"Artspeak" the Documentary

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The use of “Artspeak”, the often incomprehensible language used by many curators, writers, critics, and other art insiders, has alienated much of of the art-viewing public. The film follows New York artist Bill Claps discovering everyday people’s thoughts and feelings about contemporary art as he develops a video installation and a series of artworks that comment on the phenomena of Artspeak. The film follows Claps at work in his studio, in the streets, galleries and art fairs of New York, and through several countries in Europe.


Genre: Art Documentary

Producer: Primamusa ()

Director: Bill Claps

Director of Photography: Francesca Pagani

Editor: Francesca Pagani

Original soundtrack: Giovanni Spinelli

Running Time: 16 minutes

Pilot for Series Entitled ARTSPEAK

Format: Video Full-HD 1080i, 25fps. Audio Dolby DIvital

About Bill Claps
Bill Claps lives and works in New York City. He is a visual artist, filmmaker and writer whose work comments on art history and language. Born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, he earned a Bachelor of Arts at Harvard University, where he studied painting and art history. He studied painting and drawing at the Art Students League in New York and in Florence, Italy. His paintings and drawings have been presented in solo and group exhibitions in galleries, museums and institutions in the United States and Europe. In the United States: Salomon Arts Gallery (New York), Priska C. Juschka Fine Art (New York), Henry Gregg Gallery (New York), Rush Arts Gallery (New York), Aspen Fine Arts Gallery (Aspen, Colorado), Bendheim Gallery (Greenwich, Connecticut), Kismet Gallery (Westport, Connecticut), Exhibit Gallery (Tulsa, OK), International Club (Wellington, FL), Samuel Morse Museum, Pookeepsie, NY. In Europe: la Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica di Palazzo Corsini in Rome; Artgeneve, Geneva; Art Monaco; Evartspace, Geneva; Spazio Garibaldi 77, Milano, Gallery@1, Gstaad, Switzerland, Galerie 55 Bellechasse, Paris, R Gallery, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, MOMA Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia. Claps’ works are in private collections and foundations in the United States and Europe. He writes for and Exibart Magazine.
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