Patina Du Prey's Memorial Dress. Hunter Reynolds.

Patina Du Prey's Memorial Dress

New York: 1994, 1994. 4 1/8 x 5 5/8" card, photographically illustrated on recto. Addressed and mailed at verso.

The announcement for the 1994 exhibition at 45 Greene Street, in which Hunter Reynolds, as his alter ego Patina du Prey, inhabited a silk ball gown printed with the names of 25,000 people lost to AIDS Viewers were invited to add names of their own. The exhibition was held in the year of the 25th anniversary of Stonewall.

"The dress?a site for both mourning and memorial?was continuously filled and emptied by the artist?s body, acting as a transgendered figure of witness and hope." - Creative Time website.

Several small abrasions to the postcard, with some frank marks to recto, else very good. Item #28268

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