FILMS

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Even a partial list of San Francisco photographer / filmmaker Chris Felver’s subjects reads like a roster of America’s mid-century avant garde: Lawrence Ferlinghetti, John Cage, Allen Ginsberg, Donald Judd, Richard Diebenkorn, Brice Marden, to mention only a few. “All my life,” Felver says, “I’ve been interested in creative people who have their own vision. . . . one-of-a-kind artists, every one of them has taken a stand. “Felver’s portrayal of his subjects is straight and steely, and together these films present a vibrant celebration of the art world from the 1960s through the 1990s.

NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART . 2000