Jonas Mekas | the artist
The artist Jonas Mekas
Dec 23 1922,
Lives and works in
New York, USA
Style and technique of the artist:
Roswitha Haftmann Prize,
Filmmaker and poet.
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Curator, writer and filmmaker Jonas Mekas is the godfather of American avant-garde filmmaking, or the New American Cinema, as he dubbed it in the late 1950s…
Still from: He Stands in a Desert Counting the Seconds of his Life
Jonas Mekas began to arrange screenings with a new energy: first weekend midnight programs at the Charles Theater on Avenue B and East 12th Street in 1961 and subsequently at the Bleecker Street Cinema and the Gramercy Arts in 1963…
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