Saturday, March 14 | 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Join us on March 14 for the latest exhibition at the Zuckerman…
Georgia (Mar 6, 2015) —
Saturday, March 14 | 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Join us on March 14 for the latest exhibition at the Zuckerman Museum of Art
KENNESAW, Ga. (March 6, 2015) - Featuring more than 60 multimedia works from local and nationally-acclaimed artists, including Andy Warhol, Dawoud Bey and Rineke Dijkstra, Pause focuses on contemporary ideas of stillness and artists' attempts to change or slow time. Themes of death, time, ethnicity, gender, class and identity emerge from portraits and figures that suspend animation, stop, withdraw and interrupt the flow of movement.
The March 14 Opening Reception features performances by Owl Style Zero breakdancing crew, the Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company Apprenticeship Program and DJing by Owl Radio. Free + open to the public!
Exhibition highlights include:
• Andy Warhol - Sleep, a 50-minute excerpt of the five hourlong anti-film depicting Warhol’s sleeping friend, John Giorno, who is suspended by seeming stillness. Giorno’s sleep is punctuated by micro-movements for the patient viewer/voyeur.
• Jeroen Eisinga - Springtime, a black-and-white film recording Eisinga's foray into "bee-bearding." After a caged queen bee is placed below Eisinga's chin, 150,000 bees engulf him over the course of 19 minutes.
• Christina A. West- Pause, a larger-than-normal figure of unnatural color is positioned mid-gesture. While appearing to be frozen in time and space, movement is projected onto the figure's eyes to simulate the animation of the inanimate.
• George S. Whiteley, IV- Daguerreotypes and tintypes from the 1800s are exhibited from the vast collection of Atlanta-based photography expert George S. Whiteley. The ten portraits in Pause, selected to represent how photography broke down class barriers, depict post-mortem subjects and a head and neck brace used to resist movement during long exposure.
• Other artists in Pause include Peter Bahouth, Phong Bui, Merce Cunningham, Rineke Dijkstra, Diana Flowers, Andre Keichian, Elizabeth King, Sean McCormick, Philip Pearlstein, Kehinde Wiley and Stewart Ziff.
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