Searching for Meaning in Melton: Kidnapper’s Foil and Beyond – Blaffer Art Museum

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Searching for Meaning in Melton: Kidnapper’s Foil and Beyond

January 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

 

 

Searching for Meaning in Melton: Kidnapper’s Foil and Beyond
Lecture by Caroline Frick
In conjunction with the exhibition, Gareth Long: Kidnappers Foil

Thursday, January 16
6:30pm – 8:00pm
FREE and open to the public

Caroline Frick is Associate Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film at The University of Texas at Austin and founder of the Texas Archive of the Moving Image. She will discuss the famously itinerant entrepreneur Melton Barker and his production of over 300 versions of the film Kidnappers Foil across the United States.

The lecture will be held at Dudley Recital Hall across the courtyard from Blaffer Art Museum.

[Image: Gareth Long, Childress, Texas version (1936) of The Kidnappers Foil, filmed by Melton Barker. Courtesy of the artist.]

Details

Date:
January 16
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Blaffer Art Museum
Phone:
713-743-9521
Website:
http://blafferartmuseum.org

Venue

Dudley Recital Hall
across the Fine Arts Courtyard from Blaffer Art Museum
Houston, TX 77204-7121 United States
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7137439521

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Phone: 713-743-9521
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