Floor Three, Susan and John Hess Family Gallery and Theater
The works in this screening present a varied set of personal, subjective reflections on urban life in the mid-twentieth century:
Helen Levitt (b. 1913, Brooklyn, NY; d. 2009, New York, NY), In the Street, 1952. 16mm film transferred to video, black-and-white, sound; 15 min. Purchase with funds from the Film, Video, and New Media Committee 2014.30
Robert Frank (b. 1924, Zurich, Switzerland), and Alfred Leslie (b. 1927, New York, NY), Pull My Daisy, 1959. 16mm film, black‑and‑white, sound; 28 min. Purchase with funds from the Film, Video, and New Media Committee 2014.132
David Bienstock (b. 1943, New York, NY; d. 1973, New York, NY), Nothing Happened This Morning, 1965. 16mm film transferred to video, black-and-white and color, sound, 21 min. Purchase with funds from the Film, Video, and New Media Committee 2015.116
Lucas Samaras (b. 1936, Kastoría, Greece), Self, 1969. 16mm film, color, sound; 23 min. Gift of the artist 2004.10
This screening is free with Museum admission.
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