Days of Endless Time

October 16, 2014 – April 6, 2015
Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Horizontal [Vaakasuora], 2011

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Independence Avenue at 7th Street, SW
Washington, DC

Second Level Floor Plan

In a world conditioned by the frantic, technology-driven pace of life, many moving-image artists are countering this sensibility with works that suspend and attenuate time or that evoke a sense of timelessness. Days of Endless Time presents installations, many drawn from the Hirshhorn’s collection, that emphasize escape, solitude, the thrall of nature, states of enchantment, meditation, and spirituality. The galleries will be transformed into a compelling refuge where visitors enter a poetic, drifting, reflective realm Jorge Luis Borges once characterized in a phrase, days of endless time…