Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Documentary on photographer Jay Maisel's life at 190 Bowery opens today
As a reminder, "Jay Myself," the documentary about photographer-artist Jay Maisel's time living in 190 Bowery, opens today (July 31) for a two-week run at the Film Forum on West Houston.
Maisel bought No. 190 Bowery at Spring Street in 1966 for $102,000. He sold the six-story, 72-room building where he lived with his wife and daughter to Aby Rosen in early 2015 for $55 million.
The sale of No. 190 — the circa 1898 Germania Bank Building — was the biggest, and most interesting, downtown real-estate transaction in recent years (and maybe ever).
Here's the official trailer...
So far the reviews have been positive.
Find ticket info at this Film Forum link.
Previously on EV Grieve:
This documentary takes you inside Jay Maisel's move from the legendary 190 Bowery