Through Being Cool: The Music Videos of Mark Mothersbaugh and DEVO

24 Apr

unnamed-14unnamed-25DEVO, DEVO: The Complete Truth About De-Evolution, 1993. Laserdisc with cover.
Courtesy the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. © DEVO, Inc.

Monday, May 1, 6:30 pm
Einstein Auditorium, Barney Building
34 Stuyvesant Street (at 3rd Ave. and 9th St.)

From In the Beginning Was the End: The Truth About De-Evolution (1976) to Whip It(1980) and beyond, Jesse Bransford, Chair of Art & Art Professions, NYU, will screen and provide commentary on selections from DEVO’s groundbreaking music videos, the earliest of which predate not only MTV, but also the band’s studio recordings.

Organized by NYU’s Department of Art & Art Professions (Steinhardt), and co-sponsored by the Department of Cinema Studies (TSOA) and Grey Art Gallery.

Free of charge, no reservations, capacity limited. Photo ID required for entrance to NYU buildings. All programs subject to change.

Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia, on view at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery April 26July 15, 2017. For more information on the exhibition, please


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