July 28 - Films by Mario García Torres
Mario García Torres, a conceptual artist known for work that addresses the ways in which art and information are constructed over time, was featured this spring in the Modern's FOCUS: Mario García Torres. The exhibition included the video The Schlieren Plot, a signature work in that, as explained by the exhibition's curator Alison Hearst, it uses unrealized Texas-based projects by the late artist Robert Smithson as a springboard for broader topics.
July 21 – Tiny Furniture, 2010
“Why do I feel such affection for Tiny Furniture? It’s a well-crafted film, for one thing. . . . It shows a command of style and purpose; Dunham knows what she wants and how she needs to get it, and succeeds. Her character Aura is not charismatic or glowing or mercurial or seductive or any of those advertising adjectives, but she believes she deserves to be happy, and we do, too.” Roger Ebert
July 7 – Tom Sachs Movies
“Any time you teach something it’s an opportunity to define it in greater depth and seriousness for yourself. So the movies are and continue to be a way for me to understand my practice in depth.” Tom Sachs
June 30 – The Dance of Reality, 2013
Alejandro Jodorowsky’s film The Dance of Reality, 2013, was recommended by recent Tuesday Evenings lecturer Sina Najafi, editor-in-chief of Cabinet magazine and the editorial director of Cabinet Books, who presented a special project based on the work of Gordon Matta-Clark.