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What Inspires Artists - Jane South & Fritz Lang's Metropolis

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What Inspires Artists - Jane South & Fritz Lang's Metropolis
Curated by: Arezoo Moseni

455 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016
October 2nd, 2012 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Screening
WEBSITE:  
http://www.nypl.org/locations/mid-manhat...
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
midtown
PHONE:  
(212) 340-0863
TAGS:  
cinema, installation, sculpture
COST:  
FREE

DESCRIPTION

1st Floor Corner Room - Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Please join us for the inaugural event of the new series What Inspires Artists with a short discussion between artist Jane South and senior art librarian Arezoo Moseni. The screening of Fritz Lang's Metropolis immediately follows the discussion.

"I first saw this film when I was studying theater set design in London and was struck by the seductive theatricality of the city-as-machine... I also love the way that the space in the film appears to be both two and three dimensional, simultaneously completely believable and totally false." Jane South

From the radiating colors of a meadow to fleeting vibrations of a spindle artists are influenced by many things including architecture, art, cinema, literature, science, and other fascinating human efforts and inventions. The new series What Inspires Artists, initiated by Arezoo Moseni and held in conjunction with the Art in The Corner Room exhibition series at Mid-Manhattan Library, focuses on what inspires artists.