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A film about a photographer who is questioning both his artistic choice of subject matter and his environment. ... Read more
Artists at Work is a documentary on a unique period in American culture: the ... widespread government support for artists during the Depression of the 1930s. ... The film includes statements by several ... artists as archival film footage and a ... wide spectrum of the artwork produced ... under ... Read more
Atomic Artist is a portrait of Tony Price, ... a painter and sculptor who for the last ... fifteen years has been using the salvage ... from the Los Alamos National Laboratory (”Birthplace of the Atomic Age”) in New Mexico as the raw material for his sculptures. ... Read more
Heureka is a moving sculpture by Jean Tinguely, a Swiss sculptor now living in Paris, whose sculptures in Central Park, New York, have made him world famous. Heureka is his most massive and significant work so far. Quotations from Nestroy to Karl Kraus and Beckett provide it with a context and ... Read more
Tony Underhill, the Australian painter, talks about abstract painting. The film shows the opening of his one-man show, also the artist at work and at home. ... Read more
Richard Hamilton is one of the forerunners of the pop-art movement, whose paintings have long revealed a preoccupation with mass media. ... Hamilton closely collaborated with the making of the film and supplies the commentary himself. Part of the film deals with "Swinging London", based on the ... Read more
Born Claude Gelee, in Lorrain in 1600, the painter settled in Rome in 1626 and worked there until his death in 1682. His paintings express certain interlocking conceptions and interests: classical myth, harmony, repose, space and light. ... The film explores the classical landscapes by which Claude ... Read more
Made shortly after the Paris riots in 1968, Wind from the East underlines Godard's new approach and his refusal to make so-called commercial films and concentrate only on those that have a revolutionary bent or ideal. Here he continues his attempts at defining a new kind of non-bourgeois cinema ... Read more
The poignant story of Yirawala MBE, a tribal man of high degree, who fought to hold back a tidal wave of change, even though he knew some people wanted the money from mining. ... The film shows the marvellous works of Yirawala and explains its meaning in relation to the land and the Dreaming. ... Read more
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