Tuesday, August 17, 2010

The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl @ the Nasher // Exhibition Opening and DJ Party

August 25, 2010
8:30 - 10:30 PM
Opening Event and DJ Party

Be the first to see "The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl," the groundbreaking exhibition that explores the culture of vinyl records through 50 years of contemporary art. Celebrate with artists William Cordova, Harrison Haynes, Taiyo Kimura, Tim Lee, David McConnell, Mingering Mike, 9th Wonder, Fatimah Tuggar and Lyota Yagi. Listen to records with New York-based DJs Piotr Orlov and Dave Tompkins, who contributed essays to the exhibition catalogue. See work by 41 artists, including a 16-foot canoe made of red 45s by Satch Hoyt, colorful buttons made of melted down Billie Holiday records by Dario Robleto and Mark Soo's 3D recreation of Sun Records studio in 1954 Memphis.

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