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James Benning and Sharon Lockhart: Over Time

Herzfeld Center for Photography and Media Arts

Separated by a generation, American artists James Benning (b. 1942), a Milwaukee native, and Sharon Lockhart (b. 1964) often cite each other’s films as an influence on their own work. This exhibition, which will evolve in two installations over the course of a year, reveals connection points between their practices.


Exhibitions in the Herzfeld Center for Photography and Media Arts sponsored by: Herzfeld Foundation Madeleine and David Lubar
Supporting Sponsors: Christine A. Symchych & James P. McNulty
Thanks to the Museum Visionaries:Debbie and Mark Attanasio Donna and Donald Baumgartner John and Murph Burke Sheldon and Marianne Lubar Joel and Caran Quadracci Sue and Bud Selig Jeff Yabuki and the Yabuki Family Foundation
Image:
  • Sharon Lockhart, LUNCH BREAK, 2008 (still). 35mm, 83 minutes. Courtesy the artist, Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels, neugerriemschneider, Berlin. © Sharon Lockhart
  • James Benning, BNSF, 2012 (still). Single-channel HD video with color and sound, 195 minutes. Courtesy the artist and neugerriemschneider, Berlin. © James Benning