Wednesday, November 08, 2006

An Evening with the Art of the Future

The Phillips Collection
1600 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, 6 - 8 p.m.

In the 1920s, New York City welcomed a host of international artists - from Marcel Duchamp to Alfred Stieglitz - who replaced traditional art ideas and practices with new materials and techniques.  In connection with the Société Anonyme exhibition, the revolutionary works of this era will be celebrated during a special Artful Evening, featuring:

*Film screenings of experimental cinema
Emak-Bakia (1926), directed by Man Ray
Ballet mécanique (1924), directed by Fernand Léger
Manhatta (1921), directed by Paul Strand and Charles Sheeler
Entr'acte (1924), directed by Réné Clair and Francis Picabia

*Gallery talks exploring Marcel Duchamp and the Spirit of Dada

*Concert performance by award-winning pianist Gilles Vonsattel

*Extended hours for the museum café

Included in museum admission.  No reservations required.  For more information, contact (202) 387-2151.

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