The nine-part film series focuses on the artist in his studio in Johannesburg. We see William Kentridge as he draws, paints, designs, paces the floor, and thinks out loud — among other things.
At this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, there were celebrities, studio premieres and plenty of films with modest budgets that vied for attention.
Norman Rockwell was troubled about race relations in American society, and he let his public know that..
Rodin in the United States: Confronting the Modern is the show of the summer in the Berkshires — remarkably extensive, with 25 works on paper and 50 sculptures in terra cotta, plaster, marble, and bronze.
I wrote last week that the best films at the Tribeca Film Festival tended to be documentaries. Then I saw a scripted German film that turned out to be an exception.
As always, the documentaries at the Tribeca Film Festival were where you found the best films. Here are four I would recommend.
If you are in New York this week there is plenty of art to see. Just a short walk from the Metropolitan Museum is a show that you will probably never see again. You can visit it for free. It closes this weekend.
Panah Panahi’s film is a powerful ode to the will to escape a restrictive society — and to tell stories.
Africa’s Struggle for Its Art usefully charts the prequel to current campaigns pressuring for the return of colonial plunder.
If you’ve never seen a French film with a PG feel, the well-meaning Gagarine might be the one for you.