The documentary Eva Hesse, by Marcie Begleiter (2016), investigates the life and artistic practice of one of the most influential and experimental artists of the last half-century. Emerging from the male-dominated artistic milieu of 1960s minimalism, Hesse created work that pushed new boundaries as she deliberately chose complicated and often impermanent materials for her sculptures. Read more about Eva Hesse: Film Screening and Discussion
Repeats every 3 weeks every Thursday until Thu Oct 27 2016 . Also includes Thu Nov 17 2016, Wed Feb 15 2017, Thu Mar 02 2017, Thu Apr 13 2017.
Radcliffe College Room, Schlesinger Library, 3 James St., Cambridge
Presented by: Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Admission: Free and open to the public. More information>
Famously, one is "not born a woman, but made." But what is she before?
This year-long film series will explore the power, precarity, and politics of "girlhood" through popular mythologies of "the girl" in narrative arts and visual culture. Each evening's feature presentation will feature a brief introductory program of opening remarks, film shorts, and/or selected readings.