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Jonathan VanDyke contemplates Jackson Pollock’s Convergence, 1952 (Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr., 1956; © 2011 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York).

Artist Talk: Jonathan VanDyke

Friday, June 3, 2011 ● 7 pm

FREE
Lower West Gallery

How long do most people stop to look at a work of art—five minutes, 30 seconds? The artist Jonathan VanDyke will stand and contemplate Jackson Pollock’s Convergence, 1952, for forty hours over five days for a performance work called The Long Glance. In this talk, VanDyke will share discoveries from his performance and discuss connections to his other work. He will also give a short reprise performance earlier on June 3, from 1:30 to 5 pm.

VanDyke's original performance of The Long Glance will take place at the Gallery from Saturday, May 28, through Thursday, June 2, 2011.

Part of M&T FIRST FRIDAYS @ THE GALLERY

On the First Friday of every month—from 10 am to 10 pm—admission to the Gallery's Collection, and to most events and performances, is free for everyone. Learn more

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