ABSTRACT The international success of Im Kwon-Taek's Chihwaseon prompts consideration of its relation to other films that use narra-tives about art and artists as allegories for filmmaking: the reflexive art films that established Im's reputation; feature films about artists made in the West, especially Pollock; and other recent reflexive films from Korea and China.
Art/Film/Art Film: CHIHWASEON AND ITS CINEMATIC CONTEXTS
DAVID E. JAMES teaches in the School of Cinema-Television at the University of Southern California. His most recent book is The Most Typical Avant-Garde: History and Geography of Minor Cinemas in Los Angeles (University of California Press, 2005).
David E. James; Art/Film/Art Film: CHIHWASEON AND ITS CINEMATIC CONTEXTS. Film Quarterly 1 December 2005; 59 (2): 4–17. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2005.59.2.4
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