DMH Spotlight - Lower East Side Gallery Scene, 1984 Back

 

 

Simon Cerigo Dan Asher Nancy Smith pop up painting show on the Bowery June 6 and 7 in NYC!

 

Color pics of Shafrazi, Hearn, Sal Ala, Cutrone, Cyphers, etc....

 

Richard Hambleton and Ronald Sosinski at party at Kamikaze, NYC, 1984

All photographs Copyright © Diana Mara Henry


In June, August,September and October 1984, Diana Mara Henry frequented the Lower East Side Gallery openings with Noel Mapstead and friends. Thirty-two years later, they exhibited together again. Please email us if you recognize the folks in these photos. Scans of image (for personal display only and not for reproduction publication or distribution) will be sent in thanks for photo id's.

 

See collection of ephemera here!

Blow-ups, scroll down....

And see additional photographs here

Please help us identify more!

Thank you, Lisa McDonald,Doug Milford’s partner from Piezo Electric! Thanks so much also to Frank Bernarducci, James Romberger, Doug Milford, Keiko Bonk, Judith Hugentobler, Theo Cerigo. Ronald Sosinski ,Marguerite Van Cook, John Mozzer, Stephen Snyder and in November, 2016, Florian Michel....

Roll 1A: Gameshow June 1984 ( above )

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 Kim Keever; Ruth Kligman; Tammy Muse; Planetella; Michael Roman; James Romberger; Nick Zedd; Amelia Faulkner ,"Stephen Style is very tall guy in baseball cap in a few of these photos. He had Sensory Evolution Gallery... It was for just a minute." Also, Cy Ross, "Katze", Donald Baechler...

Roll 1B: Lori Easide on trampoline. John Cage reading!

Thank you for your id's and for sending photos of you back in the day, Florian Michel!

Roll 2: Pat Hearn Gallery, and front of B Side Gallery, Avenue D, June, 1984
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Gary Azon; Donald Baechler; Linus Carragio; Steve Kaplan; Holly Solomon; Jud Tully; Dan Asher; Simon Cerigo (deceased) with his friend Sheldon (thank you Theo Cerigo!);"2nd Row, 3rd from L: Carlo McCormick & Tessa Hughes-Freeland; 2nd Row, 4th from L: Peter Schuyff, artist...I believe it’s entirely his show. That’s his painting. He’s in the next few photos; 4th Row, 3rd from L: Paula Collery in white shirt, Dan Asher (dec.), Simon Cerigo and the next one has Paula...etc. and Luis Frangelal, (dec.), artist, on his bike.
5th Row more with Peter Schuyff. Jim Radakovich may be the guy with glasses in bottom row left and 3rd from left."

Roll 3: Pat Hearn Gallery, Avenue D, June, 1984

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Brian Gormley; Pat Hearn; Diana Mara Henry; Annie Herron (dec.); Steve Kaplan; Kim Keever; Christine Larrain; James Romberger; Karen Scarpulla; Ann Shostrom; Martin Wong; "More Stephen Style in baseball cap.
3rd Row, 2nd from Left: Mario Fernandez of New Math Gallery, in striped shirt in middle.
3rd Row, 1st Left Peter Schuyff and I think Jim Radakovich again (w/glasses) Rockets Redglare (a/k/a Michael Marra)(dec.) is lighting the guy’s cigarette.More Peter Schuyff and Steven Kaplan.
Not sure, but in 5th row, is it Jean Michel Basquiat? Really close likeness.
6th Row, 1st Left is Barry Blinderman with glasses. He had Semaphore Gallery and is now a university curator. Just finished curating Walter Robinson’s show at the University Gallery in Illinois" Thank you, Lisa McDonald!

 

Frank Bernarducci, right, Oliver Rish, center, Richard Skidmore, left,and in back at left, Curt, owner of Kamikaze.

 

Roll 4: Pat Hearn Gallery, Avenue D, June, 1984

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Diana Mara Henry; Annie Herron; Steve Kaplan; Kim Keever; Mark Kostabi; Noel Oard Mapstead; Veronica Vy, Barry Blinderman

Roll 5: Lower East Side/ Party at Kamikaze August 1984

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Frankie Bernarducci; Edward Brezinski; Paul Bridgewater; Ronnie Cutrone; Richard Skidmore; Richard Hambleton; H-O Paul; Tama Janowitz; Baird Jones; Ruth Kligman; Mette Madsen; Gracie Mansion; Noel Oard Mapstead; Oliver Riche; Walter Robinson; Ronald Sosinski; Carolea Thea; Veronica “Vivi” Veiss; Diane Viera; Judy Hugentobler ; Bert Ball, Nico Dios Smith

 

Roll 6: August 1984

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Debbie Davis pig artwork, Kim Keever, Steve Kaplan, Walter Robeinson; Carlo McCormick; Dean Savard, (dec.); Howie Seligman

Roll 7: September 1984

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Apocalynn, Steve Kaplan, Penny Pilkington and Wendy Olsoff of PPOW Galler, Bert Ball; Doug Milford; Philip Pocock; Christine Zounek (dec.)

Doug Milford, Christine Zounek and Philip Pocock

Thank you for your help id'ing this one!

All photos Copyright © 1984 Diana Mara Henry

Roll 8: September 1984 Greer Lankton and other exhibits

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Tom Warren; Greer Lankton (dec.); Michael Carter

Roll 9 Piezo Electric: September 1984

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Walter Young, Walter Robinson Dan Asher, Keiko Bonk, Simon Cerigo, Regina Trapp

Roll 11: Keiko Bonk's show at Piezo Electric! 1984

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Greg Smith; Arnold Wechsler; Marguerite Van Cook; Keiko Bonk and mom Fumi Bonk; Richard Hambleton, Luis Frangella, Paul Benney, Christine Zounek, Moke Mokotoff, Steve Kaplan, James Romberger, Marguerite Van Cook. Steven Adams, Art Guerra, Ruth Kilgman...

 

Roll 12: 1984

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Peter Grass; Planetella; Diane Viera; Rick Prol; Dee Dee and gallery co-owner; Robert Parker; Magda; Bernd Naber; Rodney Alan Greenblatt, Steven Style

Ronald Sosinski and Ellen Donahue

Copyright © Diana Mara Henry 1984

Roll 13: 1984

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Bedri Bakam; Bob Berg; Russell Buckingham; Simon Cerigo; Peggy Cyphers; Diane Viera; Rhonda Wall, Ann Shostrum, Steve Kaplan, Paula Collery...Simon Cerigo and Nancy Smith exhibiting again in NYC, 2015.

Roll 14: 1984

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Russell Buckingham; Karen Scarpulla; Willoughby Sharp, Barbara Gary, Nico Dios Smith, Rebecca (Becky) Howland, Rick Prol, Ann Shostrum, Paula COllery, Steven Style

Roll 15:Kamikaze 1984

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James Romberger; Brian Goodfellow; Marguerite Van Cook

Roll 16/17: 1984

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Steve Kaplan; Liz (of Liz and Val); Noel Oard Mapstead; Taylor Mead; Bernd Nabe; James Romberger; Peter Schwarzburg; Marguerite Van Cook, Craig Coleman (dec.)

Roll 12, above:

Top row, far left: Robert Parker and Magda Dajani

Top row, second from left: DD Chapin, left, wiht Steven Style

Second row from top, far left: Noel Oard Mapstead and Peter Grass.

Second row, second from left: Planetella, left

Second row, second from right: Rick Prol, center

Third row from top, third frame from left: Diane Viera, left.

Some blow-ups of other images from roll 12:

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Roll 12 Frame 25 A (above) Photograph Copyright © 1984 Diana Mara Henry

Roll 12 Frame 16A (above) Photograph Copyright © 1984 Diana Mara Henry

 

Roll 12 Frame 2A (above) Photograph Copyright © 1984 Diana Mara Henry

Roll 12 Frame 4A (above) Horst (Horst Hötzer) German leather designer and Patricia Field at right. Photograph Copyright © 1984 Diana Mara Henry

Roll 12 Frame 5A (above) Photograph Copyright © 1984 Diana Mara Henry

Roll 12 Frame 22A (above) Photograph Copyright © 1984 Diana Mara Henry

Center: Rick Prol, artist

Roll 12 Frame 21A (above) Photograph Copyright © 1984 Diana Mara Henry

 

Roll 12 Frame 19A (above) Photograph Copyright © 1984 Diana Mara Henry

Planetella, left

Roll 12 Frame13 A (above) Photograph Copyright © 1984 Diana Mara Henry

DD Chapin, left, with Nancy Pearson

Roll 12 Frame 12A (above) Photograph Copyright © 1984 Diana Mara Henry

Robert Parker and Magda Dajani


Thanks so much, Ronald, and "Little J!", Frank, Philip, Doug, Stephen, for adding the id's on Facebook! I lost a lot of the tags, so please everyone add your id's for the Facebook photos in the comments instead...

In June, August,September and October 1984, Diana Mara Henry frequented the LowerEast Side Gallery openings with Noel Mapstead. But where are these people now? Please email us if you recognize the folks in these photos. Scans of image (for personal display only and not for reproduction publication or distribution) will be sent in thanks for photo id's. Thank you! Email us now!
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DMH with her photographs on view on the Lower East Side at that time, now happy to be part of the ongoing reunion!
All images Diana Mara Henry. All rights reserved. Terms of Use