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Brakhage, Stan

Works: 608 works in 1,040 publications in 7 languages and 8,644 library holdings
Genres: Experimental films  Biography  Documentary films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Short films  History  Interviews  Silent films  Independent films 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Director, Narrator, Performer, Creator, Producer, Film editor, Other, Editor, Speaker
Classifications: PN1995.9.E96, 791.4375
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Most widely held works about Stan Brakhage
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Most widely held works by Stan Brakhage
By Brakhage an anthology : 1954-2001( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-six masterworks by Stan Brakhage
Film at wit's end : eight avant-garde filmmakers by Stan Brakhage( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avant-garde. experimental cinema, 1928-1954( Visual )

10 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally produced as individual silent or sound motion pictures in the United States, Germany, and France, these seventeen short films epitomize the development of experimental film from the 1920's through the 1950's. The films are drawn from the collection assembled by Raymond Rohauer, one of the nation's foremost proponents of experimental cinema, founder of the Hollywood Film Society, and longtime programmer at the Coronet Theatre in Los Angeles. Rohauer helped preserve and promote avant-garde cinema, and these films from his personal archive are some of the most influential and eclectic short films made during the 20th Century
Treasures IV American avant garde film, 1947-1986( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 26 films by artists who helped to redefine cinema. Shows an array of film types and styles, from abstract animation to documentary and balances acknowledged classics with rediscoveries. The films are drawn from the preservation work of five of America's foremost avant-garde archives: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Anthology Film Archives, The Museum of Modern Art, The New York Public Library, and The Pacific Film Archive. None of the titles has been available before on good-quality video in the United States
Essential Brakhage : selected writings on filmmaking by Stan Brakhage( Book )

9 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film biographies by Stan Brakhage( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mirror of Maya Deren by Martina Kudláček( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interweaves excerpts from some of Maya Deren's films with archival footage and commentary by acolytes and contemporaries, such as Stan Brakhage and Jonas Mekas. Includes excerpts from the films: At land, Ritual in transfigured time, and Meshes of the afternoon
By Brakhage( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this second installment, we are proud to present thirty more of Brakhage's innovative creations, from his 1950s films to his final work from 2003. Highlights of this collection include the antiwar film 23rd psalm branch; hand-painted films from the Persian series; The wonder ring, made for a commission by Joseph Cornell; the autobiographical Scenes from under childhood, section one; his only found-footage film, Murder psalm; and much more
Brakhage scrapbook : collected writings, 1964-1980 by Stan Brakhage( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Brakhage lectures: Georges Méliès, David Wark Griffith, Carl Theodore Dreyer, Sergei Eisenstein by Stan Brakhage( Book )

14 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures given at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago during the fall and early winter of 1970-71
Free radicals a history of experimental film by Pip Chodorov( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This feature-length documentary provides a vivid, eye-opening, and appropriately personal introduction to one of the most important, yet perpetually marginalized, realms of filmmaking: avant-garde cinema. Achieving the near-impossible task of doing justice in a mere 82 minutes to this incredibly rich, varied, and expansive domain, FREE RADICALS is as expertly constructed an introduction to the topic as one could hope for, thanks in large part to the film's privileging of rare interviews with some of the most important filmmakers in the avant-garde tradition (including Jonas Mekas, Peter Kubelka, Stan Brakhage, and Hans Richter), and its inclusion of several films in their entirety. The film's sincere admiration for its subject is best reflected by Chodorov's own description: "I wanted to share a few of the films I love and introduce you to some of the free, radical artists who made them"--Container
Dog star man by Stan Brakhage( Visual )

26 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Stan Brakhage's major works. Broken images of a snowbound woodsman, sexual daydreams, living cells, flowing blood, vessels, stars, suns, and other objects are presented using innovative editing
Metaphors on vision by Stan Brakhage( Book )

22 editions published between 1960 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'un des textes fondateurs du cinéma underground américain, publié en 1963. Stan Brakhage y développe sa conception d'une "mythopoesis"
Telling time : essays of a visionary filmmaker by Stan Brakhage( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Taaffe : composite nature : a conversation with Stan Brakhage by Philip Taaffe( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By Brakhage an anthology by Stan Brakhage( Visual )

31 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Working outside the mainstream, the wildly prolific, visionary Stan Brakhage made more than 350 films over a half century. Challenging all taboos in his exploration of "birth, sex, death, and the search for God," he turned his camera on explicit lovemaking, childbirth, even autopsy. Many of his most famous works pursue the nature of vision itself and transcend the act of filming. Some, including the legendary Mothlight, were created without using a camera at all, as he pioneered the art of making images directly on film, by drawing, painting, and scratching. With these two volumes, we present the definitive Brakhage collection -- fifty-six of his works, from across his career, in high-definition digital transfers"--Container
A moving picture giving and taking book by Stan Brakhage( Book )

11 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecrit en 1966, ce texte est à la fois un manuel de technique cinématographique et un manifeste de la pensée visionnaire et expérimentale du cinéaste et vidéaste américain
Stan Brakhage hand-painted films by Stan Brakhage( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and French and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally interested in abstract expressionist painting, Stan Brakhage steadily completed over 300 films in fifty years. His project of recreating "closed eye vision" in the camera led him to these entirely hand-painted films which are so well-knit and ultimately so rich that there is no need for sound
The life and times of Allen Ginsberg( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts Allen Ginsberg, an American poet and social activist in the different decades of his life and activities
Anticipation of the night by Stan Brakhage( Visual )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cycle of madness and childhood's end. A film poem
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Brakhage, James Stanley 1933-2003

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Sanders, Robert 1933-2003

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Film at wit's end : eight avant-garde filmmakersEssential Brakhage : selected writings on filmmakingTelling time : essays of a visionary filmmakerPhilip Taaffe : composite nature : a conversation with Stan BrakhageBy Brakhage an anthologyThe films of Stan Brakhage in the American tradition of Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein and Charles OlsonFrom The book of legends : stories of Maya Deren, Joseph Cornell & Charles Olson