Tuesday’s Flick Picks
Film Studies Coordinator Diane Thelen bring you a new film recommendation each week from March-September 2020 to educate and entertain on an artist or period related to the VBMA’s permanent collection. Check out the repository of recommendations.
This documentary tells the story of one of America’s most popular, but least understood, artists – Andrew Wyeth – through unprecedented access to Wyeth’s family members, including sons Jamie and Nicholas Wyeth, and never-before-seen archival materials from the family’s personal collection and hundreds of Wyeth’s studies, drawings and paintings.
Eloquent Nude: The Love and Legacy of Edward Weston and Charis Wilson (2007). This documentary tells the story of groundbreaking photographer Edward Weston and his partner Charis Wilson. During the Great Depression, the couple set off across the country, transforming the medium of photography and each other.