Mar 2, 2012
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In the new documentary, ART IS...THE PERMANENT REVOLUTION, three contemporary American artists and a master printer help explain the dynamic sequences of social reality and protest.
Movie Review: Manfred Kirchheimer's 'Art Is … the Permanent Revolution'
Watching Manfred Kirchheimer's "Art Is ... the Permanent Revolution" you might be reminded at first of airless instructional art programs on public television: three printmakers - Paul Marcus , a woodcutter; Sigmund Abeles , a painter and etcher; and Ann Chernow , a painter and lithographer - quietly discuss the role of artists as sociopolitical ... (more)
The Village Voice
Art Is . . . The Permanent Revolution
If its title sets down a possible definition of the thing itself, Art Is . . . The Permanent Revolution concerns itself with a secondary question: What does an artist do? Director Manfred Kirchheimer answers two ways in this lightly argued but forcefully illustrated look at the historical and philosophical interplay between the artisanal process ... (more)