East Village USA [curator: Dan Cameron] The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York 2004
New Galleries of the Lower East Side Artists Space, New York 1984
The East Village Scene Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia 1984


ABC No Rio: The Story of a Lower East Side Art Gallery ABC No Rio with Collaborative Projects 1985
Alternative Art New York 1965-1985 The Drawing Center / University of Minnesota Press  2002
Art After Midnight: The East Village Scene St. Martin's Press 1986
Mark Kostabi and the East Village Scene 1983-1987 [photographs and text by Baird Jones] Matteo Editore 2002
Issues of Upfront [East Village discussed in most issues.] Political Art Documentation / Distribution 80s
On the Wall: Four Decades of Community Murals in New York City University Press of Mississippi 2009
Selling the Lower East Side: Culture, Real Estate, and Resistance in New York City University of Minnesota Press 2000

Seth Tobocman poster /
Eric Drooker poster  
John Fekner    
World War 3 Illustrated [Drooker / Kuper / Tobocman]    
P.P.O.W. [individual artists / Group Curated Exhibitions] Addresses changed as P.P.O.W. moved deeper into the East Village: 216th East 10 / 337 East 8th / in Late 1988 P.P.O.W. moved to 532 Broadway, 3rd Floor (SoHo)
Avenue B Gallery 167 Avenue B

Ed Valentine

New Paintings

May 1-25

ABC No Rio  156 Rivington Street  


Massive Political Group Show II: Visual Art, Performance, Music, Poetry, Video.

Including an auction with proceeds to be shared with USOCA - U.S. Out of Central America.

With works by more than 130 Artists, including: Vito Acconci / John Ahearn / Eva Cockcroft / John Fekner / Bobby G / Leon Golub / Dan Graham / Edgar Heap of Birds / Jenny Holzer / Mark Kostabi / Barbara Kruger / Joseph Nechvatel / Paper Tiger TV / Christy Rupp / Nancy Spero / Seth Toboman / Anton Van Dalen / Richard Ray Whitman

Apeil 19 - May 3, 1985



 Poetry Meltdown At ABC No Rio Artspace

July 4, 1989 (?)

Text and Images of Poets and "the scene"

Bullet Space 292 East Third Street [founded in 1985)  


Your House is Mine, 1993  
Civilian Warfare 155 Avenue B

Getting Off

Curated by: Carolyn Louise Newhouse and Dale Goodwin

July 12 - August 12, 1985

Semaphore East 157 Avenue B (at 10th Street) [another gallery alsolocated in SoHo]  



Mark Kostabi

Two-Gallery Show (also at SoHo Gallery)

May 4 - June 9, 1985

2B Gas Station  22 Avenue B & 2nd Street  


Land Minds: An Exhibition of Outdoor Art and Sculpture

August 5 - October 15, 1989

Downtown Beirut 158 1st Avenue

East Village Extra-Terrestrials

Drawings and Paintings by Mark Alefteriows


Greathouse  337 E. 10th Street  



Marcus Leatherdale Recent Photographs

October 16 - November 10, 1985

Nature Morte 204 E. 10th Street

Actual Photos: Laurie Simmons and Allen McCollum

October, 1985


Interesting: Louise Lawler 



Infotainment (18 Artists from New York)


Nico Smith 339 E. 10th Street


April 21 - May 15, 1985

Paulo Salvador 216 East 10th Street


Barry Gray

October 31 - November 24, 1985

Art City 439 East 9th Street  


Margot McLean "Slient Partings" An installation of mixed media pieces

May 16 - June 9, 1985

Now Gallery  430 East 9th Street  


Micro Wave (including: John Fekner / Mark Kostabi / Leonid Sokov / Wiloughby Sharp / Martin Wong / Krzysztof Wodiczko) June 8 - July 7

R.V.'s "What will you do when war comes?" May 10 - June 2

St. Marks Gallery  411 East 9th  


(Lack of) Nuts & Berries - Linus Coraggio & Friends (including: Mark Kostabi / Leonid Sokov) June 1 - June 30, 1985    
Fashion Moda 2803 Third Avenue, South Bronx  


Jenny Holzer - Inflamatory Essays (hand out)  
Fashion Moda discussed in Cover # 2    


Real Politik

Including: Eva Cockcroft (Kokroft) / John Fekner / Mark Kostabi / Brad Melamid / Tim Rollins

October 29 - November 6, 1984 

Minor Injury 1073 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn  
All material related to the history, intent, and exhibitions at Minor Injury have been generously provided by Dave Hornor.    
Archive includes Gallery brochure and numerous press releases.  


Dream Machinations in America

Including: Catalina Parra / Fred Wilson

March 3 - April 1, 1990 


Child Labor in Soweto: Photographs by Peter Magubane

Exhibition curated by Dave Hornor

October 6 - October 29, 1989

Brochure and press releases

(Detail of poster)

The Super Ego Show: A Landmark in the Evolution of Mankind [large poster]

An uncurated exhibition

January 10 - February 1, 1987

(Detail of poster)

Anti Ego Show

An "uncurated exhibit of artwork from anyone, anybody, or anything."

November 28 - December 20, 1987

(Detail of poster)

Trans Ego Show

An "uncurated exhibit of artwork from anyone, anybody, or anything."

November 12 - December 11, 1988


Min Joong Art: New Movement of Political Art from Korea

Also at A Space, Toronto

March 14 - April 12, 1987

Essay by Lucy Lippard: Countering Cultures


Homeland: A Palestinian Quest

Curators: Yong Soon Min and Shirin Neshat

April 30 - May 21, 1989