Picasso and Braque Go to the Movies Reviews

February 18, 2013
For those with a scholarly outlook towards film or art it's worth checking out, while others will probably not get much out of it.
June 28, 2011
There was once a time when the nascent medium of cinema struggled for legitimacy.
June 4, 2010
A marvelous documentary by art gallery legend and sometime filmmaker Arne Glimcher.
May 30, 2010
The subject matter is without a doubt intriguing, but a more poetic and emotionally charged approach to the material at hand, beyond that exquisite silent footage, would have enhanced the presentation.
May 28, 2010
An informative, well-edited and engaging documentary that needs a more thorough and provocative conclusion.
May 27, 2010
An intriguing, captivating glimpse into the creative process.
May 27, 2010
One of the strengths of Arne Glimcher's documentary is that it effectively chronicles an era when going to the movies was a novelty.
May 26, 2010
As a rambling rumination on turn-of-the-century aestheticism with brazen flourishes of apophenia, the documentary is strangely effective, but we're left aching for more specific piece-by-piece analysis.
May 26, 2010
Picasso and Braque's primary merit is its archive-raiding evocation of the period discussed through vintage nitrate images...
May 26, 2010
The Picasso-Braque connection shows the unembarrassed impulse to study vision and philosophy through art -- not trite, childish, "Lookit!" exploitation.