The Pixels of Paul Cezanne is a collection of essays by Wim Wenders in which he presents his observations and reflections on the fellow artists who have influenced, shaped, and inspired him.
"How are they doing it?" is the key question that Wenders asks as he looks at the dance work of Pina Bausch, the paintings of Cezanne, Edward Hopper, and Andrew Wyeth, as well as the films of Ingmar Bergman, Michelanelo Antonioni, Ozu, Anthony Mann, Douglas Sirk, and Sam Fuller.
He finds the answer by trying to understand their individual perspectives, and, in the process revealing his own art of perception in texts of rare poignancy.
Wim Wenders is the award-winning film-maker of the feature films Paris, Texas, Wings of Desire, and The American Friend, as well as the documentaries The Buena Vista Social Club, Pina and Salt of the Earth. His photographs have been exhibited internationally. His new film, Submergence, with Alicia Vikander and James McAvoy, will be released in 2017.
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