Abstract Film & Beyond Malcolm Le Grice

ISBN: 9780262120777

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Abstract Film & Beyond  by  Malcolm Le Grice

Abstract Film & Beyond by Malcolm Le Grice
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Malcolm Le Grice, an important experimental filmmaker from England, film journalist for Studio International, and teacher ... gives us a lucid account, both historical and theoretical, of the main preoccupations of abstract filmmakers....Le GriceMoreMalcolm Le Grice, an important experimental filmmaker from England, film journalist for Studio International, and teacher ... gives us a lucid account, both historical and theoretical, of the main preoccupations of abstract filmmakers....Le Grice begins with a painter, Cezanne, to show how his preoccupation with pictorial space is a key to any understanding of the notion of abstraction.

He goes on to discuss the Futurists cinema, the early abstract film experiments by Eggeling, Duchamp and others in Germany and France of the 20s, the West Coast filmmakers of the 40s, and a stimulating view of the experimental film movement after WW II, including the works of Brakhage, Snow, Gidal and Sharits.- Art DirectionWhether or not one agrees with Le Grices valuation of an alternate cinema, Abstract Film and Beyond clearly demonstrates that the cinema, that great twentieth-century art, is no mere entertainment, but an event of tremendous importance and implication.- The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism



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