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Damage Control

Art and Destruction Since 1950

Press information

Opening: 13.11.2013, 7 p.m.
Press conference: 13.11.2013, 10:30 a.m. (will be followed by a press tour through the exhibition Damage Control. Body Art and Destruction 1968-1972 in the BRUSEUM, Neue Galerie Graz)
Duration: 14.11.2014-15.02.2015
Curators: Kerry Brougher, Director, Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, Los Angeles; Russell Ferguson, Professor, Department of Art, University of California (Los Angeles)
Project coordination (Graz): Katrin Bucher Trantow

Organized by the Hirshhorn Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC (USA) in association with Mudam Luxembourg (LUX)

The international tour of Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950 received major funding from the Terra Foundation for American Art, and is also made possible through generous support from the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia and the Japan Foundation.

Harold Edgerton, with Germeshausen & Grier,

Info exhibition: +43-316/8017-9200
Info press: +43-316/8017-9213 and DDI -9211
presse@museum-joanneum.at

Images

Publication is permitted exclusively in the context of announcements and reviews related to the exhibition. Please avoid any cropping of the images. Thank you for crediting the photographs according to the enclosed indications.

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Material

Harold Edgerton, with Germeshausen & Grier, (for the US Atomic Energy Commission),

Still from Photography of Nuclear Detonations, 1950s,
16mm Kodachrome film
Color and black-and-white. Silent
Running time: 11:34 minutes
Courtesy MIT Museum

Harold Edgerton, with Germeshausen & Grier, (for the US Atomic Energy Commission),

Still from Photography of Nuclear Detonations, 1950s,
16mm Kodachrome film
Color and black-and-white. Silent
Running time: 11:34 minutes
Courtesy MIT Museum

Harold Edgerton, with Germeshausen & Grier, (for the US Atomic Energy Commission),

Still from Photography of Nuclear Detonations, 1950s,
16mm Kodachrome film
Color and black-and-white. Silent
Running time: 11:34 minutes
Courtesy MIT Museum

Harold Edgerton, with Germeshausen & Grier, (for the US Atomic Energy Commission),

Still from Photography of Nuclear Detonations, 1950s,
16mm Kodachrome film
Color and black-and-white. Silent
Running time: 11:34 minutes
Courtesy MIT Museum

Harold Edgerton, with Germeshausen & Grier, (for the US Atomic Energy Commission),

Still from Photography of Nuclear Detonations, 1950s,
16mm Kodachrome film
Color and black-and-white. Silent
Running time: 11:34 minutes
Courtesy MIT Museum

Harold Edgerton, with Germeshausen & Grier, (for the US Atomic Energy Commission),

Still from Photography of Nuclear Detonations, 1950s,
16mm Kodachrome film
Color and black-and-white. Silent
Running time: 11:34 minutes
Courtesy MIT Museum

Ori Gersht, Stills from Big Bang I, 2006

Moving image for LCD flat screen
28 ½ x 23 ¼ in. (72.4 x 59.7 cm)
Color. Sound
Running time: 4:23 minutes
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 2008 (08.17)
© Ori Gersht. Photo by Lee Stalsworth, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

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Ori Gersht, Stills from Big Bang I, 2006

Moving image for LCD flat screen
28 ½ x 23 ¼ in. (72.4 x 59.7 cm)
Color. Sound
Running time: 4:23 minutes
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 2008 (08.17)
© Ori Gersht. Photo by Lee Stalsworth, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

Ori Gersht, Stills from Big Bang I, 2006

Moving image for LCD flat screen
28 ½ x 23 ¼ in. (72.4 x 59.7 cm)
Color. Sound
Running time: 4:23 minutes
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 2008 (08.17)
© Ori Gersht. Photo by Lee Stalsworth, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

Christian Marclay, Still from Guitar Drag, 2000

Video
Color. Sound
Running time: 14:00 minutes
Collection Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Mudam Luxembourg
© Christian Marclay. Courtesy of the Collection Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Mudam Luxembourg

Joe Sola, A Short Film about Looking, 2010

Video
Color. Sound
Running time: 4:30 minutes
Courtesy of the artist and Blackston, New York
Image: Courtesy and © Joe Sola

Gordon Matta-Clark, Window Blow-Out, 1976 (detail)

Gelatin silver print
10 ½ x 13 ½ in.
Generali Foundation Collection, Vienna
© 2013 Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Courtesy of The Estate of Gordon
Matta-Clark and David Zwirner, New York/London.

Jean Tinguely, The Sorceress, 1961

Jean Tinguely, The Sorceress, 1961
Iron, steel, paint, aluminum, ceramic, copper, hemp, cotton twine, galvanized wire, springs, electrical wire, and rubber, with electric motor
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC, Holenia Purchase Fund, in memory of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1988
© 2013 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris, photo by Lee Stalsworth, Hirshhorn Museum and
Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC