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<p>Robert Longo, The Forest (White House), 2019

Robert Longo, The Forest (White House), 2019, charcoal on three sheets of paper mounted to aluminum, Gift of Clifford Ross, 2023.6.2.a-c

Robert Longo: The Forest (White House)

Looking Closely

  • Saturday, April 22, 2023
  • 1:00 p.m.
  • East Building, Ground Level - Art Information Desk
  • Talks
  • In-person

This talk will focus on The Forest (White House), a monumental drawing from Robert Longo’s Engines of State. This installation features the renowned buildings that house the three branches of the United States government. Explore Longo’s idea that “Art is an attempt to try to understand our own contemporary situation through making images” through conversation and close looking. 50 minutes. Led by staff from the Department of Interpretation.