Do You Want the Cosmetic Version or the Real Deal?: Los Angeles Poverty Department, 1986-2013 - Queens Museum of Art
New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park - 718-592-5555
Description: The first museum survey of the Los Angeles-based performance group Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD). Founded in 1985 on Los Angeles's Skid Row by performance artist, director, and activist John Malpede, LAPD is made up principally of homeless or formerly homeless people and has been an uncompromising force in performance and urban advocacy for more than 25 years.