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Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and the Tangerine

Louise Bourgeois was far from “nice” but this doco is revealing portrait of an artist who refused to follow any path but her own…

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Painters Painting

Painters Painting

Movies Jun 04, 2010

Painters Painting is a thoughtful, sometimes amusing history of the New York art scene from the 1940s until the 1970s, writes Andrew Frost.

Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow

Anselm Kiefer left his native Germany for Barjac in the south of France where he devised an extraordinary artistic living-space: an atelier, an installation complex, an entire created landscape

Rebels without a pause

New York Beat Movie (Downtown 81) – 1981: Rambling, amateurish and often incoherent, this film portrays the day-to-day routine of Jean-Michel Basquiat: artist and (sometime) musician, as he tries to survive amidst rappers, junkies, gangsters, strippers, models and uptown art-lovers.

Freak In

Freak In

Movies Aug 04, 2008

Excerpts from the films of James Whitney, early pioneer of computer animation… James Whitney, Yantra, 1957. “Between 1950 and 1955, Witney laboured to construct a truly astounding masterpiece, Yantra. The film was produced entirely by hand. By punching grid patterns

Herb ‘n’ Dot

Herb ‘n’ Dot

Movies Jun 26, 2008

Herb & Dorothy Trailer, via YouTube. “Do you have to be a Medici or a Rockefeller to collect art? “Not according to Herbert and Dorothy Vogel. This documentary film tells the extraordinary story of Herb, a postal clerk, and Dorothy,

The Lion Sleeps Tonight

“Slats was the first lion used for the newly-formed studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. He was born at Dublin Zoo, Ireland on March 20, 1919. Slats was used on all black and white MGM films between 1924 and 1928. The original logo was



Movies Jul 31, 2007

“Style is merely the outside of content, and content the inside of style.” – Jean-Luc Godard.

Video Art 1895

Video Art 1895

Media , Movies Jul 24, 2007

Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat (The Lumière Brothers, 1895) from YouTube.

Spiral Jetty [1970]

Robert Smithson‘s Spiral Jetty film, 1970. From Youtube [and perhaps not for much longer, so hurry…]