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PBS Premiere: August 14, 1990


The role of art in America has been debated recently everywhere from the Halls of Congress to the local shopping mall. Golub is more than a portrait of the socially committed painter Leon Golub, whose massive canvases are intended to provoke viewers. It is about media and contemporary society, social responsibility and creativity, art and information.

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TAGS: artists, arts, creativity, leon golub, media

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Film Information

Golub (80 min.)

Premiere Date: August 14, 1990

Streaming Dates: Expired

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Filmmaker: Jerry Blumenthal and Gordon Quinn Bio

Press: Press Release


Jerry Blumenthal and Gordon Quinn
Jerry Blumenthal and Gordon Quinn

Critical Acclaim

Golub conveys the exhilarating sense that art is inseparable from both the world that engenders it and the world that receives it.”

— Jonathan Rosenblum,
The Chicago Reader

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