The Puffin Foundation presents


A comprehensive exhibit on the
American prison system and the death penalty

October 21 - December 31, 2000


CONDEMNED: Inside the Sing Sing Death House
an installation by Scott Christianson
A gripping installation about the Sing Sing prison death house where from 1891 to 1963, 614 persons were executed by NY State. The exhibit includes photographs, prison records, last requests, and please of innocence gathered from State archives through the Freedom of Information Act. On display will be the last letters to their children by political prisoners Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were among those executed by the State.

INSIDE ART: Art Created by Men and Women in Prison
curated by Carol Strick.
This collection of artworks from prisoners nationwide is an extraordinary expression of humanity.

Artworks by Carol Jacobson
Graphic imagery of incarcerated women chained and restrained in direct violation of international law. Co-sponsored by Amnesty International USA.

photography by Ken Light
Images of the condemned on the notorious Texas Death Row. To date, 225 persons have been executed in Texas since the reinstatement of the death penalty in 1976.