• 2016
  • US
  • 1h 28min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Tim Marrinan, Richard Dewey
  • Cast: Chris Burden, Marina Abramovic, Vito Acconci
  • UK release: 5 May 2017

Documentary about artist Chris Burden, whose works involved (among other things) getting shot in the arm with a rifle. Burden died during the making of the film and it’s a careful and respectful account that draws on his own rich documentary archive to display his work’s sheer visual power.

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1 May 20174 stars

Detailed and respectful documentary about one-of-a-kind artist Chris Burden

Chris Burden was the kind of artist who had little interest in having his work displayed above the mantelpieces of the wealthy. Instead, he pushed the limits in terms of performance, living in the tight space of his college locker for one project…

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