66, 1966 - film & original index card drawings by Robert Breer

The American artist Robert Breer Working has been at the forefront of experimental animation for over fifty years and he is widely regarded as one of the most important figures in 20th century experimental film.


Details

Medium:
1) 16mm film; 2) drawing on card
Dimensions:
1) variable; 2) 93.5 x 74 cm (framed)
Art Fund grant:
£11,888 ( Total: £11,888)
Acquired in:
2009
Vendor:
gb agency

The tremendous richness of the animated film 66 comes about through Breer’s unique understanding of and playfulness with motion. Bursts of continuous movement, jerky and irregular rhythms and drawn objects rotating in three dimensions. The effect is that viewers are held literally at the edge of their perception by a continual unfolding of surprises. These works were presented by the Art Fund through Art Fund International.

Provenance

The artist.

Venue details

mima, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art Centre Square, MIDDLESBROUGH Cleveland TS1 2AZ 01642 726720 www.visitmima.com

Entry details

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