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Leslie Thornton and James Richards

Sun, Mar 19, 2017
3 pm

Floor Three, Susan and John Hess Family Gallery and Theater

Thornton and Richards’s collaborative work, Crossing, draws inspiration from Bruce Conner’s collage work by bringing together material drawn from the artists’ own considerable archives, manipulating our perception of familiar images. The video will loop in the theater from March 13 to 19. 

March 17–19 
Crossing loops continuously (no tickets required)         

March 19: 3 pm
Screening followed by a conversation with Leslie Thornton and Jeff Preiss, filmmaker

Bruce Conner (1933–2008), TAKE THE 5:10 TO DREAMLAND, 1977; His Eye is on the Sparrow, 2006
Leslie Thornton
(b. 1951), They Were Just People, 2016
Leslie Thornton and James Richards (b. 1983) Crossing, 2016

Tickets are required for March 19 ($12 adults, students, and seniors; free for members). Doors open thirty minutes before the program begins. Ticket holders are guaranteed admission until the start of the program, at which time any unclaimed seats will be released.

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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