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January 1998, Week 5


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Marilyn Jimenez <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 28 Jan 1998 13:37:06 -0500
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One of my choices would be Charles Burnett's Killer of Sheep because it shows
the spaces of poverty and the poverty of space.  There are also beautiful shots
of women, children and men in their private worlds. I look forward to the
exhibition whatever you
Marilyn Jimenez
Director of Africana Studies
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Lynda Bogel wrote:
> Below is the description of an upcoming art exhibition at Cornell
> University.  The curators would like to show several films whose themes
> dovetai, in conjunction with this exhibition,.  As a faculty advisor, I'd
> appreciate your suggestions.  The curators' first thoughts:  "Rear Window"
> and "Rape" (Lennon/Ono).
> Thank you, Lynda Bogel
> "Private:  Exploring Personal Space"
> March 14 - June 7, 1998
> What goes on behind the closed doors of another gender, another class,
> another age group?  Private space is theoretically controlled by
> individuals, but is in fact constructed by society.  Therefore, it
> remains a concept that changes not only from person to person, but also
> over time.  Artists, in choosing such subjects, provide glimpses --
> secretive or open -- into these private spheres, and in doing so present
> their own interpretations of the roles and functions of personal space.
> This exhibition, curated by a group of Cornell's art history majors,
> presents prints and photographs by a wide range of artists, including
> Maerten van Heemskerck, Jean-Jacques Tissot, Robert Frank, and many others.
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