Two films about groundbreaking American painters.
What about Style? Alex Katz: A Painter’s Painter
Directed by Heinz Peter Schwerfel. The artist who is the subject of a current CMA exhibition is captured in his Maine studio and in his SoHo flat in this documentary that also features interviews and archival film clips. (Germany, 2008, color, DVD, 56 min.)
Everybody Knows . . . Elizabeth Murray
Directed by Kristi Zea. The late painter who balanced her career with family life is revealed via interviews, archival film clips, and journal entries (read by Meryl Streep). Cleveland premiere. (Italy/USA, 2016, color, Blu-ray, 60 min.)
Admission is $9; CMA members, seniors 65 & over, and students $7.