Floor Three, Susan and John Hess Family Gallery and Theater
This special, one-night screening event brings together Walter De Maria’s rarely seen avant-garde Western Hardcore (1969) with Paul Sharits’s two-projection cinematic performance of Shutter Interface (1972).
Walter De Maria (b. 1935, Albany, CA; d. 2013, Los Angeles, CA), Hardcore, 1969. 16mm film, color, sound; 26:31 min. Gift of Virginia Dwan 94.79
Paul Sharits (b. 1943, Denver, CO; d. 1993; Buffalo, NY), Shutter Interface, 1972. Two‑channel 16mm film, color, sound; 32 min. Purchase with funds from the Film and Video Committee 2000.263
This screening is free with Museum admission.
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The Susan and John Hess Family Theater is equipped with an induction loop and infrared assistive listening system. Accessible seating is available.
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