On View
Robert Cumming
The Secret Life of Objects
Richard Renaldi: Manhattan Sunday
On View
May 5–7, 2017
Passes On Sale Now
On Screen at the Dryden Theatre

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Monday, April 10, 5 p.m.

Talks, Film Screenings | Spotlight

In partnership with Bivona Child Advocacy Center, the George Eastman Museum presents a special screening of Spotlight (Tom McCarthy, US/Canada 2015, 128 min., DCP), starring George Eastman Award winner Michael Keaton.

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Saturday, May 13, 12 p.m.

Talks | Focus 45: Will Green, Photography and Architecture

 Join William Green, curatorial assistant in the Department of Photography, for a discussion of the architectural photographs featured in the most recent installation of objects in the museum’s History of Photography Gallery.

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Friday, June 23, 6 p.m.

Talks | Conversation with the Artist: Lucinda Devlin

In conversation with Curator in Charge Lisa Hostetler, artist Lucinda Devlin will discuss her work on view in Sightlines.

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Current Exhibitions

Robert Cumming: The Secret Life of Objects

February 18, 2017 to May 28, 2017
Main Galleries

Perception, language, and the nuances of photographic vision are common themes in the work of Robert Cumming (American, b. 1943). His method of portraying the physically impossible so that it appears visually accurate has its roots in his early career as a painter, sculptor, performance artist, and mail artist. This exhibition traces the trajectory of Cumming’s work through several decades and focuses on his singular appreciation for the power of objects in art.

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