@NasherMuseum / no. 053 / July 2, 2013
The Cinematic Impulse
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
The Cinematic Impulse
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From Hiroshi Sugimotos Seascapes series

THE CINEMATIC IMPULSE INSTALLATION / Drawing from the Nasher Museum’s permanent collection, The Cinematic Impulse explores the intricate relationships between cinema, visual art and culture. Here we present a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the installation process, from removing the previous exhibition to the decision making process for placement of art in the space.

Wine being poured

SUMMER DAYS NASHER NIGHTS: WINE TASTING / Thursday, July 11, 6 PM / Cool off with a $5 pass to include tastings of four wines, with different selections each month (must be over 21 with proper ID). Purchase pass in advance at the Nasher Museum café (cash or credit) or at the event (cash only).  

Summer Days Nasher Nights is presented by Parker and Otis.

Live and Local

SUMMER DAYS NASHER NIGHTS: LIVE AND LOCAL / Sunday, July 14, Noon / Enjoy live music with Tom Merrigan, the Durham Piano Player; free for café patrons. A brunch menu featuring local ingredients will be available. Reservations online or call 919-684-6032.

Summer Days Nasher Nights is presented by Parker and Otis.

I is a

FILM SCREENING: I IS A LONG-MEMORIED WOMAN / Sunday, July 14, 2 PM / Film Screening of I is a Long-Memoried Woman (Director Frances Anne-Solomon, 1990, 50 min). Chosen to accompany the exhibition Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey, this film chronicles the history of slavery through the eyes of Caribbean women, using monologue, dance and song.

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FROM OUR BLOG / Renee Cagnina, exhibitions and publications manager at the Nasher Museum, talks about Robin Rhode's serial photography piece Wheel of Steel and its relationship to other works in The Cinematic Impulse. Read more.

IN THE STORE / Save online and when you visit the Nasher Museum Store. Nasher Museum Members enjoy a 10% discount in the store and cafe, and receive free, unlimited admission and special invitations and subscriptions to our full-color calendar and post card mailings. Become a member! Join online, call 919-684-3411 or visit the museum information desk.

Banner image: Mark Bradford, Untitled (detail), 2012. Etching, photogravure and chine-collé on paper; 20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm). Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC, USA. Museum purchase in honor of Kimerly Rorschach P’11, P’13, Mary D.B.T. and James H. Semans Director, with funds provided by Marilyn M. Arthur, Trent Carmichael, Margaret and Jack Neely, Virginia Rorschach, Paula Cooper, Paula and James Crown, Thomas S. Kenan III, Patricia and Thruston Morton, Christen and Derek Wilson, Deborah DeMott, Jason Rubell and Michelle Simkins-Rubell, C.T. Woods-Powell and Richard Powell, Peg Palmer, Trevor Schoonmaker and Teka Selman, Victor and Lenore Behar, Cynthia and Mark Kuhn, Katharine and Bryan Reid, Mindy and Guy Solie, Pepper and Donald Fluke, Ruth and Sidney Cox, Ann and Rhodes Craver, Trena and Richard Hawkins, Ginger and John Jernigan, Patricia and Bill Joklik, Peggy and John Murray, Mary and James Siedow, Eunice and Herman Grossman, Anna Ho and Bob Whalen, Sarah Schroth, Kristine Stiles, Barbara and Joel Smith, Jo and Peter Baer, Diana Evia-Lanevi and Ingemar Lanevi, Sandra Harris, Laura and James Ladd, Sue and Ralph McCaughan, N. Alison Haltom and David McClay, Carol O’Brien, Caroline and Arthur Rogers, Ruth Glesby Wagner, Maureen Berry, Arienne Cheek, Juline Chevalier, Pierce and Kathryn Freelon, Kristen L. Greenaway and Lori S. Ramsey, Angela and Aaron Greenwald, Reneé Cagnina Haynes and Morgan Haynes, Angela O. Terry and A. Daphne Terry, Marianne Wardle, Anne Williams and John Burness, Katharine A. Adkins, J Caldwell, Jamie Dupré, Heather B. Griswold, Brad Johnson, Wendy Hower Livingston, Catherine Morris, Kathleen Wright, Molly and Enrico Boarati, Kenneth Dodson, David Eck, Charles J. Carroll, Rachel Goodwin and Benjamin Riseling, Jimmy Jones, Lee Nisbet, Nikki Reeb, and Amy Weaver; 2012.18.5. ©Mark Bradford. Photo by Peter Paul Geoffrion.
Image for INSPIRE: Hiroshi Sugimoto, Tasman Sea, Ngarupupu, 1990. From the portfolio Time Exposed, printed 1991. Offset lithographs on paper. Promised gift of Blake Byrne, T'57. L.4.2007.34.18.
Image for BLOG: Robin Rhode, Wheel of Steel, 2006. Digital pigment prints mounted on four-ply museum board. 49.5 x 68 inches. Each print: 15 1/2 x 22 inches (39.4 x 55.9 cm). Museum purchase. 2007.3.1. Photo by J Caldwell.
ENJOY, CREATE, SHOP photos by J Caldwell.
Nasher Museum exhibitions and programs are generously supported by the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, the late Mary D.B.T. Semans and James H. Semans, the late Frank E. Hanscom III, The Duke Endowment, the Nancy Hanks Endowment, the Courtney Shives Art Museum Fund, the James Hustead Semans Memorial Fund, the Janine and J. Tomilson Hill Family Fund, the Trent A. Carmichael Fund for Community Education, the Neely Family Fund, the E. T. Rollins, Jr. and Frances P. Rollins Fund for the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, the Marilyn M. Arthur Fund, the Sarah Schroth Fund, the George W. and Viola Mitchell Fearnside Endowment Fund, the Gibby and Michael B. Waitzkin Fund, the K. Brantley and Maxine E. Watson Endowment Fund, the Victor and Lenore Behar Endowment Fund, the Margaret Elizabeth Collett Fund, the Nasher Museum of Art General Endowment, the Friends of the Nasher Museum of Art, and the Office of the President and the Office of the Provost, Duke University.
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