William Pope.L (b. 1955)
The Great White Way: 22 Miles, 5 Years, Part 1 (2002)
The Great White Way: 22 Miles, 5 Years, Part 2 (2002)
An acclaimed and prolific interdisciplinary artist, William Pope.L is the recipient of many prestigious grants and awards, including the Guggenheim Fellowship, NEA fellowships, and the USA Fellowship in Visual Arts. He has shown his work at The Project in New York and Los Angeles, and was included in the 2002 Whitney Biennial. He is perhaps best known for his provocative performances, such as ATM Piece, and his decades-long series of crawls across New York City, commemorated in eRacism, a retrospective which showed at several prominent museums and galleries. The Black Factory, his most recent project, toured the East Coast and the Midwest.