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David Lynch Documentary on surrealist cinema from 1987

David Lynch Documentary on surrealist cinema from 1987

Posted October 14th, 2013

Documentaries, Featured, Film, Surrealism, Videos

Filmmaker David Lynch talks about the history of surrealist films and shares some interesting information on how he was influenced by the likes of Man Ray himself. The films discussed include The Girl With The Prefabricated Heart (1947) by Fernand Léger and Blood Of A… Read More

Videos

ANSELM KIEFER – OPERATION SEA LION

ANSELM KIEFER – OPERATION SEA LION

Posted October 7th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Documentaries, Featured, Germany, Videos

In a rare interview and film, reclusive German artist Anselm Kiefer talks about the subject of his work – Germany’s Past – and through Wagnerian legend, historical conjecture and modern urban folk tales, he offers his personal view of Germany today against the background of… Read More

Videos

Bruce Nauman: Teachers & Artists

Bruce Nauman: Teachers & Artists

Posted September 26th, 2013

Conceptual Art, Contemporary Art, Documentaries, USA, Videos

“A good teacher is like a good artist. They go right to the most difficult part of whatever’s going on…” —Bruce Nauman Bruce Nauman discusses two teachers who influenced his approach to horseback riding and art making: master horse trainer Ray Hunt and painter Wayne… Read More

Paintings

Vermeer – The Movie

Vermeer – The Movie

Posted August 6th, 2013

Art History, Documentaries, Netherlands, News, Paintings

Sony Pictures Classics announced they have acquired worldwide rights to the documentary TIM’S VERMEER, directed by Teller of PENN & TELLER fame. Produced by Teller’s stage partner Penn Jillette and Farley Ziegler, the film follows Tim Jenison, a Texas based inventor, as he attempts to… Read More

Videos

Ron English – Popaganda

Ron English – Popaganda

Posted August 5th, 2013

Documentaries, Pop Art, Street Art, USA, Videos

The modern day Robin Hood of Madison Avenue, the subversive artist Ron English is on a mission to liberate all billboards. He paints, perverts, infiltrates, reinvents and satirizes modern culture on hundreds of pirated billboards. Popaganda chronicles the evolution of an artist who offers an… Read More

Videos

Tour the new Rijksmuseum

Tour the new Rijksmuseum

Posted August 5th, 2013

Documentaries, Museums, Netherlands, Videos

Shot over the course of four days, this 60 minutes film captures the first reactions to the reopening of the iconic Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, with cameras following as Rembrandt’s Night Watch returns to the museum, carried through the streets of Amsterdam by the same removal… Read More

Renaissance

The High Art of the Low Countries

The High Art of the Low Countries

Andrew Graham-Dixon shows how the art of Renaissance Flanders evolved from the craft of precious tapestries within the Duchy of Burgundy into a leading painting school in its own right. Starting his journey at the magnificent altarpiece of Ghent Cathedral created by the Van Eyck… Read More

Videos

The Art of Eternity

The Art of Eternity

Posted August 1st, 2013

Art History, Documentaries, Religion, Videos

How should art depict the relationship between man and God? How can art best express eternal values? Can you, and should you, portray the face of Christ? For over a thousand years these were some of the questions which taxed the minds of the greatest… Read More

Videos

The Life of Francis Bacon – The Videos

The Life of Francis Bacon – The Videos

Posted July 31st, 2013

Documentaries, England, Ireland, Paintings, Videos

“If you really love life, you’re walking in the shadow of death all the time…Death is the shadow of life, and the more one is obsessed with life the more one is obsessed with death. I’m greedy for life and I’m greedy as an artist.”… Read More