Media Arts Program
 


Saturday, April 29, 1995

Co-sponsored/co-presented by:
The Lannan Foundation, The Museum Program of The National Endowment for The Arts, Independent Health, The Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts, The Arts Council of Buffalo and Erie County, M & T Bank.

ALTERNATIVES: 20 YEARS OF CONTEMPORARY ART AT HALLWALLS

Presented at:
Hallwalls

FOUR FILMS BY Paul Sharits, presented by Keith Sanborn. Featuring WORD MOVIE (FLUXFILM 29) (1966, 4min); T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G (1968, 12min), N:O:T:H:I:N:G (1968, 35 min) and S:TREAM:S:S:ECTION:S:S:ECTIONED (1968-1971, 42min). The inaugural screening of The Paul Sharits Film and Video Theater.


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CONSIDER THE ALTERNATIVES: 20 Years of Contemporary Art at Hallwalls - 1996
March and April, 1995 - 1995

 
 
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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 ...