Screening

Beat Life, Street Life

America Is Hard to See: Film & Video Screenings

Beat Life, Street Life America Is Hard to See: Film & Video Screenings | Events Calendar


Greenwich Village / W Village

Whitney Museum of American Art | 99 Gansevoort Street

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.


SCHEDULE
May 1, 11:45 am
May 30, 11 am
Aug 15, 2 pm
Aug 30, 2 pm
Sept 18, 11 am



Contact:

212-570-3600

info@whitney.org

Additional Screenings:

Sat May 30, 2015 11:00 AM

Sat Aug 15, 2015 2:00 PM

Sun Aug 30, 2015 2:00 PM

Fri Sep 18, 2015 11:00 AM