Re: avant-garde books

From: Kenneth White (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Sep 05 2007 - 19:17:11 PDT

In addition to those listed I highly recommend:

Shadows, Specters, Shards: Making History in Avant-Garde Cinema,
Jeffery Skoller
Anthony McCall: The Solid Light Films and Related Works, Branden
Joseph et al
Film as a Subversive Art, Amos Vogel
A Critical Cinema series, Scott MacDonald
Poetics of Cinema, Raul Ruiz
Into the Light: The Projected Image in American Art 1964 - 77,
Whitney Museum of American Art exhibition publication, Chrissie Iles,

Kenneth White

On Sep 5, 2007, at 5:48 PM, jason livingston wrote:

> You may want to do a search on the Frameworks archive. This topic
> comes up pretty regularly. Here are a few titles to get you
> started, though. Caveat: selective, incomplete... and I'm certain
> there are others to add.
> Points of Resistance: Women, Power & the New York Avant-garde
> Cinema. Lauren Rabinovitz
> A Line of Sight. Paul Arthur
> Allegories of Cinema: American Film in the Sixties. David E. James
> The Most Typical Avant-Garde. David E. James
> Lovers of Cinema: The First American Film Avant-Garde, 1919-1945.
> ed by Jan-Christopher Horak
> Underground film: a critical history. Parker Tyler
> Three faces of the film; the art, the dream, the cult. Parker Tyler.
> On Jack Smith's "Flaming Creatures" (and other Secret-Flix of
> Cinemaroc). J. Hoberman
> Hollis Frampton: (nostalgia). Rachel Moore
> Film at Wit’s End. Stan Brakhage
> An Introduction to the American Underground Film, Sheldon Renan
> Experimental Cinema in the Digital Age, Malcolm Le Grice
> To Free the Cinema: Jonas Mekas & the New York Underground, ed.
> David E. James
> Captured: a film/video history of the lower east side, ed by
> Clayton Patterson
> A History of the Avant-Garde Cinema, exhibition catalog, The
> American Federation of Arts
> Experimental Cinema: A Fifty-Year Evolution. David Curtis.
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