KOHN GALLERY

A MOVIE

November 11, 2016 – January 14, 2017

During SFMOMA and MoMA’s large survey retrospective honoring the late Bruce Conner (1933 - 2008), Kohn Gallery premieres Conner’s masterwork, the seminal A MOVIE (1958). Comprised of scavenged newsreels, B-movies, and coming attractions, A MOVIE has been described as the first contemporary “found footage film.” The sophistication in which Conner has crafted the work – a precision that would define his entire oeuvre across diverse media – belies any association with the readymade.

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