(New York, New York) Union Square Park
September 15, 2006—life
On Friday, September 15th effective precisely at noon, Lee Walton left Union Square Park never to return again. Following a self-imposed life restriction, Walton's world got a little bit smaller. In the morning, Walton spent his final hours in the park before his departure. Exactly at noon, Walton descended the steps of the park and began walking south in search of a cold valedictory beer. Walton welcomed and appreciated the company and support on that difficult day
Interview with Joseph del Pesco, April 2007
JDP: When Lee Lozano decided to make "Dropout Piece" in 1971, which involved leaving the artworld for good, she was dissolving the boundaries between art and life. Your work seems to also enact this merger. How has this artwork affected your life?