Robert Whitman

Robert Whitman: Playback

March 5, 2003 - January 11, 2004

<p>Robert Whitman. <i>Shower</i>, 1964. <br />Photo: Howard Agriesti.</p>

Robert Whitman. Shower, 1964.
Photo: Howard Agriesti.

 
 
 

 

Checklist

1. Garbage Bag, 1964
(2003 reconstruction)
formerly titled Shopping Bag
16mm film loop transferred to DVD, color, silent; projector, paper bag
16 x 12 x 61/2 inches
(40.6 x 30.5 x 16.5 cm)
Collection Copley Eisenberg

2. Bathroom Sink, 1964
(2003 reconstruction)
16mm film loop transferred to DVD, color, silent; projector, mirror, sink
8 x 19 x 17 inches (20.3 x 48.3 x 43.2 cm)
32 inches (81.3 cm) from floor mirror,
30 x 22 inches (76.2 x 55.9 cm)
84 inches (213.4 cm) from floor
84 x 30 x 19 inches (213.4 x 76.2 x 48.3 cm) overall
Collection of the artist

3. Shower, c. 1964
16mm film loop transferred to DVD, color, silent; projector, shower stall and curtain, water, water pump
80 x 30 x 30 inches (203.2 x 76.2 x 76.2 cm)
Collection Robert Rauschenberg

4. Window, 1963
(2003 reconstruction)
16mm film loop transferred to DVD, color, silent; projector, window frame, foliage window, 96 x 36 inches (243.8 x 91.4 cm)
shadow box, 140 x 96 x 46 inches (355.6 x 243.8 x 116.8 cm)
screen, 60 x 78 inches (152.4 x 198.2 cm)
Collection of the artist

5. Solid Red Line, 1967
laser and mechanics
9 min. revolution
dimensions variable; here, 231/2 x 28 feet (716.3 x 853.4 cm)
Collection Dia Art Foundation

6. Dante Drawings, 1974–75
27 double-sided drawings
graphite, colored pencil, pastel, wax crayon, and aluminum foil each 291/2 x 411/2 inches (74.9 x 105.4 cm)
Collection Dia Art Foundation

7. Spyglass (Film Images, 1960–1976), 1976/2003
4 16 mm film loops transferred to DVD, color, silent; 4 projectors, 4 screens, 4 mirrors mirrors, 96 x 96 inches (243.8 x 243.8 cm)
screens, 96 x 96 inches (243.8 x 243.8 cm)
octagon, 27 feet (823 cm), diameter
Collection Dia Art Foundation


Robert Whitman's Prune Flat (1965) and Light Touch (1976) will be performed at 7:30 pm, September 10–12, 2003.

 
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