TheEYE, Anish Kapoor

On 02/04/2011, in Art and artists, by arnout

In 2002 british artist Anish Kapoor was commisioned to make a piece in the Tate Modern in London. The enormous sculpture Marsyas is being discussed in an interview with the artist. Anish Kapoor is renowned for his enigmatic sculptural forms that permeate physical and psychological space. Kapoor’s inventiveness and versatility have resulted in works ranging […]

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The Power of Art: Rembrandt

On 02/02/2011, in Art and artists, by admin

Historian Simon Schama reviews the live and work of Rembrandt van Rijn. He starts questioning how come that one of the best painters ever ended up cutting his masterpiece to six pieces as a poor man. Rembrandt, born in Leiden, moved to Amsterdam to work for the nouveau riche of his age. He got along […]

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Goede zang doet pijn

On 01/29/2011, in Art and artists, by thomas

Het Spaanse stadje Jerez de la Frontera is één van de belangrijkste kweekvijvers van de flamenco. Cameraman en regisseur Martijn van Beenen en Ernestina van de Noort, directeur van de Flamencobiennale, gingen er naar toe, op zoek naar de wortels van deze bijzondere, Spaanse volkskunst. Ze ontmoeten drie generaties gitaristen – Manuel Morao, Moraíto Chico […]

 

Rivers and tides

On 01/22/2011, in Art and artists, by arnout

Portrait of Andy Goldsworthy, an artist whose specialty is ephemeral sculptures made from elements of nature. The documentary follows Goldsworthy on his trips through the land. Using nature to transform nature. Rivers and Tides is a 2001 documentary directed by Thomas Riedelsheimer about the British artist Andy Goldsworthy, who creates intricate and ephemeral sculptures from natural materials such as rocks, leaves, flowers, […]

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Pollock

On 01/21/2011, in Art and artists, by admin

Paul Jackson Pollock (January 28, 1912 – August 11, 1956), known as Jackson Pollock, was an influential American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. During his lifetime, Pollock enjoyed considerable fame and notoriety. He was regarded as a mostly reclusive artist. He had a volatile personality, and struggled with alcoholism for […]

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The landscape of Alan Moore

On 01/21/2011, in Art and artists, Philosophy, by werner

The Mindscape of Alan Moore is a 2003 feature documentary which chronicles the life and work of Alan Moore, author of several acclaimed graphic novels, including From Hell, Watchmen and V for Vendetta.[1] The Mindscape of Alan Moore is Shadowsnake’s first completed feature project, part One of the Shamanautical / 5 Elements series. It is the directorial debut of DeZ Vylenz. It is the only […]

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