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McDermott & McGough to Open Temple Dedicated to Oscar Wilde in New York’s Church of the Village

Oscar Wilde may already have a monument in Dublin, where a likeness of the Irish writer reclines on a boulder, but despite having lived in New York City for a year of his life, Wilde doesn’t currently have such an honor in Manhattan. That will change this September, when the artist duo McDermott & McGough will unveil the Oscar Wilde Temple, a public installation at the Church of the Village in New York’s West Village neighborhood. Made with support from the church and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of New York City, and organized by Alison Gingeras, the work will be on view from September 11 to December 2, after which it will travel to London, where it will be shown at the Studio Voltaire gallery. read more

2018-10-29T11:04:40+00:00