Cult of Memory, 1993
       
     
 A window installation for New York University’s Grey Art Gallery on Washington Square recalling the site’s history as a potter’s field. The fabric color and form commemorate the shrouds of yellow fever victims of the late-18th and early-19th centuries, thousands of whom lay buried in unmarked graves beneath the park.
       
     
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Cult of Memory, 1993
       
     
Cult of Memory, 1993

Dyed muslin, thread 
Two panels, each 133 × 144 inches

 A window installation for New York University’s Grey Art Gallery on Washington Square recalling the site’s history as a potter’s field. The fabric color and form commemorate the shrouds of yellow fever victims of the late-18th and early-19th centuries, thousands of whom lay buried in unmarked graves beneath the park.
       
     

A window installation for New York University’s Grey Art Gallery on Washington Square recalling the site’s history as a potter’s field. The fabric color and form commemorate the shrouds of yellow fever victims of the late-18th and early-19th centuries, thousands of whom lay buried in unmarked graves beneath the park.

Cult_of_Memory_03.jpg