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Film Programs
On the Wings of Brancusi

January 2, 4, 10 at 12:30
East Building Auditorium

Introduced by Edgar Howard on January 10
American premiere

Romanian sculptor Constantin Brancusi (1876 – 1957) has been an enduring influence on a generation of American artists. Insights into Brancusi’s legacy are presented by artists Carl Andre, Lynda Benglis, Ellsworth Kelly, Martin Puryear, Richard Serra, Donald Judd, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, and others. Locations include the recreated Brancusi studio at the Centre Pompidou, the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Brancusi gallery, and studios and exhibitions of the artists. Anne d’Harnoncourt (director emeritus of the Philadelphia Museum of Art), Margit Rowell and Ann Temkin (cocurators of the 1995 Brancusi retrospective), critics Robert Storr and Richard Woodward, and others offer interpretive commentary. A Checkerboard Films production. (Edgar Howard and Susan Wald, 2018, 52 minutes)

courtesy Checkerboard Film Foundation

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The National Gallery of Art’s film program provides many opportunities throughout the year to view classic and contemporary cinema from around the world.

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