Shirley Clarke
Reviews // 2 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
//Reviews

'Portrait of Jason': Performance, Expression, and Art
20 Apr 2013 // 3:05 AM

The enduring unknown of Portrait of Jason is whether and how it's a portrait of a person or a hustler, an artist or a self, and whether it gives the lie to "intention" as a legible, assessable story.

'The Connection': Shirley Clarke's Brilliant Breakdown of Vérité
4 May 2012 // 12:33 AM

The jazz band's performances are as simultaneously jaggedy and smooth as the junkies', punctuating their pontifications and also reframing the problem of honesty.

//Blogs

'The Connection' Is Far Removed From the Cinema of Its Time
10 Apr 2015 // 7:00 AM

Milestone Cinematheque lives up to its name with a jaw-droppingly sharp restoration of Shirley Clarke's The Connection.

Two Shirley Clarke Documentaries Get Long-Overdue Resurrections
29 Jan 2015 // 7:29 AM

Portrait of Jason and Ornette: Made in America, two outstanding Shirley Clarke documentaries, represent unique takes on the black experience in America.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

// Moving Pixels

"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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