Lights, Camera, Action: Artists’ Films for the Cinema
Feb 8–Apr 1, 2007

A crowd assembles on green grass under flood lights.

Clemens Von Wedermeyer, Occupation, 2002. 35mm film, color, sound; 7:40 minutes. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Jocelyn Wolff, Paris.

A new film series, Lights, Camera, Action: Artists' Films for the Cinema, organized by Whitney curator Chrissie Iles, brings together a remarkably wide-ranging group of films made by artists for the screen, allowing us to see the many ways in which artists have interpreted the language of cinema in their own terms.