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Painters Painting The New York Art Scene 1940-1970

Painters Painting film still

Emile de Antonio, Painters Painting (film still), 1973. 116min., 35mm, colour, sound. 

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Painters Painting The New York Art Scene 1940-1970

Wednesday July 12 & Friday July 14

1973 1h 56 min.
Directed by Emile de Antonio

Originally released in 1973, Painters Painting is the definitive documentary on the New York School of painters, from 1940-1970. Director Emile de Antonio interviews artists in their studios about their art from the period of Abstract Expressionism, through Hard Edge and Color Field painting to Pop Art. Among the featured painters are Robert Rauschenberg, William de Kooning, Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, Helen Frankenthaler, Frank Stella, Barnett Newman, Hans Hoffman, Jules Olitski, Philip Pavia, Larry Poons, Robert Motherwell, and Kenneth Noland.

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