Jay Myself Reviews

July 31, 2019
Whether this is all for the sake of art or not, it can be too nauseating to peer into from the outside.
July 31, 2019
Wilke views his old mentor with affection, but with a supreme awareness of what a crazy-charismatic crank he can be.
July 30, 2019
It's a fun journey.
July 29, 2019
A fascinating look at an artist's life.
August 13, 2019
Wilkes crafts an entertaining and heartfelt portrayal of a photographer and artist whose unique eye constantly evolved with The Bank.
August 7, 2019
It's hard to imagine anything more meaningful or fundamental to the act of living than creating order out of chaos... It's not clear whether or not [Stephen] Wilkes sees this, but his camera does.
August 6, 2019
This touching, eye-popping documentary could well have been called, Once Upon a Time ... on the Bowery.
August 2, 2019
When Maisel implores people to look at the things he finds interesting in life, it's a point that truly resonates.
July 30, 2019
...[director Stephen] Wilkes paints such a potent picture of this New York City oddity that it's hard not to share that nostalgia by the end.
July 25, 2019
Jay Maisel's former home suggests a bastion of creativity in a neighborhood whose rough edges have been completely sanded down.
July 22, 2019
Fascinating documentary portrait of a photographer/artist/collector in winter, as he prepares to move his vast lifetime archive into storage.
January 8, 2019
We witness not just an artist anxious about his uprooting, but also the anxiety of a city as it changes beyond recognition.