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“While shooting the film, someone outside the production asked me what kind of film we were making. I wanted to tell them that it was a ‘semi-neorealist black comedy in the style of an imaginary Eastern European director obsessed with Ozu and familiar with the 1950s American television show The Honeymooners .’ Instead I mumbled something about it being a minimal story about Hungarian immigrants and their view of America. Neither answer is right, but the question made me aware that it’s easier to talk about the style of the film than ‘what it’s about,’ or what happens in the story.” - Jim Jarmusch’s notes from the March 1984 Stranger Than Paradise press book <3333333 (Source: tramps-likeus , via themysterybruise ) “To my darling wife, Leon, who I love more than any man has loved another man in all eternity, I leave 2.700 dollars, from my 10 thousand life insurance policy, to be used for your sex change operation.
New Figuration at Hadrien de Montferrand Gallery, Beijing The exhibition New Figuration at Hadrien de Montferrand Gallery in Beijing presents works by the artists Chen Han , Guo Hongwei, Lu Chao , Zhang Shujian , and Zhu Xinyu. New Figuration: Chaper 1 at Hadrien de Montferrand Gallery shows the works by Chen Han, Guo Hongwei, Lu Chao, Zhang Shujian and Zhu Xinyu. Zhang Shujian sketches photorealistic portraits of himself and his girlfriend in a playful and vital way. Lu Chao takes us away from human figures into still life and landscape, evoking the Taoist idea that nature essence and human nature essence are naturally aligned and interconnected.
"Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season Six includes 13 profiles of artists from five continents gathered into four, one-hour thematic episodes: Change, Balance, History and Boundaries. Spanning the globe from Nigeria to New York City, from Beijing to Brazil, the programs reveal the artists at work and speaking in their own words as they demonstrate the power of art to alter perception, challenge convention, and change how we see the world around us. Major underwriting for "Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season Six provided by: The National Endowment for the Arts; Agnes Gund; Bloomberg ; The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; The Horace W.
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Monday, November 5th, 2012 Art Wins At ARTLANTIC: WONDER The Art Of Survival Through The Survival Of Art Joshua Selman
There is something humorous—and, dare I say, Lebowski-esque—about the handful of faded Persian rugs strewn haphazardly over wide swaths of Daniel Richter’s West Berlin studio floor. This is an odd choice for what is by nature a messy, decidedly workaday...