Jeff Wall: In Order to Make a Picture (2015)

An intimate film portrait JEFF WALL- In Order to Make a Picture, examines this world-renowned photographers unique synthesis of art history, painting and cinema, in his defiant creation of ... See full synopsis »

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Lu Nelson

Star:

Jeff Wall

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An intimate film portrait JEFF WALL- In Order to Make a Picture, examines this world-renowned photographers unique synthesis of art history, painting and cinema, in his defiant creation of the modernist photograph.

At the close of the millennium, ArtNews numbered Vancouvers own Jeff Wall among the Ten Best Living Artists in the world. Jeff Wall is Canadas most internationally successful living artist. This is the first film to address his work and his working process. At the core, this film documents Wall at work on two contemporary projects an elaborately staged, cinematically realized, painterly photograph SPRING SNOW based on an image inspired by Yukio Mishimas 1971 novel of the same name, a story of forbidden love among the turbulent society of late-Imperial Japanese aristocracy and WOMAN WITH A COVERED TRAY, depicting a seemingly everyday event with his unique cinematic vision. To ground this portrait, select international art critics and curators weigh in on Jeff Wall's influence...

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Documentary

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 June 2015 (Canada) See more »

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Budget:

CAD 350,000 (estimated)
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True West Films See more »
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Color
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