Artist's Showcase; Magritte sur la Plage
Part of New Television Workshop.
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- Artist's Showcase
- Magritte sur la Plage
- Series Description
Anthology series of experimental, avant garde video productions. Program titles: "DANCE FOR CAMERA - SHOW I: DISTRICT I and PALE COOL, PALE WARM;" "DANCE FOR CAMERA - SHOW II: TZADDICK;" "DANCE FOR CAMERA - SHOW III: GEORGE'S HOUSE;" "SELECTED WORKS - 1974 - 1975;" "THE GIRL WITH THE FLAXEN HAIR;" "SET OF COINCIDENCE;" "ALL ACROSS BOSTON;" " UNTITLED PERFORMANCE BY ROBERT GOLDMAN;" "QUIDDATAS;" "TELEPORTRAITS;" "FOUR SIDED TAPES;" "AMY LOWELL;" "PRIMORDIAL SOUP;" "HOWARD;" "THIRD TAPE;" "PAST FANTASIES;" "SEMI BUFFET;" "EAST ENDED TAPE;" "A COLOR PIECE FOR TV;" "CONTEXTS AND ONE AND MANY;" "THREE TRANSITIONS;" "CITY SCAPE;" "OUT OF TIME;" "NO TITLE." Series release date: 1975
- Program Description
This is a dramatic movement work featuring the reconstruction of various elements from Magritte paintings and incorporating live bodies at a beach/ocean setting. Plastic letters are arranged and rearranged to spell the words "evil" and "la vie." Text is spoken in French and English, and unidentified music accompanies the work.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Video art
- Experimental films
- Film and Television
- Ros Barron (Producer)
- Magritte, René, 1898-1967 ()
- Chicago: “Artist's Showcase; Magritte sur la Plage,” 10/13/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 23, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_934F66495B3D4CB9B9102ACFF03AF12B.
- MLA: “Artist's Showcase; Magritte sur la Plage.” 10/13/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 23, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_934F66495B3D4CB9B9102ACFF03AF12B>.
- APA: Artist's Showcase; Magritte sur la Plage. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_934F66495B3D4CB9B9102ACFF03AF12B