An Evening with Anthony McCall

Monday, December 15, 2008, 7:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2

The central formal element underlying Anthony McCall's fusion of sculpture and cinema is durational structure. In this program, McCall discusses his recent projects within the context of his early work, expanding on the idea of durational drawing (in 2008 he reenacted the 1974 work Five-Minute Drawing at the artist-run exhibition space Orchard). Influenced by music scores, flow charts, storyboards, and architectural projections, his "solid light" installations are always initially developed through drawing; he also does the reverse, producing studies after a work has been realized. McCall discusses the relationship between the drawn line and the projection beam—representations of time and volumetric form on paper. McCall's work is currently presented in Anthony McCall: Elements for a Retrospective (Utzon Center, Aalborg, Denmark, previously at the Serpentine Gallery, London) and Anthony McCall (Galerie Martine Aboucaya, Paris), in addition to the following group exhibitions: Notation: Calculation and Form in the Arts (Akademie Der Kunste, Berlin), Cinema Indeed: Narratives & Projections (Itaú Cultural Center, São Paulo), Singapore Biennial 2008, and Seeing Double (Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne).

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