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Willoughby Sharp's “Reappearance” at Mitchell Algus Gallery, Part 1

James Kalm

“A brief recording of Willoughby Sharp's exhibition ”Reappearance“ documenting his career as a performance artist. Beyond the works pictured, Sharp has, for over forty years, been a constant presence on the New York art scene. Perhaps best known for his innovative melding of performance and technology, he was instrumental in bringing Joseph Beuys to the attention of America, expounding the practice of conceptual art with his publication of Avalanche, establishing video as high art, running a cutting-edge gallery during the East Village epoch, and curating important exhibitions at major museums and institutions. Featuring interviews with Willoughby Sharp and Mitchell Algus.”

Willoughby Sharp passed away on December 17, 2008.