CANCELED: Bossy Burger, Heidi, and Painter
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Three of Paul McCarthy’s touchstone video performance works from the 1990s highlight the artist’s tendencies toward performing in character and in the guise of such iconic figures as Willem de Kooning and Alfred E. Neuman.
An in-person introduction by artist Kaari Upson precedes the screening. (Bossy Burger, 1991, dir. Paul McCarthy, 59 min.; Heidi, 1991, dir. Paul McCarthy and Mike Kelley, 64 min.; Painter, 1995, dir. Paul McCarthy, 50 min.)