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SUZANNAH B. TROY: CLAYTON CAN'T WAIT TO GO SEE OLIVER STONE "W"!
New York | October 21, 2008 | 2:06 min
PLOT: Clayton Patterson is the founder of "The Outlaw Art Museum" on the Lower East Side and is an artist and one of most powerful photographers documenting the history, upheaval of the neighborhood including the Tompkin Square Riots and he is excited to go see the Oliver Stone film "W" and here is why. Please watch this video to see how revolutionary Clatyon's photo video journalism documentation of Lower East Side & activism rocked NYC which includes clips with Mayor Koch, Guiliani even Oprah because Clayton had video footage from the riots at Tompkins Square Park. By the way did you happen to know China bought most of our country's debt? Here Clayton's thoughts on that with regard to Oliver Stone's new subject for a film "W".
SUZANNAH B. TROY ARTIST: Passionate letters published in The Financial Times re: Lucien Freud, my art and women's issues, The Wall St. Journal"Betrayal at Ground Zero", The Chief, The New York Times (9),Crains "NYU's Logo should be a dorm with a dollar", The New York Sun, The New York Post, The New York Daily News, Metro, AMNY, The Village Voice "Carbon Copy" letter of the week, Newsday, Jerusalem Post, my blog mentioned New York Mag Intelligencer neighborhood watch. Got speed bumps for Anna Silver School & doors for women's bathroom Tompkins. Donated my white blood cells twice to help a little girl fight Non-Hodgkins & man w/Lymphoma. Two hour process & you can only do it 12 x in your life. Too worn out to donate now. Way back Liz Smith mentioned me & my favorite zen quote "Live each moment as if your hair is on fire." which means live in the moment like it is your last aka live life passionately! I am really proud to say I have run 2 New York City Marathons!!! Also to have done volunteer work with pre-school handicap children at Rusk. My short stories & poems are free podcasts in itunes store. ►more
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ABOUT THE ARTIST:
CLAYTON PATTERSON, born October 9, 1948, in Calgary, Canada. Studies of art and design at various universities. Since moving to New York City in 1979, his work has focused almost exclusively on documenting the art, life and times of the Lower East Side [LES] in Manhattan. Fights against the injustice of state-authorities. In 1994 he organized the first NO!art show in his gallery after 20 NO!years. Took part in the NO!art-box multiple at Edition Hundertmark 1996, and in the NO!art-show at Janos Gat Gallery in New York in 1998. Works as Documentary-, Libertarian-, and Tattoo-artist in New York together with his wife Elsa Rensaa and various social groups. Owns and runs the most voluminous and important NO!art video-archive. Lives in New York and leads the NO!art headquarters west. ►more