R. Crumb + Computer Technology = Animation

Los Angeles Review of Books put together this engaging short doc about the illustrations of R. Crumb. Crumb, best known for his cartoons from the 70s, collaborated with a Belgian artist to make his work come to life using computer…

Target Video: ‘We Were There to Be There’

Taking place as cuts to crucial social services loom under Ronald Reagan, two legendary punk bands come together to perform a show for patients and staff at a psychiatric facility. Captured on tape by seminal video art collective Target Video,…

Francis Bacon: A Brush with Violence

Francis Bacon was the loudest, rudest, drunkest, most sought-after British artist of the 20th century. Twenty-five years after his death, his canvases regularly exceed £40million at auction. Bacon’s appeal is rooted in his notoriety – a candid image he presented…

The Enviable Loft Fran Lebowitz Has Never Liked

Creative director Marc Balet bought his three-story loft in Manhattan’s Noho district 30 years ago, when the space was a dance studio. Although it did have a wood-burning fireplace, the beautiful architecture of the arched windows was hidden. Once the…

Cinema of Decay

This mini-documentary produced by Filmstruck focuses on the artistry of director Bill Morrison. Morrison, who leverages decaying film stock from years past to tell new stories that are relevant to today’s audiences. The decaying film lends brilliant visuals which add…

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