The Third Mind – at Guggenheim

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Ann Hamilton

“What is the Sound of Two Blocks of Ice Melting?”
The Third Mind—American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860 – 1989
by Ellen Pearlman
Guggenheim Museum: January 30 – April 19, 2009

Encompassing two-hundred and fifty works by one-hundred artists and literary figures from James McNeil Whistler to Tehching Hsieh and poets Ezra Pound and Allen Ginsberg, there are special commissions by Ann Hamilton and live performances by Alison Knowles, Gary Snyder, Meredith Monk, Laurie Anderson, and Robert Wilson.

View video about this exhibition here.

More images and review from artfultext blog here.


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