Art Seen 2016

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

ART SEEN is the ongoing screening program at Nitehawk Cinema that explores the relationship between contemporary art and film through documentaries, narrative features, and artist films, debuted at Nitehawk Cinema. To date, ART SEEN has screened nearly 40 films and in 2016 featured films by John Cocteau, Beth B, Takeshi Murata, and Lisa Immordino Vreeland.

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

January 2016
Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict (Lisa Immordino Vreeland, 2015)
Q&A with director Lisa Immordino Vreeland and producer Dan Braun.
Watch the Q&A

January 2016
Troublemakers: the Story of Land Art (James Crump, 2015)

February 2016
Return of the Living Dead (Dan O’Bannon, 1985) – 35mm
Selected and introduced by artist Takeshi Murata
Artist films: Takeshi Murata’s Night Moves, 2012 and the premiere of his new horror shorts
Celebrating the new book Takeshi Murata, edited by Dan Nadel

April 2016
Hockney (Randall Wight, 2015)
Introduction by Evan Moffitt, Assistant Editor at frieze
Presented with frieze

May 2016
Testament of Orpheus (Jean Cocteau, 1959)
Live score by Parlor Walls

July 2016
Call Her Applebroog (Beth B, 2016)
frieze video, Eileen Myles: A Poet in the Art World

July 2016
There is a New World Somewhere (Li Lu, 2016)

September 2016
Don’t Blink – Robert Frank (Laura Israel, 2015)

November 2016
Art Seen program as part of the 2016 Nitehawk Shorts Festival

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