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Cutie and the Boxer

Are Documentaries About Artists More Important Than Their Art?

Matthew Israel | Posted 11.09.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Films about artisits are great devices for making art more accessible. They give a wonderful window into an artist's process. They often show more concretely than other media what an artistic career entails as well as enable a view of the structures and institutions of the art world.

The 10 Documentaries About Artists In Love You Need To Watch

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.25.2014 | Arts

"It's like falling in love," Dorothy Vogel explained of being pulled toward a specific artwork. The famed art collector has a point. With both matters...

An Uneasy Coexistence of Art and Film

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.11.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

A few years ago, a very informative and extremely eloquent documentary, The Rape of Europa, (2006) introduced a wide audience to the important story a...

25 Documentaries You Need To Watch On Netflix Now

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.07.2014 | Arts

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Piec...

Examining the Docs: This Year's Oscar-Nominated Documentaries

Jon Eig | Posted 03.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

If I'm choosing between two movies and both are entertaining and informative, but one is clearly out to change the world, I do find myself favoring the world-changer. That comes into play this year for me, though it may not for you.

Meet The Art World's Most Devastatingly Adorable Couple

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

If you haven't seen "Cutie and the Boxer" yet, you've made a huge mistake. The inspiring and heartbreakingly adorable documentary chronicles husband-a...

With Passion and Gusto: The Listeners Speak

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.03.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

One of the rewards of speaking my mind on the ups and downs in the art scene is getting to read your responses to my programs. Sometimes it is just a ...

Staring and Punching in the Name of Art

Edward Goldman | Posted 10.20.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

A friend of mine called praising a movie that I "absolutely must see." And indeed, reviews for Cutie and the Boxer were very enticing. It's a document...

Mallika Rao

The Art World's Newest Icon On The Least Glamorous Side Of Her Work

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 08.19.2013 | Arts

Every so often a movie comes along that it seems no one, not even the most hardened critic, can utter a less than glowing word about. We’re going to...

Mini-Sundance Film Fest Lands In LA

Los Angeles Daily News | Bob Strauss | Posted 10.03.2013 | Los Angeles

The Sundance Film Festival is coming to Los Angeles. A mini version of it, anyway -- and far from its usually snow-covered locale. From Aug. 8 to 11,...