Skip to main content

Mark Tobey - Artist

USA, 1951 (MIFF 1955, The Creative Impulse)

Director: Robert G. Gardner

An experiment toward the interpretation of a personal vision. After a fantasy sequence of all sorts of persons making varied comments about Tobey's abstract paintings in a gallery, the film follows Tobey out of his Seattle home and the audience sees the world through his eyes.

See also...

De Renoir à Picasso

Using as examples the work of Renoir, Seurat and Picasso, this film seeks to establish three broad divisions of art: the sensual, the intellectual and the emotional. A most stimulating and striking ... More »

Doderhultarn

The story of the birth, life and death of a peasant, portrayed by the sculptures of Axel Petersen. A quiet, acutely analytical study of caricatured Swedish sculptured figures. The music and English ... More »

Emile Verhaeren

An evocation of the life and surroundings of the great Flemish poet and writer, Emile Verhaeren (1855-1916). ... More »

The Raven

Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Raven" is illustrated by engravings by the French artist. Gustave Dore. ... More »

M

Fritz Lang's M (1931 ), is one of his most celebrated films, and its tale of a sadistic murderer who kills little girls, offered a portrait of the profound troubles that gripped Germany in the years ... More »

ON DANGEROUS GROUND

" Garbage that s what we handle Garbage!" After a great deal of hard boiled noir and spirited action on RKO s studio streets Jim Wilson (Robert Ryan) a brutal big city cop spits these words out to ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director