An image containing a film still of Robert Smithson with books
Film Screening

Robert Smithson - Friday Films | Season 2 Holt/Smithson Foundation

Join Holt/Smithson Foundation this Friday for its second season of Friday Films, which kicks off with a special screening of Robert Smithson's film, Spiral Jetty (1970).⁠

This season of Friday Films presents films made by Nancy Holt and Smithson that relate to two solo exhibitions of Smithson’s work: Hypothetical Islands at Marian Goodman Gallery London and Primordial Beginnings at Galerie Marian Goodman. While in person-viewing of these exhibitions is currently suspended in compliance with national mandates in France and the UK, the Foundation will be screening the five films on view in Hypothetical Islands online every weekend throughout the end of the year.⁠

Friday Film Program Season 2 Schedule

November 13, 2020: ⁠
Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty (1970)⁠

November 20, 2020: ⁠
Nancy Holt, Mangrove Ring (1971)⁠

December 4, 2020: ⁠
Nancy Holt, The Making of Amarillo Ramp (1973/2013)⁠

December 11, 2020: ⁠
Nancy Holt, Bob with Books (1971)⁠

December 18, 2020: ⁠
Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson, Mono Lake (1968/2004)⁠

Each film in the program will be made available from 12 pm Mountain Time on Friday through to 12 pm Mountain Time on Monday. A video introduction from individual artists and scholars will be shared on Thursday before the screening.⁠

Image: Still from Nancy Holt, Bob with Books (1971)
Color, silent
16 mm film
© Holt/Smithson Foundation, Licensed by VAGA at ARS, New York

13 November - 18 December 2020

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