Motherwell/Alberti.

Contributor(s): Blackwood, Michael [film director.] | Michael Blackwood Productions (Firm) [dst] | Kanopy (Firm) [dst]Publisher number: 6577934 | KanopyPublisher: Michael Blackwood Productions, 1972Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (15 minutes): digital, .flv file, soundContent type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceSubject(s): Poetry | Artists | Literature | Art | Documentary filmsGenre/Form: Documentary films. Online resources: A Kanopy streaming video | Cover Image Summary: This documentary explores the artistic connection between Robert Motherwell's Open Series and Rafael Alberti's poetry cycle, A La Pintura. Infatuated with Alberti's text, Motherwood uses his words as the subject for his first venture into aquatints at Tatyana Grosman's printmaking workshop. Historic footage shows Alberti, the last member of the Garcia Lorca generation, reading his poetry aloud. His poetic themes voice an homage to painting, which Motherwell's set of abstract "windows" delicately complements.
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Originally produced by Michael Blackwood Productions in 1972.

This documentary explores the artistic connection between Robert Motherwell's Open Series and Rafael Alberti's poetry cycle, A La Pintura. Infatuated with Alberti's text, Motherwood uses his words as the subject for his first venture into aquatints at Tatyana Grosman's printmaking workshop. Historic footage shows Alberti, the last member of the Garcia Lorca generation, reading his poetry aloud. His poetic themes voice an homage to painting, which Motherwell's set of abstract "windows" delicately complements.

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