Transformations: Potter's Bull, Venus by Giorgione, Woman at the Clavichord

(Verwandlungen)

GDR, 1981, 56 min, color
In German; English subtitles
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Synopsis

Böttcher paints over postcards of Renaissance master paintings and films this process of artistic modification that creates lively images with new dimensions. The only avant-garde experimental films ever made at the East German state-run DEFA film studios.

 

This trilogy includes the following titles:

  • Potter’s Bull (Potters Stier)
  • Venus by Giorgione (Venus nach Giorgione)
  • Woman at the Clavichord (Frau am Klavichord)

These short films are available for purchase or streaming as part of the collection Art Work: Six Shorts.

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