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Film Screening: Modernism + Memory

  • Yale Center for British Art 1080 Chapel Street New Haven, CT, 06510 United States (map)

These documentaries feature artists showcased in “Modernism and Memory: Rhoda Pritzker and the Art of Collecting.”

“David Attenborough on John Craxton” Directed by Matthew Thomas, commissioned for BBC Two’s “The Culture Show,” 2011 (12 minutes)
David Attenborough examines paintings by the English artist John Craxton.

“A Path to the Absolute” Directed by Bruno Wollheim (50 minutes)
This film presents a life and art in precarious balance, exploring the turbulent evolution of John Golding’s abstract paintings and his search for an artistic form to express, contain, and sometimes veil, a troubled nature.

“Tension and Joy with John McLean” Directed by Michael Proudfoot and Chris Morphet (17 minutes)
This film presents a life and art in precarious balance, exploring the turbulent evolution of John Golding’s abstract paintings and his search for an artistic form to express, contain, and sometimes veil, a troubled nature.