HARD ART DC 1979, the touring exhibition , brings alive the birth of the Washington, DC punk scene and its lasting impact on music and culture worldwide.The exhibition has traveled to Civilian Art Projects in Washington, DC, The Good Children Gallery in New Orleans, the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and last December, the show took Paris by storm at the Agnès b gallery in concert with the Magnetique Nord Festival, one of the sponsors of the exhibition.Above and Below are images from the opening at Agnès b gallery in Paris.Click here for a pdf with more information and a checklist of the exhibition
Above DC's Ian Svenonius (left) and Olivia Neutron John (right) performed at the Magnetique Nord Festival during HARD ART DC's exhibition in Paris.
Above Anne Bonafede stands next to a photo of her taken 33 years ago during HARD ART'S exhibition opening at Civilian Arts Projects gallery in Washington DC.
Above HR of the Bad Brains poses next to a photo of him at Civilian Art Projects in Washington, DC.
Above A visitor explores the HARD ART DC exhibition at Civilian Art Projects in Washington, DC.
Above A collage of photos and posters from HARD ART DC at Civilian Art Projects.
HARD ART DC at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University in Durham, NC.