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Art Is...The Permanent Revolution (2012)

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The anger and outrage captured by graphic artists have defined revolutions through the centuries. Printmakers have depicted the human condition in all its glories and struggles so powerfully that perceptions, attitudes and politics have been dramatically influenced. And the value and impact of this art is even more important today. In the new documentary, Art Is... The Permanent Revolution, three contemporary American artists and a master printer help explain the dynamic sequences of social

Aug 14, 2012

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There is no mistaking Mr. Kirchheimer's convictions or his understandable love for the creators here, past and present.

March 1, 2012 Full Review Source: New York Times
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[Offers] up compelling portraits of practicing artists intelligently probing their status as socially conscious image makers.

February 29, 2012 Full Review Source: Time Out New York
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[A] lightly argued but forcefully illustrated look at the historical and philosophical interplay between the artisanal process and political art.

February 28, 2012 Full Review Source: Village Voice
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Put succinctly, this is the greatest film ever made dealing with the connection between art and radical politics.

March 2, 2012 Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews
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The entire history of politically inspired printmaking unfolds in Manfred Kirchheimer's admirably serious, hands-on documentary.

March 1, 2012 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
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The premise of this brief portrait sketch is as modest as the standard-definition, full-frame format in which it was photographed.

February 28, 2012 Full Review Source: Slant Magazine
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