Jonas Mekas: Walden

Poet and hero of the American counter-culture, Jonas Mekas, born in Lithuania in 1922, invented the diary form of film-making. Walden, his first completed diary film, an epic portrait of the New York avant-garde art scene of the ’60s, is also a groundbreaking work of personal cinema.

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MAX HERMAN MAXY AND THE ROMANIAN AVANT-GARDE

Max Hermann Maxy: Still Life

Max Herman Maxy played a tremendous role in the history of modern painting in Romania.  His body of work spans a large part of the twentieth century.