Wednesday, August 10, 2011

EVENT: "Bearden Plays Bearden" Film Screening / Studio Museum in Harlem / August 11, 2011

Thursday August 11th 7:00pm
Summer of Music: Harlem Outdoor Music and Screening Series

The Maysles Cinema Presents


In Honor of the Centennial of Romare Bearden's birth, September 2, 1911.
The Studio Museum in Harlem In Collaboration with the Maysles
Cinema Presents:
 @ The Courtyard at the Studio Museum 
144 West 125th Street

7:00pm Music:
DJ Ski Hi
(100 years of music)

8:30pm Screening:
Bearden Plays Bearden
Billie Allen and Nelson E Breen, 1981, 60 min.
Features conversations with Ntozake Shange and Joseph Campbell,among others, about Romare Bearden and his legacy as well as Bearden's own observations and time with him in his studio. A painter, collagist, muralist, and set designer whose influence reverberates still, Romare Bearden, one of the founders of the Studio Museum and a featured artist in the current exhibition Spiral: Perspectives on an African-American Art Collective, is widely recognized as one of the most important artists of the twentieth century.

Food and drink will be available for purchase in the Atrium Cafe.

Maysles Cinema | 343 Lenox Ave/ Malcolm X Blvd. | New York | NY | 12345
The Maysles Cinema was founded by documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles 
and is co-directed by Jessica Green and Philip Maysles.


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