THE WOODBRIDGE FIGURES.
Stange Fertility figures found in an abandoned church shed in Woodbridge New Jersey in the 1980's .
by 5T1V on Jan 1, 2016
A group of approxiamtely 120 figures found by a construction worker in an abandoned shed in the woods of Woodbridge New Jersey in the 1980's. They were subsequently brough to a pawn shop and then discovered by well known graphic designer Merle Simpson. Simpson sold the works to a gallery in Manhattan, who broke the group up and sold them to two different collector. In 2013 they were reuinited and are now in the collection of London's The Museum of Everything and were displayed at as a group again for the first time in an exhibtion at Chalet Society in Paris in 2013.
From the Newark Museum catalog "A World of Their Own" curated by Joseph Jacobs.