Visual Arts Program
 


Friday, October 6, 1978 — Tuesday, October 31, 1978

Co-sponsored/co-presented by:
The New York State Council on The Arts and The National Endowment for The Arts

THREE PHOTOGRAPHERS DOCUMENT

Presented at:
Hallwalls

THREE PHOTOGRAPHERS DOCUMENT
THREE PHOTOGRAPHERS DOCUMENT

Photographers Gianfranco Gorgoni, Babette Mangolte, and Harry Shunk exhibit earthworks documented through photography. Gorgoni documents CIRCULAR PLANAR DISPLACEMENT DRAWING (Michael Heizer, Nevada, 1970) and SPIRAL JETTY (Robert Smithson, Utah, 1970), Mangolte documents FUNNEL (Joan Jonas, New York, 1974) and PRUNE FLAT (Robert Whitman, New York, 1976), and Shunk documents PIER 18 (Vito Acconci, New York, 1971) and PIER 18 (Gordon Matta-Clark, New York, 1971). Guest curated by Debby DeStaffan.
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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 ...