Three hijacked jets on desert airstrip, Amman, Jordan, September 12, 1970. Still from Johan Grimonprez’s Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y, 1997. Courtesy of zap-o-matik & Sean Kelly, New York
Sunday, March 16, 2014
Programs begin at 11 am and 2 pm
An extension of the exhibition Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950, these screenings feature moving-image works beyond those in the Second Level galleries.
Bruce Conner, CROSSROADS, 1976
35mm restored print courtesy of the UCLA Film & Television Archive
Johan Grimonprez, Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y, 1997
Cyprien Gaillard, Pruitt-Igoe Falls, 2009
Ant Farm, Media Burn, 1975
SUPERFLEX, Burning Car, 2008
Christian Jankowski, 16mm Mystery, 2004
Doug Aitken, House, 2010
All screenings are in the Ring Auditorium. Admission is free, but seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Films may contain adult content. Visitors requesting accessibility services, such as a sign-language interpreter, should contact Kristy Maruca at 202.633.2796 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please try to give two weeks’ notice.
Members at the Inner Circle ($500) level and above may reserve two seats per public program at the Museum. To check on the status of your membership or to RSVP, please email email@example.com or call 202.633.2836.
Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950 is organized by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, in association with Mudam Luxembourg and Universalmuseum Joanneum/Kunsthaus Graz. The exhibition received major funding from the Terra Foundation for American Art and is also made possible through generous support from Kathryn Gleason and Timothy Ring; John and Mary Pappajohn; Melva Bucksbaum and Ray Learsy; John and Sue Wieland; Lewis and Barbara Shrensky; Marian Goodman Gallery, Inc.; Peggy and Ralph Burnet; the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia; Dani and Mirella Levinas; Barbara and Aaron Levine; the Broad Art Foundation; the Japan Foundation; David Zwirner, New York/London; the Embassy of Switzerland; and Home Front Communications.