Also Available


From the Archives of Modern Art (DVD)

Directed by : Eleanor Antin
Cast : Eleanor Antin
Available Date : 08/24/2021
Release Year : 1987
Running Time : 31
UPC : 784148012346
Country : U.S.
Language: English
Choose a Format
$22.46 (DVD)
MSRP: $29.95
In Stock
Add to Wishlist

Eleanor Antin is an acclaimed artist and filmmaker with a long, diverse career in installation, performance and visual art. In this project of six short films, she charts the "lost years” of one of her many personas in Eleanora Antinova, the once celebrated African-American ballerina of Diaghlev’s Ballets Russes. Antinova's career in the United States is documented through narrative films and dance recordings made back in the Depression, including comedies, spicy farces and more. An incredibly unique piece of artwork that Antin has described as documentary fiction, FROM THE ARCHIVES OF MODERN ART is sure to provoke and inspire viewers in equal measure.

Product Extras :

“The Ballerina and the Poet”   Ballerina: Eleanora Antinova. The Poet: Sheldon Nodelman

“2 Untitled Dance Clips”  Eleanora Antinova. Phil Orlando

“Love’s Shadow”  Ballerina: Eleanora Antinova. The Lover: Luke Theodore Morrison

“Swan Lake”  The Black Swan: Eleanor Antinova. The Prince: James Tackett. Stage Hands: Michael Weix. Robert Keppler

“Untitled (Beach Dance)”  Eleanora Antinova

“La Porta Chinsa (The Closed Door)” (fragments)  Eleanora Antinova

Publish Date : 2021-08-01
  • Eleanor Antin - Director
  • Eleanor Antin - Actor

For press and publicity inquiries, please email [email protected]. A selection of press materials for this title may be available for download here.