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Media/Concept/Art
Curated by: Bob Riley

1200 Getty Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049
April 2nd, 2008 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Screening
WEBSITE:  
http://www.getty.edu
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
other
EMAIL:  
visitorservices@getty.edu
PHONE:  
310-440-7300
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Thu 10-6 Fri and Sat 10-9
ARTS ORGANIZATION:  
The Getty Research Institute, The J. Paul Getty Museum
TAGS:  
video-art, contemporary, theater
COST:  
Admission is FREE; reservations required by emailing reservations@getty.edu

DESCRIPTION

Bob Riley, independent curator and founder of the Department of Media Arts at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, investigates the legacy of performance art and its relationship to video in California. By adapting vaudeville and experimental postwar theater—embracing radical forms of public dissent that characterized the era—to the stage of the television image, artists set a precedent