Limerick, Ireland

Gordon Matta-Clark

FOOD, 1971

Documentation of Food, a restaurant founded in 1971 by artist Gordon Matta-Clark, the dancer Caroline Goodden and other members of what would later become the collaborative group Anarchitecture. As a social space, meeting ground, and ongoing art project for the emergent downtown artists’ community, Food was a landmark that still resonates in the history and mythology of SoHo, New York.

Gordon Matta-Clark † was an (an)architect and visual artist who lived in New York City (US). Matta-Clark has presented work at public arts institutions and galleries including Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn (EE), Jeu De Paume, Paris (FR) and The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York (US).

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