Tuesday Evenings at the Modern

Intermediate
  • June 11, 2019 - 7:00pm

in·ter·me·di·ate /ˌin(t)ərˈmēdēət/ adjective 1. coming between two things in time, place, order, character, etc. “an intermediate stage of development” synonyms: halfway, in-between, middle, mid, median, intermediary, intervening, interposed, transitional. noun 1. an intermediate thing. verb 1. act as intermediary; mediate. "the theory said that by intermediating between buyers and sellers, middlemen lower the costs of transactions"

Join us as we kick-off the Modern’s 2019 Tuesday Evenings at the Modern: Films with the screening of works selected for Intermediate. Intermediate was an open call to artists by the Modern for short films that interpret the work and inquiries of the artists in Disappearing — California, c. 1970: Bas Jan Ader, Chris Burden, Jack Goldstein. The artists whose works were chosen from those submitted are acknowledged and a brief discussion follows the screening of the selected works.

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Tuesday Evenings at the Modern: Films this summer focuses on filmmakers and films that have some direct or indirect relationship with the issues and circumstances of time, philosophy, and/or form found in Disappearing—California, c. 1970: Bas Jan Ader, Chris Burden, Jack Goldstein. To create a full experience, these presentations include a brief introduction and opportunity for discussion following the films when time allows. As a special addition, this summer some of the films will be selected and introduced by guest presenters.

This program begins at 7 pm. Seating is available in the Modern’s auditorium at 6:30 pm. The museum’s galleries are open until 7 pm on Tuesdays during the run of Tuesday Evenings at the Modern: Films. This program is free and open to the public. Up to two free tickets can be obtained at the admission desk beginning at 5 pm the day of the screening.

Image credit: Bas Jan Ader, Fall 1, Los Angeles, 1970. Black-and-white 16 mm film, silent; 24 seconds. Edition of 3. © The Estate of Bas Jan Ader / Mary Sue Ader Andersen, 2019 / The Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York. Courtesy of Meliksetian | Briggs, Los Angeles

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