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Refract, Reflect, Project: Light Works from the Collection

February 15, 2007 – April 8, 2007

Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden
7th and Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC

Location: Level 2

This exhibition highlights 24 objects from the collection in which light -- as substance and subject -- is central. Encompassing important practices and movements from the 20th century to the present, these works include examples of Bauhaus, Minimalist, kinetic, immersive environment, and conceptual art. Among the artists featured are Giovanni Anselmo, Chryssa, Thomas Wilfred, Joseph Kosuth, Dan Flavin, James Turrell, and Christoph Girardet.