Spanning Conner's 50-year career: photography, film, painting and performance are all part of the 250 object exhibition.

Conner, 1933-2008, emerged from California's art scene as one of the most important American interdisciplinary artists of the postwar period. His work encompasses both the concerns of the 20th century, that himself and his contemporaries dared to venture in to, such as consumerism and nuclear apocalypse.

Conner-web1 LOOKING GLASS, 1964

The exhibition features CHILD, 1959 and LOOKING GLASS, 1964, both examples of how Conner was an early practitioner of found-object assemblage.

Conner was also a pioneer of film, developing a talent for avant-garde filmmakingby  using footages from new reports and other sources to create dark films. A MOVIE, 1958 and CROSSROADS, 1976, have become important works of American experimental cinema.

Photo: © Conner Family Trust/Courtesy of Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles Photo: © Conner Family Trust/Courtesy of Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles

Over 50 years on from the creation of some of his most challenging and disturbing works, with today's political climate and social change, Conner's work is more relevant than ever.

BRUCE CONNER: IT'S ALL TRUE will be at the MoMA until 2 October 2016. For more information, see here.

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