A pioneering figure in the development of minimal, conceptual, land art, and installation art, New York–based artist Walter De Maria was born in Albany, California, in 1935. De Maria is probably best known for his installations, such as The 2000 Sculpture, which is currently on view in LACMA's Resnick Pavilion. In conjunction with that exhibition, LACMA will screen De Maria's film Hard Core, which was shot in the Black Rock Desert, Nevada, in July of 1969. Hard Core draws on elements of the Western film genre while capturing the power of the desert landscape in a 360-degree panning shot. The film is accompanied by recordings of two pieces of music that were originally performed and recorded by De Maria: Cricket Music (1964) and Ocean Music (1969).
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