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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: 14.11.2014-22.02.2015
Curators: Kerry Brougher, Interim Director and Chief Curator, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; 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


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

Videostill from Photography of Nuclear Detonations, 1950s,
Courtesy of MIT Museum