On Art and Artists

  • September 17, 2015 — November 4, 2015


Directed by Randall Wright

Drawing on a treasure-trove of photographs and home movies, Wright brings to life the celebrated career and life of one


Breathing Earth

Directed by Thomas Riedelsheimer

Riedelsheimer’s (Rivers and Tides) subject is Japanese sculptor Susumu Shingu, who pays tribute to nature with hypnotic and playful kinetic

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Sol LeWitt

Directed by Chris Teernik

A leader of the minimalist movement, LeWitt (1928 – 2007) was renowned for his immense wall drawings executed by teams

Station to Station

Station to Station

Directed by Doug Aitkin

Provocative mulitmedia artist Doug Aitken’s STATION TO STATION is high-speed road trip through modern creativity made-up of 62 one-minute films.

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The Salt of the Earth

Directed by Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado

For the last 40 years, Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, witnessing some of the major

Promotional photograph to be used only in conjunction with the film MANUFACTURED LANDSCAPES, a Zeitgeist Films release.

Manufactured Landscapes

Directed by Jennifer Baichwal

Manufactured Landscapes explores the world and work of renowned artist Edward Burtynsky. Internationally acclaimed for his large-scale photographs of “manufactured


Beauty is Embarrassing

Directed by Neil Berkeley

You may not know painter-cartoonist-puppeteer-filmmaker Wayne White by name, but you know his work. A guiding force behind Pee-Wee's Playhouse,

In this 1985 image provided by the Brooklyn Museum, the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat is shown surrounded by his work. An exhibit of his work opened Friday, March 11, 2005, at the Brooklyn Museum and runs through June 5, before traveling to Los Angeles and Houston. (AP Photo/Brooklyn Museum, Lizzy Himmel, File)

Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child

Directed by Tamra Davis

In his short career, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a phenomenon. From his early, cryptic street art to his meteoric rise to


Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art

Directed by James Crump

As part of the 1960s/1970s rebellion against materialistic values sweeping American culture, a cadre of artists sought to create a

Gregory Crewdson- Brief Encounters

Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

Directed by Ben Shapiro

Gregory Crewdson’s riveting photographs are elaborately staged, elegant narratives compressed into a single, large-scale image, many of them taken at

Downtown 81

Downtown 81

Directed by Edo Bertoglio

This fanciful urban fairytale is an essential time capsule of post-punk club land in Lower East Side Manhattan in the