Emily Harvey opens a new exhibition space in Venice, Italy, on Tuesday,
June 5; the title of her inaugural show is 537 Broadway Comes to Venice!
The Broadway address is that of the Emily Harvey Gallery in New York, which is housed in the nineteenth-century cast-iron loft building founded as a co-op in 1974 by George Maciunas -- ringmaster, Doge and eminence grise of the Fluxus movement.
In addition to celebrating two full decades of international activity on the part of Emily Harvey, 537 Broadway Comes to Venice! also launches Emily Harvey Associazione Culturale, a non-profit center for exhibitions in Venice, Italy.
Emily Harvey Associazione Culturale will focus on Fluxus, intermedia, video installations and poesia visiva. In addition to exhibitions, the association will sponsor projects and publications that explore these areas of research.
537 Broadway Comes to Venice! will feature artists with whom Harvey has long been associated: Ay-O, George Brecht, Henning Christiansen, Philip Corner, Jean Dupuy, Albert Fine, Henry Flynt, Ken Friedman, Al Hansen, Geoffrey Hendricks, Dick Higgins, Joe Jones, Alison Knowles, Larry Miller, Yoko Ono, Nam June Paik, Ben Patterson, Takako Saito, Carolee Schneemann,
Serge III, Berty Skuber, Daniel Spoerri, William Stone, Ben Vautier, Yoshi Wada, Bob Watts, Emmett Williams, Christian Xatrec, La Monte Young, and Marian Zazeela.
Emily Harvey Associazione Culturale is located at the foot of the Rialto Bridge Arcade at:
San Polo, 387
The opening of the exhibition will take place on Tuesday, June 5, 2001, at
537 Broadway Comes to Venice! runs from June 6 to July 7. The center is open every day from Tuesday through Saturday, 4-7 p.m.