Avant-garde cinema in America was born just after World War II, and an early subject for many experimental filmmakers was the changing American landscape. Under the influence of Maya Deren, Marie Menken’s “Glimpse of the Garden” is an early instance of non-narrative filmmaking within the movement.
Studio Job Polished and patinated bronze, cast aluminum, 24K gilding, silverplate, Swarovski crystals, mechanical Hermle clockwork, faux marble, hand painting, handblown glass, LED, electric motors 9 ft. 10 in. × 39-3/8 in. × 39-3/8 in. Photo: Loek Blonk
Inspired by questions asked by the duo behind Studio Job—Job Smeets and Nynke Tynagel, visitors will be guided by MAD educators as they explore motivations behind collecting that will uncover symbols, signifiers, and icons that inform viewers experiences and value associations.
Lizzi Bougatsos’ musical practice has been described as “percussive-minded.” Her acclaimed band of 14 years, Gang Gang Dance, was in the 2008 Whitney Biennial, and she also has a female rhythm band, I.U.D., which performed as part of Dan Colen’s solo exhibition Help! at The Brant Foundation.