Archive for March, 2011

French Photographer Patrick Cariou On His Copyright Suit Victory Against Richard Prince And Gagosian

From the Huffington Post’s ArtInfo NEW YORK–In a landmark decision handed down in spirited fashion last Friday, Manhattan federal court judge Deborah Batts ruled against Richard Prince and the Gagosian Gallery in a copyright lawsuit brought by French photographer Patrick Cariou, who claimed that the prominent appropriation artist had unlawfully used his photographs in a […]

In Memoriam: Peter Lennon

Posted by Richard Brody at The Front Row On Thursday, St. Patrick’s Day, I offered a tweet to remind readers (as I have in years past) of Peter Lennon’s great 1968 documentary “Rocky Road to Dublin,” about the narrow religious and political dogmas that Ireland imposed on its citizens and on some of the charming […]

NYT: Surveyor of a Desert Where the Past and Present Coexist

The Atacama Desert of northern Chile is the driest place in the world and surely one of the most desolate. But it has always proved fertile ground for the Chilean documentary filmmaker Patricio Guzmán, who first filmed there 40 years ago and has now returned to make “Nostalgia for the Light,” a meditation on astronomy, […]

Nostalgia for the Light Website

Check out the website for Patricio Guzmàn’s latest film here

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