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at James Fuentes: Opening Reception for The Real Estate Show, Was Then: 1980

April 4, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

James Fuentes is honored to announce its forthcoming exhibition which will revisit a seminal exhibition called The Real Estate Show, which took place in 1980 at 123 Delancey Street. Organized by Colab, a group comprised of artists and activists to collectively generate exhibition opportunities, funding and resources for artists, The Real Estate Show took place in a city owned building that the organizers and artists utilized without permission from the city. The exhibition aimed to deal with what they saw as a real estate crisis in New York City for the non-­‐wealthy, the group dedicated the exhibition to Elizabeth Mangum, an African American woman killed by police and marshals as she resisted eviction in Flatbush.

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Concurrent Exhibitions:
The Real Estate Show, What Next: 2014 at Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space, 120 Essex Street (inside Essex Street Market), April 19 – May 18
RESx: The Real Estate Show Extended at ABC NoRio, 156 Rivington Street, April 9 – May 8
No City is an Island at The Lodge Gallery, 131 Chrystie Street, April 10 – May 11


April 4, 2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


James Fuentes
55 Delancey Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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