Shirley Clarke

American, 1919–1997

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Shirley Clarke was a leading figure in American avant-garde cinema in the 1950s and ’60s, and a pioneer of video art in the ’70s. With a background as a dancer, she made works that she considered “choreography of images”. Her works …

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Career Highlights
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 3 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Greater New York
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