America Is Hard To See: Film And Video Screenings

Colorwork

MON, May 4, 2015
11:45 am–1:15 pm

Floor Three, Susan and John Hess Family Gallery and Theater

The works in this screening investigate the intersection of color, form, light, and motion:

Mary Ellen Bute (b. 1906, Houston, TX; d. 1983, New York, NY), Synchromy No. 4: Escape, 1937–38; Spook Sport, 1939; Tarantella, 1940. All:16mm film transferred to video, color, sound; running times variable. Purchase with funds from the Film, Video, and New Media Committee  2014.101, 2014.226, 2014.102

Richard Serra (b. 1939, San Francisco, CA), Color Aid, 1970–71. 16mm film, color, sound; 36 min. Purchase with funds from the Film, Video, and New Media Committee  2011.100

John Baldessari (b. 1931, National City, CA), Six Colorful Inside Jobs, 1977. 16mm film transferred to video, color, silent; 32:53 min. Purchase with funds from Allison and Warren B. Kanders  2012.12

Amy Sillman (b. 1955, Detroit, MI), Draft of a Voice‑Over for Split‑Screen Video Loop, 2012. Video, color, sound; 6:06 min. Purchase with funds from Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz in honor of Chrissie Iles  2013.84

This screening is free with Museum admission.