Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: New York Needs Gordon Matta-Clark Now More Than Ever

As the legend has it, New York City in the 1970s was both terrifying and exhilarating.

On the one hand, it teetered on the brink of total fiscal collapse, with crime rates soaring and whole neighborhoods falling into dereliction. Meanwhile, areas like Soho and the East Village had just begun a cultural renaissance, with an influx of young artists, new galleries, and avant-garde performance venues. Straddling two worlds, rebelliously attempting to bridge both, was Gordon Matta-Clark.

The son of C…