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Title Jack Smith and the destruction of Atlantis [videorecording] / Arthouse Films presents in association with Curiously Bright Entertainment LLC ; a Tongue Press Production ; distributed by New Video Group ; [written, produced and directed] by Mary Jordan.

Imprint [New York] : Arts Alliance America: New Video Group, 2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  702.81 Sm61Dj 2010    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Arthouse Films ; 012
Arthouse films (Series) ; 012.
Note Special features: Glitter ; Agosto Machado with Mario Montez on Jack the master ; Lawrence Rinder on Jack's photography ; Ken Jacobs on Jack's life as theater ; Jack's loft ; Mario Montez on being Mario Montez ; Nayland Blake on the art world ; Holly Woodlawn on Jack and Andy ; George Kuchar on Jack and the creatures ; Colette and Vivienne Dick on Jack at the Cologne Art Fair ; Ronald Tavel on modeling for Jack ; Judith Malina on art and capitalism ; Sylvere Lotringer on Jack vs. capitalism.
Performer Commentary: Nayland Blake, Ira Cohen, Tony Conrad, Richard Foreman, Helen Gee, Robet Heide, Gary Indiana, Ken Jacobs, Mike Kelley, George Kuchar, Sylvere Lotringer, Agosto Machado, Judith Malina, Taylor Mead, Jonas Mekas, Mario Montez, Billy Name, Lawrence Rinder, Andrew Sarris, Jerry Tartaglia, Ronald Tavel, John Waters, Holly Woodlawn, Mary Woronov, Nick Zedd, John Zorn.
Summary A collection of interviews and clips by and about the revolutionary American artist Jack Smith. Filmmaker, actor, and pioneer of underground cinema, he is generally acclaimed as a founding father of American Performance Art, and has been critically recognized as a master photographer. The film also delves into Smith's tenuous relationship with Andy Warhol -- who adopted Smith's ideas in his own work. Pays homage to New York's ultimate anti-hero and the original King of the Underground.
System Details DVD.
Credits Edited by Alex Marquez.
Subject Smith, Jack, 1932-1989 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Smith, Jack, 1932-1989 -- Interviews.
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987.
Performance artists -- United States.
Independent filmmakers -- United States.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Added Author Jordan, Mary.
Machado, Agosto.
Montez, Mario.
Rinder, Lawrence.
Jacobs, Ken, 1933-
Blake, Nayland, 1960-
Woodlawn, Holly.
Kuchar, George, 1942-
Colette, 1947-
Dick, Vivienne, 1950-
Tavel, Ronald.
Malina, Judith, 1926-2015.
Lotringer, Sylvere.
Smith, Jack, 1932-1989.
Cohen, Ira.
Conrad, Tony.
Foreman, Richard, 1937-
Heide, Robert, 1939-
Indiana, Gary.
Kelley, Mike, 1954-
Mead, Taylor.
Mekas, Jonas, 1922-2019.
Name, Billy, 1940-
Sarris, Andrew.
Tartaglia, Jerry.
Waters, John, 1946-
Woronov, Mary.
Zedd, Nick.
Zorn, John, 1953-
Arthouse Inc.
Curiously Bright Entertainment (Firm)
Tongue Press Productions.
Arts Alliance America (Firm)
New Video Group.
ISBN 1422978303
Standard No. 767685214756
Music No. NNVG214750 Arthouse Films

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