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Gallery Program

99 Objects: Claudia La Rocco on 1st Light by Paul Chan

Sat, Aug 8, 2015  3 PM

Location: Floor Five

Claudia La Rocco, poet and critic, will address 1st Light, 2005 by Paul Chan (b. 1973).

Named in honor of the Whitney’s new address, 99 Gansevoort Street, 99 Objects is a series of in-gallery programs focusing on individual works of art from the Museum’s collection on view in America Is Hard to See. Speakers include artists, writers, Whitney curators and educators, and an interdisciplinary group of scholars. Programs take place daily.

Free with Museum admission.

Paul Chan (b. 1973). 1st Light, 2005. Video installation, black and white and color, silent, 14 min., 103 × 245 × 283 in. (261.6 × 622.3 × 718.8 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Film and Video Committee 2007.4 © Paul Chan; courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali, New York

Paul Chan (b. 1973). 1st Light, 2005. Video installation, black and white and color, silent, 14 min., 103 × 245 × 283 in. (261.6 × 622.3 × 718.8 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Film and Video Committee 2007.4 © Paul Chan; courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali, New York