Jef Bretschneider is a New York based contemporary artist. He is known for his participation in the 1980's EAST VILLAGE, NYC art scene.

 

Recently, Bretschneider was included in the 2017-2018 Club 57 Retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art  (MoMA) in New York City

JEF BRETSCHNEIDER

  NOVEMBER 2019  

 Film, Performance and Art 

in the East Village, 1978–1983

 CLUB 57 

MoMA CLUB 57 SHOW: Jef Bretschneider's "Shifting Borders"

   MoMA   

"SHIFTING BORDERS" is kinetic light sculpture I built in 1978. It was exhibited  at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York as part of their 2017-2018 CLUB 57 RETROSPECTIVE .

 

 MoMA CURATORS 

Ron Magliozzi

Sophie Cavoulacos

 EXHIBITION DESIGN 

Matthew Cox

 EXHIBITION:

    OCTOBER 31st 2017  up thru April 1st, 2018     

 POST WAR BOOM - COLD WAR EXUBERANCE

 "SHIFTING BORDERS" 

Bright, animated, a geographic cartoon about American prosperity and excess.

  "SHIFTING BORDERS"  

(1978)

The United States of America

Kinetic Light Sculpture

4 ft. x 5 ft.

MIXED MEDIA

Plaster, Christmas lights, Chicken wire, Drywall

 

Exhibited 2017-18 MoMA N.Y.C.

Exhibited 1988 at Port Jervis Art Center

Exhibited 1980 at CLUB 57, New York.

 

 

 

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MoMA CLUB 57 SHOW: Jef Bretschneider's "Shifting Borders"