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PHILIP GUSTON: A LIFE LIVED

USA, 1981 (MIFF 1982)

Director: Michael Blackwood

The portrait of the painter, Philip Guston, filmed during the last 10 years of his life. Guston's words and images speak frankly about his evolution as an artist who abandoned the hard-won success and public image of an Abstract Expressionist for that of an unorthodox figurative painter.

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14 AMERICANS: DIRECTIONS OF THE 1970s

USA, 1980
The terminology and critical nomenclature that will label American Art of the 1970's is still being devised and debated. The implication is that, unlike the 1950s and 1960's, when a basic style and s… More »

EMPIRE CITY

USA, 1983
A provocative and visually impressive film about New York City with narration written by Pulitzer Prize winning author, Frances Fitzgerald, which focuses primarily on the Manhattan of today and contr… More »

BEYOND UTOPIA - CHANGING ATTITUDES IN AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE

USA/German Federal Republic/UK, 1984
This television documentary examines the work and theories of Peter Eisenman, Frank Gehry, Michael Graves, and Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, American architect ... int he vanguard of Post-Mo… More »

GEORGE SEGAL

USA, 1979
George Segal, one of the most eloquent living American artists, supported himself with chicken farming before his career took off during his Pop Art days in the 1960s, still lives and works in the sa… More »

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