Alvin Baltrop: At the Hudson River Piers at Galerie Buchholz

Alvin Baltrop: At the Hudson River Piers at Galerie Buchholz

by Diana McClure

The photographs in Alvin Baltrop: At the Hudson River Piers were taken in a pre-AIDS era, roughly 1975-1986, and feature gay men amidst the crumbling ruins of New York City’s Hudson River piers. On view at Galerie Buchholz through August 19, Baltrop’s images invoke a mixture of Robert Mapplethorpe’s homoeroticism, architectural photography, and images of classical sculpture.

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