Sunday, August 29, 2010

Clayton Patterson

Clayton Patterson seen hanging out in front of Billy's Antiques at 78 East. Houston Street

"Born in 1948, in Calgary, Canada. Studies of art and design at various universities. Fights against the injustice of state-authorities. Since 1977 exhibitions in USA, Europe and Asia. In 1994 he organized the first NO! art show in his gallery after 20 NO! years. Took part in the NO!art-box multiple at Edition Hundertmark, 1996, and in the NO! art-show at Janos Gat Gallery in New York in 1998. Works as Documentary-, Libertarian-, and Tattoo-artist in New York together with his wife Elsa Rensaa and various social groups. Owns and runs the most voluminous and important NO! art video-archive. — Lives in New York."


Taken from his website which is linked below.

Clayton Patterson

The Astor Place Cube


The Cube, made by Bernard Rosenthal, was installed in 1967. It was originally intended to stay there for a six-month period, but eventually was petitioned to be kept there for good, by local residents. It can be spun on its vertical axis.