Yesterday, May 4, 2012, I attended the opening of a new exhibition at the Gagosian Gallery in New York. "Avedon Murals & Portraits" drew an enormous crowd, with a waiting line extending down West 21st St. Fortunately, I got there early and didn't have to wait. Since the gallery is located practically underneath New York's great High Line elevated park, I decided to arrive by strolling along it from 14th Street, and along the way I encountered this billboard announcing the event:
The show was a massive display of oversized murals in four galleries, depicting Andy Warhol and The Factory, the Chicago Seven, the Mission Council, and Allen Ginsberg's family, plus many related items of smaller size:
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