The 72 Gallery

‘GoNightclubbing’ with Pat Ivers and Emily Armstrong at The 72 Gallery [INTERVIEW]

Last modified November 19, 2019 at 10:38 am

Thirty-nine years ago, a new nightclub called Danceteria featured a video installation which recreating a suburban living room. The twist was that the giant old-school TV, housed in a mid-century wood cabinet, wasn’t playing reruns of I Love Lucy. Instead, there was a live feed of bands such as Iggy Pop, The Dead Boys, and […]

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‘GoNightclubbing’ Punk Exhibit Comes to the 72 Gallery

Posted October 24, 2019 at 5:03 am

The duo behind the GoNightclubbing punk rock canon are dusting off the archives for another public viewing. This time at the 72 Gallery on Orchard Street. It’s the perfect match, given the gallery’s milieu is punk. Dubbed “She Got a TV Eye on Me,” the exhibit is a curation of video, photographs, and ephemera shot […]

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‘The First Time I Saw The Ramones’ at the 72 Gallery on Orchard Street

Posted May 17, 2019 at 5:03 am

Photographer Tom Hearn spent the night of July 22, 1976 at the Acadia Ballroom in New Haven, Connecticut. Attending at the behest of friend Legs McNeil, co-founder of Punk Magazine, that was the first time he saw the Ramones play live. And he captured it on film for posterity. Now, those images are on display […]

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The Great Frog Reveals ’72 Gallery’ Punk Showroom on Orchard Street

Posted April 10, 2019 at 5:02 am

Orchard Street is to receive a new gallery in short order, but not in the way you might think. The Great Frog on Orchard Street is channeling its rock roots to transform part of the hard rock jewelry boutique into a gallery. The 72 Gallery, as it’s called, takes up floor space in the back […]

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