Then, Not Nauman: Conceptualists of the Early Seventies

1/31/07 to 4/4/07

Video art by Vito Acconci, Peter Campus, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, and others provides context for Bruce Nauman's work in the BAM exhibition A Rose Has No Teeth.

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  • The Medium Is

    • Wednesday, April 4 7:30pm

    Body merges with medium and artists exploit repetition to explore the phenomenology of televisual communication. Works by Lynda Benglis, Peter Campus, Hermine Freed, Dan Graham, and Richard Serra.

  • Am I Making Art

    • Wednesday, March 7 7:30pm

    Key early-'70s videoworks by Vito Acconci, John Baldessari, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, and Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson linger on language and offer deadpan definitions of the state of the art.

  • Body Armor

    • Wednesday, February 28 7:30pm

    In the mid-'70s, artists did amazing things with the body and the film frame in order to activate internal states. Featured: Charlemagne Palestine, Rita Myers, Vito Acconci, Susan Mogul, and Paul McCarthy.

  • Ritual Redux

    • Wednesday, January 31 7:30pm

    A literal "body" of works by Bruce Nauman's 1970s contemporaries Vito Acconci, Terry Fox, Joan Jonas, and William Wegman, in which performance is sculpture, the body its medium, the message surprisingly moving.