Wednesday 12/04/13 6:30PM-6PM
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Curator-led Tour: “Chris Burden: Extreme Measures”

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Cover Image: Chris Burden, 1 Ton Crane Truck, 2009. Restored 1964 F350 Ford crane truck with one-ton cast-iron weight. Dimensions: Truck and weight: 14 ft (H: tip of crane to ground) × 22 ft 10 in (L: front of truck to back of weight) × 8 ft (W: width of back of truck) / (4.2 × 6.9 × 2.4 m); One-ton weight: 20 × 20 × 20 in (50.8 × 50.8 × 50.8 cm.) Total weight: 9,000 lbs total. Courtesy the artist and Gagosian Gallery. Photo: Jesse Untracht-Oakner

Join Margot Norton, Associate Curator, for a private tour of “Chris Burden: Extreme Measures” while the Museum is closed to the public. RSVP to


“Chris Burden: Extreme Measures” is made possible through the lead support of the Henry Luce Foundation.

Major support is also provided by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Lonti Ebers and Bruce Flatt, Gagosian Gallery, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Generous support is provided by the Broad Art Foundation, Santa Monica, F.J. Sciame Construction Co., Inc., the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Foundation, LLWW Foundation, Eugenio López, Catriona and Simon Mordant, Nicolas Berggruen Charitable Foundation, Aby and Samantha Rosen, and Åke and Caisa Skeppner.

The International Leadership Council of the New Museum is gratefully acknowledged.

The publication for “Chris Burden: Extreme Measures” is made possible by the Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson Foundation.

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