Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance

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Andy Warhol, Orange Disaster #5, 1963

Andy Warhol, Orange Disaster #5, 1963. Acrylic and silkscreen enamel on canvas, 269.2 x 207 cm. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Gift, Harry N. Abrams Family Collection 74.2118. © 2010 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc./
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Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance

November 9, 2010–March 13, 2011

Much of contemporary photography and video seems haunted by the past, by ghostly apparitions that are reanimated in reproductive media, as well as in live performance and the virtual world. By using dated, passé, or quasi-extinct stylistic devices, subject matter, and technologies, this art embodies a melancholic longing for an otherwise irrecuperable past. Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance examines myriad ways photographic imagery is incorporated into recent practice and in the process underscores the unique power of reproductive media while documenting a widespread contemporary obsession, both collective and individual, with accessing the past. The works included in the exhibition range from individual photographs and photographic series, to sculptures and paintings that incorporate photographic elements, and to videos, film, and site-specific installations. Drawn primarily from the Guggenheim Museum collection, Haunted includes work by such artists as Marina Abramović, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Christian Boltanski, Sophie Calle, Tacita Dean, Roni Horn, Pierre Huyghe, Cady Noland, Phillipe Parreno, Robert Rauschenberg, Cindy Sherman, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Jeff Wall, Andy Warhol, and Gillian Wearing. A significant part of the exhibition is dedicated to work created since 2001 by younger artists. This exhibition is curated by Jennifer Blessing, Curator of Photography, and Nat Trotman, Associate Curator, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.