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Ray Yoshida: An Interview
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As a well-known painter and collagist, teacher at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and mentor to the Chicago Imagists, Ray Yoshida (1930-2009) had far reaching influence. In this...

 

Collection: New Releases, On Art and Artists, Interviews, Single Titles

Tags: art collectors, art history, artist spaces, chicago art, vdb interviews, visual art

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This film uses historical movie materials ('Son of Tarzan' films from 1920 and 1950) together with materials from a vast number of sources to produce a densely lyrical, tersely compacted meditation on brutality, martyrdom, Colonialism, and loss....

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: death and dying, post-colonialism

Sister City, Dani Leventhal
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Sister City channels moments of paradoxical experience—of being a superhero or being for sale—into reverberant conduits, articulating a nature divided by panes of glass or suspended in watery solitudes. Each shift begets a kind of origin...

 

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: nature, sexuality, visual art

The Gift of Gab
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The Gift of Gab presents the sobering tale of life and death, love and loss, all told through a series of simple everyday exchanges. As a father plays with his son, a family sits down to dinner and a mother breastfeeds by the fire,...

 

Collection: New Releases, Kuchar Archive, Single Titles

Tags: family, george kuchar

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