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CHABROL — LA DÉCADE PRODIGIEUSE

Anthony Perkins is a sculptor, Michel Piccoli a philosophy professor, Orson Welles plays God, and Marlène Jobert is his wife (all costumed by Karl Lagerfeld). Don’t miss this rare screening of Claude Chabrol’s 1971 mystery LA DÉCADE PRODIGIEUSE (Ten Days’ Wonder), part of the Quad series Actor for Hire—The Other Side of Orson Welles.   […]

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DIETER RAMS

A retrospective of the work of the great mid-twentieth-century designer Dieter Rams is now on view in Philadelphia. Long revered for his furniture designs for Vitsœ and household appliances for Braun, this month Rams will receive the 2018 Collab Design Excellence Award. Rams is also the subject of a documentary by Gary Hustwit. DIETER RAMS—PRINCIPLED […]

KAHLIL JOSEPH’S FLY PAPER

Kahlil Joseph’s FLY PAPER—now on view at MOCA/PDC in West Hollywood—is a companion piece to ONE DAY AT A TIME—MANNY FARBER AND TERMITE ART downtown. ONE DAY AT A TIME—KAHLIL JOSEPH’S FLY PAPER Through February 24. MOCA Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood. Kahlil Joseph, Fly Paper, 2017, featuring Ben Vereen. Images courtesy the artist […]

LEE CHANG-DONG’S BURNING

Lee Chang-dong was in town last month for celebratory, sold-out screenings of BURNING, his trenchant epic of dislocation and revenge—and the writer-director’s first film in eight years. Greatly expanding on his original source material—Haruki Murakami’s ambiguous short story “Barn Burning”—Lee told an enthusiastic American Cinematheque crowd that “no matter what your age, race, class, or gender, […]

JILL JOHNSTON DANCING

In 1963 and 1964, Andy Warhol captured dancer-choreographers Lucinda Childs, Yvonne Rainer, and Freddy Herko, and Village Voice dance critic Jill Johnston with his Bolex—performing in lofts, on rooftops, and at Judson. These cinematic time capsules will be screened this weekend and next at the Whitney, and in early December at MOMA. The films include Jill […]