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Mini-Retrospective of Work by Bruce Conner to be Presented by Creative Time

NEW YORK, NY.- At 44 1/2, Creative Time’s presentation of video art on MTV’s outdoor, gilded screen located in the heart of New York City’s Times Square, will showcase the work of legendary artist Bruce Conner (1933-2008) in a mini-retrospective from February 1-28, 2010. Bruce Conner has influenced generations of artists, and his oeuvre spans more than 50 years. Creative Time will present three of his film works At 44 1/2 from the early years of his output to the year of his death: ‘TEN SECOND FILM’ (1965), ‘CROSSROADS’ (1976), and ‘EASTER MORNING’ (2008). “For years we have dreamt of showing the films of Bruce Conner,” said Anne Pasternak, president and artistic director of Creative Time, “an artist who has been enormously influential to so many other artists and whose videos have done so much to shape video art,