Marisa Merz, Untitled, 1992.

Connie Butler and Tacita Dean with a screening of Mario Merz

Hammer chief curator Connie Butler outlines Marisa Merz’s challenging, evocative body of work and its relationship to her domestic space and family life.

Butler’s presentation is followed by a screening of the short film Mario Merz by artist Tacita Dean. The film portrait captures Marisa Merz’s husband, the artist Mario Merz, months before his death. Followed by a discussion between Butler and Dean. (2002, dir. Tacita Dean, 16mm film, color, optical sound, 8 min.)

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