Eva Hesse (2015, 108 minutes) examines the life and work of the eponymous artist, B.F.A. 1959, whose pioneering use of materials such as latex and fiberglass helped establish the post-Minimalist movement. The documentary features Hesse’s correspondence and journals, archival footage and images, and contemporary interviews with her family, friends, and fellow artists, including Richard Serra, B.F.A. 1962, M.F.A. 1964, Hon. 2009; Robert Mangold, B.F.A. 1961, M.F.A. 1963; and Sylvia Plimack Mangold, B.F.A. 1961.
The film is followed by a conversation between director Marcie Begleiter and Molleen Theodore, Associate Curator of Programs.