Larry Gottheim

Larry
Gottheim

“"Gottheim's Cinema is a quest of origins. The films elaborate a response to the fictions of our world, the construction of images and sounds, the repeating cycles of life and nature. The profoundness of Gottheim's act is to elaborate a body of work outside of fashion and within a search for an authentic language of cinematic discourse." - John Hanhardt, on the occasion of the presentation of the full "Elective Affinities" cycle at the Whitney Museum, 1981”

Larry Gottheim is a key figure in the history and development of American avant-garde cinema through the 1970's. His work often shares the simple structure of the earliest films but also relate to minimal, conceptual and process art practices. Gottheim is the founder of the extermely influential and first cinema department in the SUNY system at SUNY Binghamton.

Films

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    Blues
    Experimental

    Blues

    Larry Gottheim

    16mm, color, silent, 8.5 min
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    Corn
    Experimental

    Corn

    Larry Gottheim

    16mm, color, silent, 10.5 min
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    Fog Line
    Experimental

    Fog Line

    Larry Gottheim

    16mm, color, silent, 11 min
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    Barn Rushes
    Experimental

    Barn Rushes

    Larry Gottheim

    16mm, color, silent, 34 min
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    Doorway
    Experimental

    Doorway

    Larry Gottheim

    16mm, black and white, silent, 7.5 min
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    Harmonica
    Experimental

    Harmonica

    Larry Gottheim

    16mm, color, sound, 10.5 min
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    Thought
    Experimental

    Thought

    Larry Gottheim

    16mm, color, silent, 7 min
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    Horizons (Elective Affinities, Part 1)
    Experimental

    Horizons (Elective Affinities, Part 1)

    Larry Gottheim

    16mm, color, silent, 77 min
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    Mouches Volantes (Elective Affinities, Part II)
    Experimental

    Mouches Volantes (Elective Affinities, Part II)

    Larry Gottheim

    16mm, black and white, sound, 69 min
    Rental format: 16mm

Biography

Larry Gottheim is a key figure in the history and development of American avant-garde cinema through the 1970's. His work often shares the simple structure of the earliest films but also relate to minimal, conceptual and process art practices. Gottheim is the founder of the extermely influential and first cinema department in the SUNY system at SUNY Binghamton.