Bruce Conner - The New York Times Magazine


A classic art film about the first underwater atomic bomb testing

Bruce Conner’s best-known film, “Crossroads” (1976), pulls a pivotal moment of history into the art world, using declassified footage of the first underwater atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean in 1946. Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles is hosting a retrospective of Conner’s work in the context of this magnum opus, offering screenings of the classic film alongside drawings by Conner that contemplate destruction and rebirth.
Opening reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., on view through Dec. 20, Kohn Gallery, 1227 North Highland Ave, Los Angeles,