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Concrete

Directed by Sara Sackner

USA | 72 minutes | 2002

Ruth and Marvin Sackner share their love of words and images with an intimate tour of their Miami Beach home/museum — the worlds largest private collection of concrete/visual poetry from such twentieth century art movements as Italian Futurism, Russian and Eastern European Avant Garde, Dada, Surrealism, Bauhaus, De Stijl, Ultra, Tabu-Dada, Lettrisme, and Ultra-Lettrisme. Over sixty-thousand objects from around the word speak volumes about a compulsive and joyful life of collecting art, poetry, and artist books. Art featured in this insightful documentary includes works by Guillaume Apollinaire, Allen Ginsberg, Roy Lichtenstein, Matta, Bob Cobbing, Tom Phillips, Katharina Eckhart, Gertrude Stein, Ben Vautier.
Director Sara Sackner
Countries of Production USA
Year of Presentation 2002
Language(s)
Premiere Status
Runtime 72 minutes
Principal Cast Ruth Sackner, Marvni Sackner
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