Russian Ark

 Director Alexander Sokurov remains best knownfor Russian Ark (2002), a strollthrough Russian history in the form of an unbroken, 90-minute Steadicam tour ofSt. Petersburg’s Hermitage. Although his 2013 Faust (out on DVD) is not fi.. more

I Hate Hollywood

 Calling Russian Ark a documentary on the HermitageMuseum in St. Petersburg is akin to dismissing Michelangelo as a paintingcontractor. The 2002 film by Russian director Alexander Sokurov caught the eyesof astute cineaste.. more

I Hate Hollywood

Milwaukee’s art community struts its stuff this weekend with Gallery Night and Day, April 16-17.The Milwaukee Artist Resource Network (MARN), with more than 1,200 participating artists, celebrates 10 years with a fund-raiser that includes a... more

Visual Arts