Art, Design & Architecture

Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case

Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case

Director: Andreas Johnsen
Year: 2014

An intimate and powerful encounter with one of today's most politically influential artists and the system he challenges.

Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case

An American Journey: In Robert Frank's Footsteps

An American Journey: In Robert Frank's Footsteps

Director: Philippe Séclier
Year: 2009

Robert Frank's The Americans (1958) transformed the landscape of contemporary photography. Fifty years later, filmmaker Philippe Seclier follows in Frank's footsteps, retracing his path step by step on a 15,000 mile odyssey through contemporary...

An American Journey: In Robert Frank's Footsteps

Arakimentari

Arakimentari

Director: Travis Klose
Year: 2004

Arakimentari

Art of Faith

Art of Faith

Director: John McCarthy
Year: 2008

Travel to the four corners of the world in this visually sumptuous series that captures the best examples of the art and architecture of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Each film brings to life the most significant religious buildings of the three...

Art of Faith

Banksy Does New York

Banksy Does New York

Director: Chris Moukarbel
Year: 2014

On Oct. 1, 2013, the elusive British street artist known as Banksy launched a self-proclaimed month-long residency in New York City, posting one unique exhibit a day in an unannounced location, sparking a 31-day scavenger hunt both online and on the...

Banksy Does New York

Beuys

Beuys

Director: Andres Veiel
Year: 2018

Using previously untapped visual and audio sources, this one-of-a-kind chronicle of visionary artist Joseph Beuys is an intimate and in-depth look at a human being, his art and ideas, and the way they have impacted the world.

Beuys

Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

Director: Stephen Silha, Eric Slade
Year: 2013

A chronicle of the iconoclastic life of gay poet, filmmaker, and spiritual visionary James Broughton, one of the defining voices of the sexual revolution, whose groundbreaking artistic celebrations of sexuality and the body influenced generations...

Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton

Bill Cunningham New York

Bill Cunningham New York

Director: Richard Press
Year: 2010

“We all get dressed for Bill,” says Vogue editrix Anna Wintour. The “Bill” in question is 80+ New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham. For decades, this Schwinn-riding cultural anthropologist has been obsessively and...

Bill Cunningham New York

Call Her Applebroog

Call Her Applebroog

Director: Beth B
Year: 2016

This deeply personal portrait of acclaimed New York–based artist Ida Applebroog was shot with mischievous reverence by her filmmaker daughter, Beth B (Exposed). Born in the Bronx to Orthodox Jewish émigrés from Poland, Applebroog...

Call Her Applebroog

Caravaggio

Caravaggio

Director: Derek Jarman
Year: 1986

Caravaggio

Casting About

Casting About

Director: Barry J. Hershey
Year: 2007

CASTING ABOUT is a lyrical documentary that illuminates the grit, mystery and raw emotion behind the process of casting actors. Shot from the filmmaker’s point of view, the viewer encounters many of the 350 diverse actresses who test for a...

Casting About

Chi-hwa-seon

Chi-hwa-seon

Director: Im Kwon Taek
Year: 2002

Im Kwon-Taek's ninety-fifth film tells the story of renowned nineteenth-century painter Jang Seung-up (Choi Min-Sik), an artist whose revolutionary work - and persona - forever changed the face of Korean art. Sweeping yet personal, Chihwaseon paints...

Chi-hwa-seon

Daddy and the Muscle Academy

Daddy and the Muscle Academy

Director: Ilppo Pohjola
Year: 1992

Tom of Finland is one of the major icons of the gay world. His provocative erotic drawings have had an enormous influence on gay identity, attitude and self-understanding. This ground-breaking work combines interviews with Tom (prior to his death in...

Daddy and the Muscle Academy

Drew: The Man Behind The Poster

Drew: The Man Behind The Poster

Director: Eric P. Sharkey
Year: 2012

DREW: THE MAN BEHIND THE POSTER is a feature-length documentary film highlighting the career of poster artist Drew Struzan, whose most popular works include the Indiana Jones, Back to the Future and Star Wars movie posters.

Drew: The Man Behind The Poster

Eva Hesse

Eva Hesse

Director: Marcie Begleiter
Year: 2016

Eva Hesse (1936-1970) is one of America’s foremost postwar artists. Her pioneering sculptures, using latex, fiberglass, and plastics, helped establish the post-minimalist movement. Dying of a brain tumor at age 34, she had a mere decade-long...

Eva Hesse

Everybody Knows... Elizabeth Murray

Everybody Knows... Elizabeth Murray

Director: Kristi Zea
Year: 2017

A determined single mom, with nothing but guts and vision, breaks through notorious art world barriers to become one of the outstanding painters of our time.

Everybody Knows... Elizabeth Murray

FLicKeR

FLicKeR

Director: Nik Sheehan
Year: 2008

This award-winning documentary about poet, calligrapher and mystic Brion Gysin portrays the life and legacy of an artist who believed art could revolutionize human consciousness. This film chronicles Gysin's complex ideas and influence with some key...

FLicKeR

The Gates

The Gates

Director: Matthew Prinzing, David Maysles, Antonio Ferrera, Albert Maysles
Year: 2008

Co-directed by Antonio Ferrera and Albert Maysles, The Gates chronicles the evolution of Christo and Jeanne-Claude's installation from concept to installation, ultimately overcoming public disapproval and transforming Central Park into a visual...

The Gates

George: The Story of George Maciunas and Fluxus

George: The Story of George Maciunas and Fluxus

Director: Jeffrey Perkins
Year: 2019

A feature documentary as mercurial as its subject: the impresario of the international avant-garde art movement Fluxus (1962-78). Featuring interviews with Yoko Ono, Jonas Mekas, and Nam June Paik.

George: The Story of George Maciunas and Fluxus

Gerhard Richter Painting

Gerhard Richter Painting

Director: Corinna Belz
Year: 2012

GERHARD RICHTER PAINTING offers unprecedented insight into the life and work of one of the greatest artists of our time, and is a "gorgeously rendered work of art" (Variety) in its own right.

Gerhard Richter Painting

The Great Museum

The Great Museum

Director: Johannes Holzhausen
Year: 2014

Featuring unprecedented access to an influential and multi-faceted institution, The Great Museum reveals the inner-workings of Vienna's Kunsthistorisches Museum, one of the most important art institutions in the world.

The Great Museum

Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

Director: Ben Shapiro
Year: 2012

Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters

Hand Gestures

Hand Gestures

Director: Francesco Clerici
Year: 2015

Even today, in order to create a sculpture in bronze, it is necessary to take the same steps taken in the fifth century BC for the Riace bronzes. These steps are not taught in school, but are passed on in the ancient oral tradition and through...

Hand Gestures

How to Make a Book with Steidl

How to Make a Book with Steidl

Director: Jörg Adolph, Gereon Wetzel
Year: 2010

In HOW TO MAKE A BOOK WITH STEIDL, filmmakers Gereon Wetzel and Joerg Adolph observe the work of internationally acclaimed German publisher Gerhard Steidl, one of the few remaining publishers in today's increasingly digital world to maintain an...

How to Make a Book with Steidl

Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect

Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect

Director: Mark Noonan
Year: 2017

Pritzker Prize winning Irish-American architect Kevin Roche is an enigma. He reached the top of his profession, but had little interest in celebrity and eschews the label “Starchitect”.  The film transcends the world of architecture...

Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect

Landscape Film: Roberto Burle Marx

Landscape Film: Roberto Burle Marx

Director: João Vargas Penna
Year: 2019

A journey through the art and life of the Brazilian landscape architect and painter best known for the iconic black-and-white mosaic promenades that line Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana Beach.

Landscape Film: Roberto Burle Marx

The Last Resort

The Last Resort

Director: Dennis Scholl, Kareem Tabsch
Year: 2019

The Last Resort resurrects Miami Beach of the 1970s, home to a vibrant population of Jewish retirees, through vivid photographs captured by a pair of young artists who dedicated themselves to documenting this unique and fleeting chapter in the...

The Last Resort

Lisa

Lisa

Director: Gary Sherman
Year: 1990

Fourteen year-old Lisa (Stacy Keenan) is raised by her overprotective unmarried mother, Katherine (Cheryl Ladd) who forbids her to date until she's sixteen. In despair, Lisa and schoolmate Wendy make up a game that consists of inferring attractive...

Lisa

Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, the Mistress and the Tangerine

Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, the Mistress and the Tangerine

Director: Amei Wallach, Marion Cajori
Year: 2008

Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, the Mistress and the Tangerine

Louvre City

Louvre City

Director: Nicolas Philibert
Year: 1990

LOUVRE CITY takes the form of one of the classic symphonies of the 1920s, which begin at daybreak, end at nightfall, and chronicle the lives of urban dwellers at work and at play. Rather than focus on its familiar role as a monument to high culture,...

Louvre City

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