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Parrish Art Museum
Phone
631-283-2118
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Location

Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY

Date

Dec 14 2018

Time

6:00 pm

Cost

$12

Age

All

Film & Talk: Lana Jokel’s film “Keith Sonnier-Sketches to Neon”

Join filmmaker Lana Jokel for a screening of her short film, “Keith Sonnier-Sketches to Neon,” followed by a conversation with Jokel, Sonnier, and Alicia Longwell, Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Chief Curator, Art and Education.

Jokel’s 15 minute pilot illuminates the history and creative process of Sonnier, a pioneering figure in the fields of conceptual, post-minimal, video, and performance art who radically reframed the function of sculpture. Filmed at two locations in the Hamptons, the documentary follows Sonnier and Jokel to a local autobody shop where the artist is transforming a 1950’s Oldsmobile into a mobile neon sculpture. The second location is Sonnier’s Bridgehampton studio, where he and Jokel discuss his process of transforming sketches and maquettes into neon works.

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