Abstraction, Avant-Garde, and the Silver Screen

August 26, 2010
Film Screening and Discussion

Film Screening and Discussion

Discover how abstraction is captured in avant-garde film and on the silver screen. This program offers a special look at four short, avant-garde films by Mary Ellen Bute and Dwinell Grant from the exhibition Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America, 1920–50s followed by a screening of Busby Berkeley’s feature film Dames (1934), known for its abstract choreography.

Admission is free, but because seating is limited, reservations are required. Call 817.989.5030 or e-mail education@cartermuseum.org to register.

08/26/2010 6:00pm 08/26/2010 7:30pm Abstraction, Avant-Garde, and the Silver Screen Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public