Community Events
 


Friday, October 20, 1989

CENSORED! AN EVENING OF OBJECTIONABLE ART

Presented at:
Hallwalls

CENSORED! AN EVENING OF OBJECTIONABLE ART
CENSORED! AN EVENING OF OBJECTIONABLE ART
CENSORED! AN EVENING OF OBJECTIONABLE ART

An Evening of Objectionable Art featuring a screening of IT'S ONLY ART (Karen Finley), a video made especially for this event. Also on view: works by Andres Serrano and Robert Mapplethorpe. Panel discussion on the topic of government funding, censorship, and the arts with panelists Sandy Daley (director of the film "Robert Having His Nipple Pierced," 1970), local performance artist Steve Griffith, Joel Snyder (program officer, Inter-Arts Program, National Endowment for the Arts), Hallwalls Video Curator Chris Hill, Hallwalls Program Director Ed Cardoni, and artist/UB Media Study professor Tony Conrad. Performances including IN THE SMALLEST HOUR (Steve Griffith) 

 

 

 


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September and October, 1989 - 1989

 
 
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David Schirm
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Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...