PRINT Summer 1980



To the Editor:

I am writing with reference to the review by Joanna Frueh discussing Elyn Zimmerman’s work (Artforum, February 1980, p. 103), because . . . this piece, according to both the photograph and the description, repeats the configurations of my 1977 environmental sculpture Greene Street Oracle, exhibited at the Sculpture Now Gallery, New York City in September 1977.

I am enclosing photographs and reviews of my sculpture which were published in Art in America, Art News, and ARTS magazines that year. According to your reviewer, the current sculpture in the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art utilized a white column and a black reflecting pool six inches deep, both of which were of course the central components of my 1977 environment. The work you reviewed repeats elements from my oeuvre to the point of visual quotation without proper acknowledgement of the source. Also, according to

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