Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Wallace Berman event at Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery December 12!


Wallace Berman

On view through January 9, 2010
Press and images online here


In conjunction with the exhibition:

*December 12th, 4:30 PM*

Reading by *Max Blagg*
of works by poets of the Berman circle including Kirby Doyle,
Stuart Perkoff, and Lew Welch

Screening of /Artifactual: Films from the Wallace Berman
Collection /(compiled 2006)
Introduced by *Andrew Lampert*
Featuring live music by *John Zorn*,* Trevor Dunn* and *Kenny
Wollesen*
(28 minutes, 16mm, silent)
Wallace Berman only made one film in his lifetime, /Aleph/.
While preserving this film, another assortment of reels was
uncovered containing many more films with footage by and of
Berman. These various 8mm pieces have now been collected
together and blown-up to 16mm. This new compilation features
unseen scenes of Berman in his milieu with friends and family,
including footage of a George Herms exhibition, a motorcycle
ride (perhaps shot by Dean Stockwell) and materials related to
/Aleph/.




Preserved with support from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the
Visual Arts. 8mm-to-16mm blow-up by BB Optics.


Free and open to the public


Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery
526 W. 26th Street, No. 213
New York, NY 10001
gallery@nicoleklagsbrun.com
P. 212.243.3335
F. 212.243.1059
nicoleklagsbrun.com
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