Back and Forth : Early Cinema and the Avant-Garde

Testa, Bart. Back and Forth : Early Cinema and the Avant-Garde. Toronto, Ont.: Art Gallery of Ontario/Musée des beaux-arts de l'Ontario, 1992.

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Abstract (English)

The subjects covered in this monograph on the history of early film include: structural or structural/materialist film, metahistory and film historicism, narrative and tableau, primitive style, "cine-tapestry," actuality, apparatus theory and multiple causality, techniques of perspective and filmic space, early cinema and avant-garde films, experimental film and Hollywood classical cinema. Testa reviews and repositions key film historians and "conventional" schools of thought and theory on film.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Testa, Bart (Curator); Testa, Bart (Author); Jonasson, Cathy (Prefacer)
Dossier: 351 - ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO / MUSÉE DES BEAUX-ARTS DE L'ONTARIO (Toronto)
Collation: 140 p. : 13 ill. ; 22 x 17 cm
ISBN: 1895235227
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Toronto, Ont.: Art Gallery of Ontario/Musée des beaux-arts de l'Ontario
Artists: Warhol, Andy; Gallagher, Chris; Burch, Noel; Anger, Kenneth; Razutis, Al; Frampton, Hollis
Critics / Curators / Historians: Testa, Bart
Art Organizations: Art Gallery Of Ontario
Event Statement: Presentation dates: 24 Apr. - 17 May 1992, Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto).
Keywords: AVANT GARDE FILM; EXPERIMENTAL FILM; EDISON, THOMAS; MELIES, GEORGES; CLAIR, RENE; PICABIA, FRANCIS; LUMIERE, LOUIS; LUMIERE, AUGUSTE
Deposited by: e-Artexte administrator
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 1993
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 13:37
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/4642
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