An investigative art film by Caro Jost

FINAL TRACES OF THE ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISTS

DVD - 45 minutes
PAL / NTSC / BluRay
Color, 16:9 Stereo
English and English with German subtitles

Director: Caro Jost
Screenplay: Friedrich Rackwitz, Caro Jost
Editor: Friedrich Rackwitz
Sounddesign, Mixing: Cornelia Böhm
Camera: Hans-Albrecht Lusznat, Brendon Sumner

Camera assistant: D.C. Washington
Transcript: Martina Kink
Speakers: Daryl Jackson, Jean-Luc Julien
Synchronization: Berliner Synchron, Munich
 

Contributors
Alex Katz, Philip Pearlstein, Rita Reinhardt, Irving Sandler, Lynn Umlauf, Karole Vail, Jonathan Cramer, Lois Dodd,
et al.
 

Music
Morton Feldman „Rothko Chapel“ and "Music for Jackson Pollock"
Atmo: Exhibition “Abstract Expressionist New York“, MoMA, New York, 2011


Very special thanks to
Anna and Rita Reinhardt, New York
Ad Reinhardt Foundation, New York
The Barnett Newman Foundation, New York
Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, New York
Frederick Kiesler Stiftung, Wien
Hans Hofmann Catalogue Raisonné office, New York
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
Fred W. McDarrah Estate, New York
John Loengard, New York
John Cohen, New York
Michael Fredericks, New York
Paulus Leeser Estate, New York
L. Parker Stephenson, New York
Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe Gallery, New York
Dan Budnik, Tucson
Getty Images, Munich and New York
Museum Archives of MoMA; New York
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Alex Katz
Irving Sandler
Walter Storms
Rechtsberatung: Stefan v. Moers/BREHM & v. MOERS, Munich
René Bastian, Belladonna Productions, New York

Festival Premiere
NewFilmMakerFestival, December 21, 2014, New York

Filmography
Mies van der Rohe Haus, Berlin (artist talk about the film project)
Kunstsammlung NRW, K20, Duesseldorf
NewFilmMakerFestival, New York
American Documentary Film Festival, Palm Springs
Museum fuer Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt 

Nominations
Best Documentary
Sound in a Documentary
Photography in a Documentary



© Caro Jost, Munich, 2014
 

 


Shooting:
Bowery / 4th Street, New York: former studio of Clyfford Still

 


Shooting:
Union Square, New York: former studio of Arshile Gorky