Eva Hesse circa '63
photo by Barbara Brown
Directed and Produced by Marcie Begleiter
105 minutes 2016
A feature documentary about the groundbreaking 1960's Artist.
Now playing worldwide.
Please visit the "EVA HESSE" website for screening info.
As the wild ride of the 1960’s came to a close, Eva Hesse, a 34 year-old German-born American artist was cresting the wave of a swiftly rising career. One of the few women recognized as central to the New York art scene, she had over 20 group shows scheduled for 1970 in addition to being chosen for a cover article in ArtForum Magazine. Her work was finally receiving both the critical and commercial attention it deserved. When she died in May, 1970 from a brain tumor, the life of one of that decades’ most passionate and brilliant artists was tragically cut short. Yet the end of her life proved to be only the beginning of her career...