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POPULAR MECHANICS

America Is Hard to See: Film & Video Screenings

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Dara Birnbaum, Dan Graham, Charles Atlas, and Ericka Beckman

Greenwich Village / W Village

Whitney Museum of American Art | 99 Gansevoort Street

Influenced by the rise of mass media, the works in this program examine popular culture, sub-culture, and imagined culture during the 1980s:

Dara Birnbaum (b. 1946, New York, NY), PM Magazine/Acid Rock, 1982. Video, color, sound; 4:09 min. Purchase with funds from Beth Rudin DeWoody 2012.14

Dan Graham (b. 1942, Urbana, IL), Rock My Religion, 1982–84. Video, black‑and‑white and color, sound; 55:27 min. Purchase with funds from the Film and Video Committee 2000.170

Charles Atlas (b. 1949, St. Louis, MO), Hail the New Puritan, 1985–86. Video, color, sound; 84 min. 47 sec. Purchase with funds from the Film, Video, and New Media Committee and Catherine Orentreich in honor of Norman Orentreich 2014.284

Ericka Beckman (b. 1951, Hempstead, NY), You the better, 1983. 16mm film transferred to video, color, sound; 30 min. Purchase with funds from the Film, Video, and New Media Committee 2014.4

This screening is free with Museum admission.

SCHEDULE
May 3, 3 pm
June 14, 11 am
July 12, 11 am
August 21, 6 pm
September 5, 2 pm



Contact:

212-570-3600

info@whitney.org

Additional Screenings:

Sun Jun 14, 2015 11:00 AM

Sun Jul 12, 2015 11:00 AM

Fri Aug 21, 2015 6:00 PM

Sat Sep 05, 2015 2:00 PM