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  • WHITE DARKNESS The term Maya Deren used to describe the state of possession that she experienced.

    The Serpent and the Rainbow

  • Hence the metaphor for possession and the meaning of the title of Maya Deren’s book The Divine Horsemen.

    The Serpent and the Rainbow

  • While some American avant-garde filmmaking might fall under the Modernist rubric—the work of Maya Deren and Stan Brakhage, for instance—it is time-tested narratives, photogenic stars and pyrotechnical effects that have filled the seats.

    Making It New in the New World

  • As well as surveying her work, this month-long celebration includes an expanded cinema event in the Turbine Hall, as well as pieces by Hammer's friends, colleagues and admirers, the premiere of her new short devoted to Maya Deren and talks and discussions with the artist herself.

    This week's new film events

  • Also embedded in the portraits are mini-homages to Derek Jarman, Maya Deren, Jack Smith, and others.

    G. Roger Denson: MoMA and AA Bronson Present "Queer Cinema: Today and Yesterday"

  • Also embedded in the portraits are mini-homages to Derek Jarman, Maya Deren, Jack Smith, and others.â¨Silver.

    G. Roger Denson: MoMA and AA Bronson Present "Queer Cinema: Today and Yesterday"

  • "Each film gets a unique treatment," said FORMA's Mark Dwinell, who was challenged by viewings of Maya Deren's "At Land" and Shirley Clarke's "Dances in the Sun."

    The Cinema of Cruelty and Kindness

  • The charismatic afterlife of an avant-garde filmmaker is the theme of "Maya Deren's Sink," Barbara Hammer's lively short that honors Ms. Deren's larger-than-life persona through the memories of those close to her—including her 1940s Morton Street neighbors who were kept awake by her dusk-til-dawn parties.

    Listening at Latinbeat, Looking In on Ol' Blue Eyes

  • It boasts no less than 150 works, including that of founding fathers and mothers like Louise Bourgeois, René Magritte and Hans Bellmer, alongside later scions such as Sarah Lucas and Rachel Whiteread, film-makers Buster Keaton, Cocteau and Maya Deren and architect Rem Koolhaas.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • "While Bodies Get Mirrored" displays contemporary and modern art exploring human movement and dance, including work by Maya Deren, William Forsythe, Julian Goethe, Delia Gonzalez, Babette Mangolte and others.

    Time Off Europe

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