David Bowery

David Bowery On January 23rd 1916, on a snowy night, a group of intrepid artists (Marcel Duchamp, John Sloan, Gertrude Drick, Allan Russell Mann, Betty Turner and Charles Ellis) slipped through an unlocked door and climbed up the spiral staircase to the roof of the Washington Arch and declared The Free and Independent Republic of Washington Square. The Arch Conspirators, as they were later called, perpetrated their performative action in the name of rebellion and artistic expression with a spirit of ... Read more