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FrameWorks 2018: Art on Film

Apr. 11–19, 2018

A curated series of films about artists and their work, from the mysteries of Hieronymus Bosch’s masterpiece to the Nazi obsession with art to Schnabel, Beuys, Cattelan, and more. Plus a shorts program of films made by artists and a look back at La Belle Noiseuse, which Roger Ebert called “the best film about the physical creation of art,” with Pulitzer Prize–winning author Edmund Morris.

The FrameWorks series is programmed by Kathy Bonomi.

SERIES TRAILER

Bosch: The Garden of Dreams Apr. 11–15, 2018 “At the end of a novel, a writer unveils the mystery. [Bosch] wants you to stay in this mystery.” (Salman…
Motion Pictures shorts program with artist Julian Kreimer Apr. 12, 2018 Painter Julian Kreimer, a professor of studio art and criticism at Purchase College, presents a selection of film shorts made…
Beuys Apr. 13, 2018 “An exhilarating portrait of a unique truth-teller” (New York Times) “Objects aren’t very important any more. I want to get…
Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait Apr. 14, 2018 “Visually expansive, emotionally intimate.” (Village Voice) Brooklyn-born and raised in Brownsville, Texas, Julian Schnabel made his career in New York…
The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography Apr. 14, 2018 “[Dorfman is] a remarkable presence, a cinematic character whose comments distill a lifetime of wisdom, self-awareness, frustration, and survivor’s pride.”…
La Belle Noiseuse Apr. 15, 2018 Intro by Pulitzer Prize–winning author Edmund Morris “The best film about the physical creation of art.” (Roger Ebert) Jacques Rivette’s spellbinding La Belle Noiseuse returns to the…
Art and Oligarchs Apr. 16, 2018 You haven’t witnessed extravagance until you’ve seen a Russian oligarch up close. Here’s a collection of them, roaming their palatial…
Maurizio Cattelan: Be Right Back Apr. 17, 2018 “Uproarious and thought-provoking.” (New York Times) Meet enfant terrible Maurizio Cattelan, one of the most polarizing and successful artists of…
Hitler vs Picasso and the Others: The Nazi Obsession for Art Apr. 18, 2018 In 1937 Pablo Picasso created his first overtly political work—Guernica, which depicts the bombing of the Basque city by fascist…
Loving Vincent Apr. 19, 2018 Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Described as the world’s first fully painted film, Loving Vincent traces the mystery behind Van Gogh’s…

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