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Alfred
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directed by Joel Sucher, fl. 1972-2012 and Steven Fischler, fl. 1972-2012; produced by Katsumi Funahashi, fl. 2007, Joel Sucher, fl. 1972-2012 and Steven Fischler, fl. 1972-2012, Pacific Street Films (New York, NY - Brooklyn: Pacific Street Films, 2010), 58 mins
Alfred Levitt was perhaps the ultimate raconteur. He was a gifted storyteller, renowned artist, humanist, anarchist, sportsmen and spelunker. The documentary is a 'Rashomon' style look at his life and career from several points of view. Time and reflection, however, cast their own baleful eye on these efforts, in...
directed by Joel Sucher, fl. 1972-2012 and Steven Fischler, fl. 1972-2012; produced by Katsumi Funahashi, fl. 2007, Joel Sucher, fl. 1972-2012 and Steven Fischler, fl. 1972-2012, Pacific Street Films (New York, NY - Brooklyn: Pacific Street Films, 2010), 58 mins
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American Masters, Season 33, Rothko: Pictures Must Be Miraculous
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directed by Eric Slade, fl. 1986-2017, in American Masters, Season 33 (Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 53 mins
Painter Mark Rothko is one of the most renowned figures of the Abstract Expressionist movement. This film explores Rothko’s journey and includes interviews with his children, Academy Award-nominated writer John Logan, and many others.
directed by Eric Slade, fl. 1986-2017, in American Masters, Season 33 (Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 53 mins
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Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century, Season 7, Episode 4, Fiction
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directed by Susan Sollins, 1939-2014; produced by Eve Laure Moros, fl. 1991, Art21, in Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century, Season 7, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 55 mins
What makes a compelling story? How do artists disrupt everyday reality in the service of revealing subtler truths? This episode features artists who explore the virtues of ambiguity, mix genres, and merge aesthetic disciplines to discern not simply what stories mean, but how and why they come to have meaning.
directed by Susan Sollins, 1939-2014; produced by Eve Laure Moros, fl. 1991, Art21, in Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century, Season 7, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 55 mins
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Contrasts, Joseph Wright of Derby. The Spectacle of Light
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directed by Catherine Collis, fl. 1981-2014; produced by Jim Berrow, fl. 1989, Central Television Production, in Contrasts (England: Arts Council England, 1990), 25 mins
The work of English landscape and portrait painter, Joseph Wright (1734-1797), his documenting of the Industrial Revolution, and his fascination with the effects of light.
directed by Catherine Collis, fl. 1981-2014; produced by Jim Berrow, fl. 1989, Central Television Production, in Contrasts (England: Arts Council England, 1990), 25 mins
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Date with an Artist, Brad Lochore Meets Anya Hurlbert / Chris Ofili Meets Anthony Ismond
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directed by Janet Lee and Flavia Rittner, fl. 1997; produced by Arts Council England and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Date with an Artist (England: Arts Council England, 1997), 28 mins
Two short films showing contemporary British artists creating works relating to the lives of their recipients: Brad Lochore (b.1960) paints a computer-assisted image for Anya Hurlbert, a vision scientist, and Chris Ofili (b.1968) creates an elephant-dung painting for an inmate at Wormwood Scrubs prison.
directed by Janet Lee and Flavia Rittner, fl. 1997; produced by Arts Council England and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Date with an Artist (England: Arts Council England, 1997), 28 mins
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David Hockney on Modern Art
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directed by David Rowan, 1937-2001; produced by Arts Council of Great Britain; interview by Melvyn Bragg (England: Arts Council England, 1981), 45 mins
A interview in which David Hockney offers a personal account of the development of modern art in the 20th century and defends its frequent divergence from ‘photographic ' realism. He traces the beginning of the modern movement to Van Gogh and Cezanne. Using Picasso and Matisse as examples he demonstrates the abi...
directed by David Rowan, 1937-2001; produced by Arts Council of Great Britain; interview by Melvyn Bragg (England: Arts Council England, 1981), 45 mins
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Edward Hopper
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directed by Ron Peck, 1948-; produced by Patsy Nightingale, fl. 1977, Four Corner Films (England: Arts Council England, 1981), 49 mins
A video based on a search undertaken by filmmaker Ron Peck into the life and work of the painter Edward Hopper.
directed by Ron Peck, 1948-; produced by Patsy Nightingale, fl. 1977, Four Corner Films (England: Arts Council England, 1981), 49 mins
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Edward Hopper
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directed by Carol Bell; produced by Alan Yentob, 1947- (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1981), 39 mins
Nighthawks, New York Movie... Edward Hopper showed the world an America of late-night bars, lonely hotel rooms, sunlit buildings and moody, isolated figures. This profile tells the story of the great Modernist artist and paints a picture of an austere and unidealized American.
directed by Carol Bell; produced by Alan Yentob, 1947- (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1981), 39 mins
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The Ensorcery of James Ensor
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directed by Arnaud de Mezamat, fl. 1996 and Nora Philippe, 1982- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2010), 1 hour
James Ensor is an unclassifiable artist in the 19th and 20th centuries who developed an avant-garde art where colours and patterns unmask the carnival of our world. The film's visual approach is meant as a faithful tribute to the fantastic painting universe of James Ensor. The shadow of the painter still haunts th...
directed by Arnaud de Mezamat, fl. 1996 and Nora Philippe, 1982- (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose (Film distributor), 2010), 1 hour
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Frida Kahlo & Tina Modotti
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directed by Peter Wollen, 1938- and Laura Mulvey, 1941-; produced by Arts Council of Great Britain and Modelmark (England: Arts Council England, 1983), 29 mins
An analysis of the work of Mexican painter, Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), and Italian photographer, Tina Modotti (1896-1942), and ways in which women artists position themselves.
directed by Peter Wollen, 1938- and Laura Mulvey, 1941-; produced by Arts Council of Great Britain and Modelmark (England: Arts Council England, 1983), 29 mins
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