The Recurring Dream, camera-pan-painting

The Recurring Dream: A Panoramic Painting Installation, 2007-8 depicts the famous dream sequence from the Cold War film classic, The Manchurian Candidate (1962). In this scene, the camera pans 360º around the room, transforming an elderly women’s meeting on hydrangeas into a brutal Communist display of mind-control, with a theater full of communist brass waiting to see a hypnotized American sergeant kill two of his own men. The ambiguity of this scene mixes perception and hallucination, which was at the center of the language of panoramic painting. The 9-sided structure that houses The Recurring Dream creates an industrial, masculine, perhaps threatening presence,

<span style="font-size: small; -webkit-border-horizontal-spacing: 2px; -webkit-border-vertical-spacing: 2px; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; color: #333333" class="Apple-style-span"><b><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 18px; margin-right: 0px; margin-left: 0px; text-align: justify; line-height: 21px; font: normal normal normal 16px/normal Arial"><b><i><span style="font-size: small" class="Apple-style-span">The Recurring Dream: A Panoramic Painting Installation, 2007-8</span></i></b><span style="font-size: small" class="Apple-style-span">&nbsp;depicts the famous dream sequence from the Cold War film classic,&nbsp;</span><i><span style="font-size: small" class="Apple-style-span">The Manchurian Candidate</span></i><span style="font-size: small" class="Apple-style-span">&nbsp;(1962). In this scene, the camera pans 360&ordm; around the room, transforming an elderly women&rsquo;s meeting on hydrangeas into a brutal Communist display of mind-control, with a theater full of communist brass waiting to see a hypnotized American sergeant kill two of his own men. The ambiguity of this scene mixes perception and hallucination, which was at the center of the language of panoramic painting. The 9-sided structure that houses The Recurring Dream creates an industrial, masculine, perhaps threatening presence,</span></p></b></span>
   
 
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