Blank Generations

unpublished slide presentation in conjunction with the film series Lost New York, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2017

From Punk to Beat

Amos Poe (1976); Patti Smith (1977); Robert Maplethorpe (1978)
James Dean (1955); Jean Seberg (1959); Andy Warhol (1963)

From Art to Punk

Cindy Sherman - Untitled Film Stills (1977-1980)
The Ramones (1977); Blondie (1977)
Unmade Beds (1976); The Foreigner (1978); Blank Generation (1976)

From Richard Hell to Rod McKuen to Jack Kerouac

The Legend Of Nick Detroit (1976); Punk No.6 (1977); Richard Hell - Blank Generation (1976)
Bob McFadden & Dor - The Beat Generation (1959); Songs Our Mummy Taught Us (1959); Rod McKuen - Beatsville (1959)
The Beat Generation (1959); Jack Kerouac - On The Beat Generation (1960); Richard Hell & The Voidoids - Blank Generation (1977)

From Punk to Cinema

Ulli Lommel - The Blank Generation (1980); Richard Hell in The Blank Generation (1980); Richard Hell in Desperately Seeking Susan (1983)
Susan Seidleman - Desperately Seeking Susan (1985); Madonna & Robert Joy - Desperately Seeking Susan (1985); Susan Seidleman - Smithereens (1982)
Ulli Lommel - Cocaine Cowboys (1979); Amoe Poe - Alphabet City (1984); Paul Morrissey - Mixed Blood (1984)
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