The Hollywood Film

1 min, color, silent, Super 8mm film on video

Flat discs (possibly Cracker Jack prizes) are tilted in the artist's hands, each revealing a mirrored surface and the face of a beautiful woman. In this absurd demonstration of "cinema," Baldessari reduces movie magic to its barest elements: actresses and lighting.

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1972-1973, 6:15 min, color, silent