Thursday, July 24

Rudy Burckhardt Films: 1936-1999

Circles, 1939
"... Rudy Burckhardt is well known for his cityscape photographs and what's best in the films is an extension of what is great in the photos: the street signage, the criss-crossing motion of people walking in the street, the buzz and hum of the sidewalk. The DVD collection also includes a selection of Burckhardt's zany narrative films, starring Edwin Denby, John Ashbery, Mimi Gross, Alex Katz, Neil Welliver, Larry Rivers, Jane Freilicher, Paul Bowles, Aaron Copland, John Latouche, Fairfield Porter, Anne Waldman, Virgil Thomson, Yoshiko Chuma, Grazia Della-Terza, Douglas Dunn, Harry Sheppard, and Red Grooms, among others, and music or texts by Joe Brainard, Kenneth Koch, Frank O'Hara, and Ashbery."
Rudy Can’t Fail
A Simple Representation of What Is: Rudy Burckhardt
Heartland: Rudy Burckhardt Films [DVD]
vimeo: Trailer for Rudy Burckhardt Films

2013 December: Rudy Burckhardt