Art Is... the Permanent Revolution

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Harris Theater
June 2 - June 3
Sat June 2 at 8:30
Sun June 3 at 6:00

The anger and outrage captured by graphic artists have defined revolutions through the centuries. Printmakers have depicted the human condition in all its glories and struggles so powerfully that perceptions, attitudes and politics have been dramatically influenced. And the value and impact of this art is even more important today. In this new documentary, three American artists and a master printer help explain the dynamic sequences of social reality and protest. The making of an etching, a woodcut and a lithograph unfolds before our eyes, as the contemporary artists join their illustrious predecessors in creating art of social engagement. (Manfred Kirchheimer; USA; 2012; 82 min)