Joseph H. Hirshhorn Discusses His Washington Museum

Joseph H. Hirshhorn Discusses His Washington Museum

Streaming Video - 1975
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Exploration of the artistic and philanthropic passions of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, the "Uranium King," at the opening of his museum, The Hirshhorn Museum, a gift to the nation in Washington, D.C. Includes scenes of the gala inaugural party and the installation of art work, including the helicoptering in of a massive stone piece. With comments from celebrity artists invited to the opening. Interview and commentary by arts critic and lecturer Rosamond Bernier, who also visits Hirshhorn on his estate in Connecticut where many more pieces from his vast collection are seen. The Hirshhorn Museum was at the time of filming the newest addition to the museum-lined Mall in the national capital; its opening meant that in one jump Washington D.C. had placed itself in the front ranks of major modern art centers.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Creative Arts Television (Firm), [1975]
Copyright Date: ©1975
Characteristics: video file,rda
1 online resource (1 video file (29 min., 0 sec.)) : sound, color


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