"Ways of Treating Buildings in Order to See Them": Agustin Schang and 537 Broadway/110 Mercer Street

April 20, 2015 7:45 PM

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In 1992, Emily Harvey, a New York gallerist known for her support of the international avant-garde community, conceived of The Cast Iron Court Corporation Group Show, a curatorial project to be held in her SoHo building, 537 Broadway/110 Mercer Street, the last of George Maciunas's 16 Fluxhouses. It was an exhibit that somehow never materialized.

Named The Cast Iron Court Corporation (CICC), the building (erected on the site of P.T. Barnum's second American Museum which burned down in 1868) became the live/work home in 1974 of a distinguished group of artists including Nam June Paik and his wife Shigeko Kubota, Ay-O, Yoshi Wada, Simone Forti...

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