Hans Burkhardt: The Artist’s World

VHS: $25.00
DVD: $25.00

An intimate portrait of Hans Burkhardt, this documentary features interviews with the artist in his studio and home as he reflects upon his life and work. Burkhardt reminisces about his early years in his native Switzerland and his arrival in New York, where he shared Arshile Gorky’s studio. Along with commentary from distinguished art historians, dealers and artists, Burkhardt traces the development of his art and life in Los Angeles, and his sojourns to Mexico, where created provocative works which proved prescient to his contemporaries’ in New York and Europe. Burkhardt is shown engaging many of his favorite works which today are increasingly regarded as being among the major paintings of Contemporary Art.

35 minutes
Produced in 1997 by Estate Films

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