Fame-Obsessed ‘Forty’ at MoMA PS1 Shows Alternative Art Scene

artnet News | Ben Davis:

PS1 began as the Institute for Art and Urban Resources, in a city mired in a nasty financial crisis. Throughout the 1970s and ’80s, Alanna Heiss’s risk-taking nonprofit was a major force in the “alternative spaces” movement, and the art she presented looms large in the contemporary imagination. It’s important, today, to reckon with its legacy… Read more

Image: Installation view of Ba-O-Ba Fluorescent by Keith Sonnier in FORTY. Image courtesy MoMA PS1. Photo by Pete Deevakul