Thursday, February 05, 2009

bau 50: Art/New York. A month of screenings at Beacon Artist Union

Beginning on Saturday, Feb 7 and continuing on Saturdays and Sundays through March 8, bau will be presenting screenings of programs of the video series Art/New York. Art/New York is a series of video profiles of contemporary artists produced by Paul Tschinkel. Each episode is devoted to a single artist. Started in 1979, the series consists of 62 individual programs of varying length (28-70 min), most of which focus on a single artist. Admission to the screenings is free and open to the public and when his schedule allows, Tschinkel will introduce films in person. Below is the full schedule of screenings. Refreshments and related discussion will likely follow each video. For more information on specific programs, visit the Art/New York website or view. bau is located at 161 Main St., Beacon, NY. Additional information on bau's presentation can be viewed here. Below is the program schedule.

Saturday, February 7
2PM Jean-Michel Basquiat
4PM Nam June Paik
6PM Gornick/Basquiat
Sunday, February 8
2PM Louise Bourgeois
4PM Kiki Smith
Saturday, February 14
2PM Eric Fischl
4PM Robert Mapplethopre
Sunday, February 15
2PM Alice Neel
4PM Jeff Koons
Saturday, February 21
2PM April Gornick
4PM Nan Goldin
6PM Jean-Michel Basquiat
Sunday, February 22
2PM Elizabeth Murray
4PM Barbara Kruger
Saturday February 28,
2PM Minimalism
4PM Cindy Sherman
6PM Chuck Close/ Eric Fischl
Sunday, March 1
2PM Nam June Paik
4PM Eric Fischl
Saturday, March 7
2PM Chuck Close
4PM Louise Bourgeois
6PM Robert Mapplethorpe
Sunday, March 8
2PM Cindy Sherman
4PM Minimalism

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