Ongoing art & film series 
Nitehawk Cinema, New York | 2013 – present

ART SEEN, the ongoing screening program that explores the relationship between contemporary art and film through documentaries, narrative features, and artist films, debuted at Nitehawk Cinema in the spring of 2013. In its first year, ART SEEN presented films by Orson Welles, John Waters, Morgan Neville, Paul McCarthy, and Cheryl Dunn.

The series has been presented with frieze magazine (media partner) since fall 2013.

April 2013
F for Fake (Orson Welles, 1976) – 35mm
Artist films: Untitled #142 (Bob Coe from Wasco) by artist Josh Azzarella. We will also show Emily’s Video by Eva and Franco Mattes

May 2013
Gregory Crewdson Brief Encounters (Ben Shapiro, 2013)
Q&A with director Ben Shapiro
Artist films: Rä di Martino (guest curated by Hannah Gruy of White Cube) and Tommy Turner’s Simonland

June 2013
The Cool School (Morgan Neville, 2008)
Introduction by Rebecca Taylor, Director of Communications at PS1 MoMA
Artist film: Paul McCarthy’s Black and White Tapes

July 2013
Beauty is Embarrassing (Neil Berkeley, 2013)
Q&A with director Neil Berkeley
Pre-show by Wayne White

August 2013
Beautiful Losers (Aaron Rose, 2008)
Artist film: Cheryl Dunn’s Back Worlds for Words

September 2013
Chris Marker’s La Jetee (1962) and Ben River’s Slow Action (2011)

October 2013
The Portrait of Dorian Gray (Albert Lewin, 1945) – 35mm
Artist film: Marnie Weber’s The Night of Forevermore

November 2013
Everybody Street (Cheryl Dunn, 2013)
Q&A with Carlo McCormick, director Cheryl Dunn, Jill Freedman, Joel Meyerowitz, Jeff Mermelstein, Clayton Patterson, Ricky Powell, Jamel Shabazz, and Martha Cooper

December 2013
Pecker (John Waters, 1998) – 35mm
Frieze video: At Home with John Waters

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