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A new exhibition reveals Eleanor Antin as a pioneer in conceptual, perfomance, video and installation art


In Eleanor Antin's filmic art installation, "Vilna Nights," ghostly images flicker in the ruined courtyard of a Jewish ghetto. In one window, a woman burns a passel of love letters; in another, a tailor sobs while mending the clothing of murdered children; in a third, hungry children gape as a Chanukah feast materializes, then disappears.

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