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Robert Beavers

Author: Rebekah Rutkoff
Publisher: �Osterreichisches Filmmuseum, SYNEMA-Gesellschaft f�ur Film und Medien, Vienna, Austria : Österreichisches Filmmuseum, SYNEMA-Gesellschaft für Film und Medien, [2017] ©2017
Series: FilmmuseumSynemaPublikationen, Bd. 30.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In a career spanning five decades, Robert Beavers has distinguished himself as one of the most important American avant-garde filmmakers ... This volume contains critical investigations of Beavers's most important films and a collection of the filmmaker's own writings. Occupying a unique space between poetry and philosophy, his aphoristic meditations vivify his own work and generously illuminate the art of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Robert Beavers; Robert Beavers
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebekah Rutkoff
ISBN: 3901644695 9783901644696
OCLC Number: 962253645
Description: 219 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm.
Contents: Preface / Rebekah Rutkoff --
10th of July, 1967 / Gregory J. Markopoulos --
A note on The Count of Days, a film by Robert Beavers / Tom S. Chomont --
Introduction to the work of Robert Beavers / Jonas Mekas --
Robert Beavers or absolute film / René Micha --
He made this screen: toward Robert Beavers's poetry / Rebekah Rutkoff --
In the shadow of a sound: sonic montage in the works of Robert Beavers / Luke Fowler --
A single image: two versions of Work Done (1972, 1999) / Ricardo Matos Cabo --
Masked rhythm in Ruskin / P. Adams Sitney --
Tectonics and space: architectural thought in the films of Robert Beavers / James Macgillivray --
Drowning in light: Sotiros / Kristin M. Jones --
Notes on Robert Beavers / Erik Ulman --
A master motif: aesthetic benefice in four films by Robert Beavers / Don Daniels --
The sightless measure - love, loss and eternity / Susan Oxtoby --
Conversation about The Stoas / Ute Aurand and Robert Beavers --
Of place and portraiture / Haden Guest --
Robert Beavers. A few points ; Acnode ; Selected notes films in From the Notebook of... ; From the notebook of ; Sotiros: a sequence of notes ; The searching measure.
Series Title: FilmmuseumSynemaPublikationen, Bd. 30.
Responsibility: Rebekah Rutkoff (Ed.).

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"In a career spanning five decades, Robert Beavers has distinguished himself as one of the most important American avant-garde filmmakers ... This volume contains critical investigations of Beavers's most important films and a collection of the filmmaker's own writings. Occupying a unique space between poetry and philosophy, his aphoristic meditations vivify his own work and generously illuminate the art of film"--Back cover.

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