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The Cardboard Bernini

"Ashes to ashes, mush to mush"

Videos

Cardboard Bernini trailer

Overview

Genre
Arts, Portrait, and Biography
Synopsis

"The Cardboard Bernini" examines the life and work of artist James Grashow as he spends five years building a giant cardboard fountain, with the intention of putting it outside to dissolve. Inspired by the
baroque sculptor Bernini, and propelled by a crucial event documented in the film, Grashow is driven to experience the process of creation and loss by making an extraordinary artwork that will be
destroyed in the end. This film follows Jimmy’s journey, as he questions life’s fragility and the artistic process.

Stage
finished
Running time
76 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Floating Stone Productions
Country
United States
Years of Production
2007-2012
Locations
New York, Connecticut

Distribution Details

Release year
2012
Festivals
New Hampshire Film Festival, RIFE, RADAR Hamburg, Asheville Cinema Festival, Napa Valley Film Festival, Carmel Art and Film Festival, Weyauwega International Film Festival, Santa Fe Film Festival, Connecticut Film Festival
Awards
Best Documentary, Weyauwega International Film Festival 2012
Language
English

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