Joseph Meacham

June 29 – August 2, 2019

EFFIGY: Ghosts of Asbury Park

In 1974 Asbury Park, NJ still projected itself as a family resort, but the truth was that it was rotting from the inside and taking the ghosts of it’s past with it. Bruce Springsteen’s 1973 album, “Greetings from Asbury Park” brought it to national attention but the sad duality of this arcade town remained clearly palpable. “EFFIGY: Ghosts of Asbury Park” uses my childhood playground as canvas for a personal metaphor.