Carole Thompson Fine Art
BURNING BUILDING--RED GROOMS IN PERFORMANCE, N.Y.C.
1959
Vintage Gelatin Silver Photograph
14 x 11 inches
JOHN COHEN

One of the earliest documented performances by an American artist, Red Grooms is believed to be shown here with the African-American painter, Bob Thompson--Grooms in white-face; Thompson in "black-face." Vintage prints by Cohen (b. 1932) are rare, as are images of this pathbreaking Performance piece.

Signed and titled in lower left margin, perfect condition.
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