Montgomery Barron just opened an exhibition, Scene: Photographs of the 1980’s New York Art Scene, at Collezione Maramotti in Reggio Emilia, Italy running through July 31st, 2014. In 2013, she published a book under the same title with powerHouse Books which “is a remarkable compendium of portraits of renowned personalities from arguably the most exciting era of New York City underground culture, the 80s–a veritable time capsule of NYC when the young and indomitable flocked downtown in search of places to work and live among like-minded collaborators. These musicians, filmmakers, painters, writers, fashion designers, publishers, actors, models, and photographers played together, worked together, and made their own rules, and changed our culture, as we know it, forever.”  The exhibition reflects portraits from the 1880’s New York Art Scene which are a wonderful companion to the Collezione Maramotti.


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