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THE WHITE ROSE

Apr 25–May 12, 2013

Bruce Conner (1933–2008), still from THE WHITE ROSE, 1967. 16mm film, black-and-white, sound; 7 minutes. © Conner Famiy Trust. Image courtesy the Conner Family Trust

Bruce Conner (1933–2008), still from THE WHITE ROSE, 1967. 16mm film, black-and-white, sound; 7 minutes. © Conner Famiy Trust. Image courtesy the Conner Family Trust

Screened in conjunction with Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective, Bruce Conner’s short film, THE WHITE ROSE (1967), chronicles the removal of DeFeo’s nearly one-ton masterpiece, The Rose (1958-66), from her second-story San Francisco studio. Set to Miles Davis’s Sketches of Spain, the seven-minute long film will run continuously in the Museum’s second-floor Kaufman Astoria Studios Film and Video Gallery, April 25 through May 12.

THE WHITE ROSE is organized by Dana Miller, Curator of the Permanent Collection.