by Danielle Fichera, at Dec. 8, 2011, 10:08 p.m.
Type: Trisha Brown's Man Walking Down the Side of a Building Performance (1970)
Artist: Trisha Brown
Building: 80 Wooster Street
Description: Man Walking Down the Side of a Building, was performed on April 18th, 1970 at 80 Wooster Street with her then husband, Joesph Schlicter. Upon their divorce, he told friend Shael Shapiro, that he should not have been surprised his marriage was coming to an end after he performed at her direction, Walking Down the Side of a Building. The performance required Schlichter to walk, in a harness down the side of 80 Wooster. He was badly bruised following the performance (Bernstein & Shaprio, October 15, 2011).
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Image Citation #1: Joe Schlichter performing Trisha Brown's "Man Walking Down the Side of a Building", April 18, 1970, on the back of 80 Wooster. Photo by Peter Moore (C) Estate of Peter Moore / VAGA, New York, NY
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Start Year: 1970.0
End Year: None
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