Hengst is a San Francisco-based painter and performance artist. Here he presents a series of new and revisited solo works, including Stink Bomb, I Am a Tree, and Elvis. Hengst's pieces employ both wry and broad humor, zinging the audience with one-liners and also catching them in a warm embrace.
Cliff Hengst: Maybe
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Thursday, August 9, 2012, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, August 11 and 12, 2012, 3:00 p.m.
Fourth-floor performance gallery
Cliff Hengst, artist and musician
Thursday, August 9
Incantation to Destroy a Cultural Institution, 2012
with Wayne Smith and Scott Hewicker
Saturday, August 11
Make Me Wanna Holler, 1992
In My Room, 1992
Clowny Sadcakes, 1993
Sunday, August 12
When Life Puts That Juju on Me, 2009
Shout Out to All My Departed Pets, 2001
You Can If You Think You Can, 2012
Stink Bomb, 2005
View excerpts from the performance in our video archive.
Image: Cliff Hengst, Lab, 2011; courtesy Cliff Hengst