Barbara Moore on The Fashion Show Poetry Event (1969)

Barbara Moore on The Fashion Show Poetry Event (1969)  | Events Calendar
Photo by Peter Moore / VAGA, New York; Courtesy Paula Cooper Gallery From the Fashion Show Poetry Event at the Americas Society, 1969. Outfit by Les Levine, modeled by Joy Bang, © Barbara Moore

E Village / LES

Bridget Donahue | 99 Bowery

Barbara Moore is an art historian, writer and director of the vast photographic archive of Peter Moore, a primary documentarian of late 20th-century performance. She will show never-previously-seen photographs of The Fashion Show Poetry Event that was organized by Hannah Weiner, Eduardo Costa, & John Perreault at the Center for Inter-American Relations on Park Avenue in 1969. The show featured imaginative one-of-a-kind and conceptual clothing by Alex Katz, Marisol Escobar, Claes Oldenburg, Andy Warhol, James Lee Byars & numerous other artists.

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