Difference between revisions of "Barbara Rubin"

From Monoskop
Jump to navigation Jump to search
(Created page with "'''Barbara Rubin''' (1945-1980) was an American filmmaker and performance artist. She is best known for her landmark 1963 underground film, ''Christmas on Earth''. ; Literatu...")
 
 
Line 1: Line 1:
 
'''Barbara Rubin''' (1945-1980) was an American filmmaker and performance artist. She is best known for her landmark 1963 underground film, ''Christmas on Earth''.
 
'''Barbara Rubin''' (1945-1980) was an American filmmaker and performance artist. She is best known for her landmark 1963 underground film, ''Christmas on Earth''.
 +
 +
Rubin came into the film world in 1963, working with [[Jonas Mekas]] at the Film-makers Coop. She was a major networker in the 1960s linking such disparate figures as Warhol, Bob Dylan, Jack Smith, and Allen Ginsberg, who said of her: "Her genius was sympathizing with everybody's desire to get together in work with their fellow geniuses."
 +
 +
; Films
 +
* ''[http://www.ubu.com/film/rubin_christmas.html Christmas on Earth]'', 1963, 29 min.
  
 
; Literature
 
; Literature
 
* ''Film Culture'' 80: "The Legend of Barbara Rubin", Leipzig: Spector Books, 2018, 216 pp. [https://www.editfilmculture.net/film-culture-80/] [http://spectorbooks.com/the-legend-of-barbara-rubin] [https://www.printedmatter.org/programs/events/718]
 
* ''Film Culture'' 80: "The Legend of Barbara Rubin", Leipzig: Spector Books, 2018, 216 pp. [https://www.editfilmculture.net/film-culture-80/] [http://spectorbooks.com/the-legend-of-barbara-rubin] [https://www.printedmatter.org/programs/events/718]
 +
 +
; Documentary films
 +
* [https://vimeo.com/57208722 To Barbara Rubin, with Love], dir. Jonas Mekas, 1965, 7 min. Film portrait. [http://jonasmekasfilms.com/40/film.php?film=32].
 +
* ''Barbara Rubin and the Exploding NY Underground'', dir. Chuck Smith, 2018, 78 min. Review: [http://povmagazine.com/articles/view/review-barbara-rubin-and-the-exploding-ny-underground1 Glassman] (POV).
 +
 +
; Links
 +
* https://allenginsberg.org/2014/03/barbara-rubin-1945-1980/
  
 
[[Category:Experimental film|Rubin, Barbara]]
 
[[Category:Experimental film|Rubin, Barbara]]

Latest revision as of 16:07, 20 October 2018

Barbara Rubin (1945-1980) was an American filmmaker and performance artist. She is best known for her landmark 1963 underground film, Christmas on Earth.

Rubin came into the film world in 1963, working with Jonas Mekas at the Film-makers Coop. She was a major networker in the 1960s linking such disparate figures as Warhol, Bob Dylan, Jack Smith, and Allen Ginsberg, who said of her: "Her genius was sympathizing with everybody's desire to get together in work with their fellow geniuses."

Films
Literature
  • Film Culture 80: "The Legend of Barbara Rubin", Leipzig: Spector Books, 2018, 216 pp. [1] [2] [3]
Documentary films
Links