)
Gina Wendkos created a full-scale beach club with plaster swimming pool, deck chairs, and umbrellas that served as a backdrop for the performance piece The Contest, in which she marshaled legions of aspiring bathing-beauties and celebrity look-alikes into a performative display.
Clicking the pic goes to our Facebook Timeline where, each day, we’re rolling out a year of historic Creative Time projects as “Milestones.”