Keyword: sculpture

Parce que j'étais peintre (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
In 1945, when the Allies liberated the concentration camps, they discovered thousands of secretly created artworks. These drawings, hidden from the Nazis, offer an unparalleled understanding of life in the camps. Featuring interviews with surviving artists and curators, as well as recently uncovered evidence, this fascinating documentary considers the ability of art to capture, reflect and survive...
Dir: Christophe Cognet
With: N/A
Fifi Howls from Happiness

Fifi Howls from Happiness (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 08/07/2014
The acclaimed paintings and sculptures of provocative artist Bahman Mohassess dominated pre-revolutionary Iran. Irreverent and uncompromising, a gay man in a hostile world, Mohassess had a conflicted relationship with his homeland: he was revered by elites and praised as a national icon, only to be censored later by an oppressive regime. Known for his iconoclastic art as well as his scathing...
Dir: Mitra Farahani
With: N/A
Cutie And The Boxer

Cutie And The Boxer (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 81 minutes Release date: 08/15/2013
As a young Neo-Dadaist artist in Tokyo, Ushio yearned for international recognition, so in 1969 he set sail for New York City. Nineteen-year-old Noriko came to New York to study art, where she met and fell in love with Ushio, 21 years her senior. Putting her own artistic ambitions on hold, Noriko dedicated herself to supporting her husband's career. Over the course of their marriage, the roles...

Visions of Mary Frank (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 55 minutes Release date: 04/15/2014
Filmmaker John Cohen interviews his friend Mary Frank in her Chelsea studio, and they discuss her life and art. Frank talks about her early marriage and pregnancy and is open about having put here art first in her life. Her paintings and political activism are discussed and footage of her with Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac help illustrate some past moments in her fully-lived life.
Dir: John Cohen
With: N/A

JG (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 26 minutes Release date: 04/15/2014
This 35mm anamorphic film uses a fixed camera and masking, and sometimes divides the screen into thirds. It juxtaposes images of salt, clay, mountains, an awakening armadillo and others to create a surreal effect in an homage to J.G. Ballard's writing and Robert Smithson's sculpture.
Dir: Tacita Dean
With: N/A