Hirshhorn Plaza

Friday, July 19, 2013

Length: 49:06  Download | Listen in iTunes

Hirshhorn exhibits specialist Scott Larson discusses interpreting the installation artist’s intention in Over, Under, Next.

Works discussed in the talk:

Josef Albers American, b. Botrop, Germany, 1888–1976
72.61 Level 2
Window Picture
Glass, metal, wire, paint, nails, mesh, imitation pearls, and ink

Joseph Cornell American, b. Nyack, New York, 1903–1972
 Level 2
The Seaside
c. 1955
Printed papers, colored sand, driftwood, coral, nut, starfish, glass, and marbles, in glass-faced wood box

Joseph Cornell American, b. Nyack, New York, 1903–1972
 Level 2
Sand Fountain
c. 1957-1959
Gesso, oil, photomechanical reproductions, sand, mirror glass, drinking glass, and nails in glass-faced wood box

Mario Merz Italian, b. Milan, 1925–2003
90.6 Level 2
From Continent to Continent
Steel, glass, neon, clay, metal cables, electrical wire, and transformer

Ann Hamilton in collaboration with Kathryn Clark, Ann Hamilton, American, b. Lima, Ohio, 1956, Kathryn Clark, American, b. Knoxville, Tennessee, 1971
04.29 Level 2
Pencil on newsprint; map tacks; beeswax tablets; wood shelf; electric fan; steel and glass vitrine; cabbages; snails

Damien Hirst British, b. Bristol, England, 1965
93.27 Level 2
The Asthmatic Escaped II
Glass, metal, camera on tripod, shoes, clothing, film, saucer, plastic cup and lid, candy bar, and inhaler

Jim Hodges American, b. Spokane, Washington, 1957
99.27 Level 2
This Way In
Silk, plastic, and wire with pins

Dan Steinhilber American, b. Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 1972
04.33 Level 2 
Paper-clad wire hangers