Vito Acconci Anthology Film Archives, New York September 5 – 15, 2019 Presented by Anthology Film Archives in New York City from September 5 through September 15, 2019, this extensive overview of Vito Acconci's (b. 1940, New York; d. 2017, New York) moving-image work – encompassing both works made directly for the camera as well as invaluable documentation of some of his seminal activities, situations, and exhibitions – represents a celebration of Acconci’s influence as a progenitor of
Pace Gallery is pleased to announce its representation of Acconci Studio. Vito Acconci (1940 – 2017) is a subversive and radical maker whose work expands writing into activities, installations, architecture and design. One of the most inventive figures to emerge during the Post-Pop era of the late 1960s and mid-1970s, Acconci’s influence permeates today’s creative landscape. Working closely with Acconci Studio, Pace Gallery will present the broad scope of Acconci’s work—including projects that w
Vito Acconci, who bushwhacked the path to video art in New York in the 1960s and early 1970s, makes many of today’s young artists look tame. The nearly 60 short videos in “Vito Acconci: Where We Are Now (Who Are We Anyway?), 1976,” the excellent early-career survey at MoMA PS1, manage to be unnervingly funny, pathetically gross and politically razor-sharp. And even with a decades-old patina of age, they’re still too funky to fit into MoMA’s scrubbed white Manhattan premises. Read the full arti
Vito Acconci is featured in a New York Times profile which will be published on Sunday, June 5. Written by Randy Kennedy, the profile comes on the occasion of his forthcoming exhibition at MoMA PS1, Vito Acconci: Where We Are Now (Who Are We Anyway?), 1976, opening on June 19. Read the full article here.