Danny Williams & the Warhol Factory
The film gets beyond the icons to allow a deeper examination of the human fragility on which Andy Warhol's empire was built using the films of his lover and a promising young filmmaker, Danny Williams.
Esther B. Robinson
90 Mins | 4:3 | Stereo | Color | Not Rated
Alice Neel reinvented the genre of portraiture by expressing the inner landscape of her subjects, who included luminaries such as Andy Warhol, Bella Abzug, and Allen Ginsberg.
82 Mins | 16:9 | Dolby 5.1 | Color | Not Rated
BEAUTIFUL LOSERS celebrates the spirit behind one of the most influential cultural moments of a generation. In the early 1990s a loose-knit group of like-minded outsiders found common ground at a little NYC storefront gallery. Rooted in the DIY (do-it-yourself)...
Aaron Rose, co-directed by Joshua Leonard
90 Mins | 16:9 | Stereo | Color | Not Rated
A Portrait of Sam Wagstaff and Robert Mapplethorpe
Wagstaff's death from AIDS, in 1987, and later Mapplethorpe's, in 1989, marked the end of an era. Black White + Gray reveals the powerful troika these two men formed with Patti Smith, and the influence their collective work continues to have over present-day art and culture.
78 Mins | 4:3 | Stereo | Color | Not Rated
CHUCK CLOSE, an astounding portrait of one of the world's leading contemporary painters, was one of two parting gifts (her second is a film on Louise Bourgeois) from Marion Cajori, a filmmaker who died recently, and before her time. With...
116 Mins | | Stereo | Color | Not Rated
This Limited Edition Boxed Set features works by Henri Cartier-Bresson plus short films and several documentaries about the legendary photographer and his work....
TBD Mins | 4:3 | Stereo | Color | Not Rated
HERB & DOROTHY tells the extraordinary story of Herbert Vogel, a postal clerk, and Dorothy Vogel, a librarian, who managed to build one of the most important contemporary art collections in history with very modest means. In the early 1960s,...
87 Mins | 4:3 | Dolby E, Stereo | Color | Not Rated
Perhaps America's most important artist from the last fifty years, Jack Smith is simultaneously hailed as the godfather of performance art, a groundbreaking photographer, and the 'William Blake of film'. His utopian ideals, artistic processes and bejeweled artworks left no...
95 Mins | 1.33 | Stereo | Color | Not Rated
In his short career, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a phenomenon. He became notorious for his graffiti art under the moniker Samo in the late 1970s on the Lower East Side scene, sold his first painting to Deborah Harry for $200,...
93 Mins | | | Color | Not Rated
A powerful and intimate portrait, JOAN MITCHELL: PORTRAIT OF AN ABSTRACT PAINTER captures Mitchell's independent spirit and testifies eloquently to Mitchell's art. Joan Mitchell was born in Chicago in 1926 and died in Paris in 1992. After graduating from the...
58 Mins | | | Color | Not Rated
The Spider, The Mistress and The Tangerine
Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress and The Tangerine is a film journey inside the life and imagination of an icon of modern art. As a screen presence, Louise Bourgeois is magnetic, mercurial and emotionally raw. She is "the real...
Marion Cajori and Amei Wallach
99 minutes Mins | | Stereo | Color | Not Rated
To Inform & Delight
For many, Milton Glaser is the personification of American graphic design. Best known for co-founding New York Magazine and the enduring I â™¥ NY campaign, the full breadth of Glaser's remarkable artistic output is revealed in this documentary portrait, MILTON...
73 Mins | 16:9 | Stereo | Color | Not Rated
A Primer on Urban Painting
An exploration of graffiti-based visual art as a world culture.
96 Mins | 16:9 | Stereo | 5.1 | dolby | DTS | Color | Not Rated
A Portrait of Barney Rosset and Grove Press
OBSCENE is the definitive film biography of Barney Rosset, the influential publisher of Grove Press and the Evergreen Review. He acquired the then fledgling Grove Press in 1951 and soon embarked on a tumultuous career of publishing and political engagement...
Neil Ortenberg and Daniel O'Connor
97 Mins | 4:3 | Stereo | Color | Not Rated
The New York Art Scene: 1940-1970
The definitive documentary on the New York School Painters.
Emile De Antonio
116 Mins | 4:3 Letterbox | stereo | Color | Not Rated
Produced by Martin Scorsese and Robert Greenhut and directed by Arne Glimcher, PICASSO AND BRAQUE GO TO THE MOVIES is a cinematic tour through the effects of the technological revolution, specifically the invention of aviation, the creation of cinema...
62 Mins | 16:9 | Stereo | Color | Not Rated
A Kind of Architect
Rarely has an architect caused as much sensation outside of the architecture community as Rem Koolhaas. His outstanding creations such as the Dutch Embassy in Berlin, the Seattle Library, the Casa da Musica concert hall in Porto, and the Guggenheim...
Markus Heidingsfelder and Min Tesch
97 Mins | | stereo | Color | Not Rated
Eighty-year old Jimmy Mirikitani survived the trauma of WWII internment camps, Hiroshima, and homelessness by creating art. But when 9/11 threatens his life on the New York City streets and a local filmmaker brings him to her home, the two...
74 Mins | | Stereo | Color | Not Rated
Story of the Ferus Art Gallery
THE COOL SCHOOL is an abject lesson in how to build an art scene from scratch and what to avoid in the process. The film focuses on the seminal Ferus Gallery, which groomed the LA art scene from a loose...
86 Mins | 16:9 | Stereo | Color | Not Rated
THE UNIVERSE OF KEITH HARING by director Christina Clausen is an intimate portrait of world-renowned artist Keith Haring whose mantra was that "Art is for everyone!" The film is a thorough and intimate exploration of the background and career of...
82 Mins | 4:3 | Stereo | Color | Not Rated
The Modernism of Julius Shulman
Narrated by Dustin Hoffman, VISUAL ACOUSTICS celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world's greatest architectural photographer, whose images brought modern architecture to the American mainstream. Shulman, who passed away this year, captured the work of nearly...
84 Mins | 1.78:1 | Stereo | Color | Not Rated
Filmed over nearly three years, WASTE LAND follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world's largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho, located on the outskirts of Rio de...
98 Mins | | Stereo | Color | Not Rated
Disturbing the Universe
In WILLIAM KUNSTLER: DISTURBING THE UNIVERSE, filmmakers Emily Kunstler and Sarah Kunstler explore the life of their father, the late radical civil rights lawyer. In the 1960s and 70s, William Kunstler fought for civil rights with Martin Luther King...
Emily Kunstler and Sarah Kunstler
87 Mins | 4:3 | Stereo | Color | Not Rated