Framing Pictures: Film and the Visual Arts (Edinburgh Studies in Film and Intermediality)

Framing Pictures: Film and the Visual Arts (Edinburgh Studies in Film and Intermediality)

Steven Jacobs


during the function motion pictures and documentaries of administrators together with Emmer, Erice, Godard, Hitchcock, Pasolini, Resnais, Rossellini and Storck, Jacobs examines the way in which movies 'animate' works of art through cinematic thoughts, equivalent to digicam activities and enhancing, or through integrating them right into a narrative.He explores how this 'mobilization' of the paintings is introduced into play in artwork documentaries and artist biopics, in addition to in characteristic motion pictures containing key scenes positioned in museums. the strain among stasis and circulate can be mentioned relating to modernist cinema, which regularly contains tableaux vivants combining pictorial, sculptural and theatrical parts. This stress additionally marks the aesthetics of the movie nonetheless, that have encouraged trendy artwork photographers reminiscent of Cindy Sherman and Jeff Wall.Illustrated all through, Jacobs' research of the presence of artwork in movie, along the omnipresence of the filmic picture in state-of-the-art paintings museums, is an interesting paintings for college students and students of movie and paintings alike.

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