LAPS 20th National presents a selection of films and interviews with Los Angeles artists of the 1960’s including June Wayne, Corita Kent, Connor Everts and Leonard Edmondson:
Four Stones for Kanemitsu (1973)
Directed by Terry Sanders, Produced by Terry Sanders and June Wayne
An Academy Award Nominee for Best Documentary 1974 (Short Subject), this classic film produced at Tamarind Lithography Workshop shows the collaboration between artist Matsumi (Mike) Kanemitsu and Master Printer Serge Lozingot as they create a four-color lithograph.
Primary Colors: The Story of Corita (1991)
Produced and Directed by Jeffrey Haden, Narrated by Eva Marie Saint
A film documentary about the artist and political activist, Corita Kent (1918-1986) who began her career as Sister Mary Corita, a teaching nun at Immaculate Heart in Los Angeles. Narrated by Eva Marie Saint using Corita’s own words. (First aired January 20, 1991, for PBS, South Carolina ETV)
Leonard Edmondson Interview, 2002
Edmondson (1916 -2002) Renown artist, professor and author talks about his art and love of printmaking.
Interview by Lyn Kienholz & George Wanlass. Filmed & edited by Elizabeta Betinski. Interview courtesy of Netropolitan/ Museum Without Walls, Arts Conversations Archive, California International Arts Foundation
A Conversation with June Wayne and Connor Everts, 2009
Artists, friends and colleagues discuss Los Angeles in the 1960’s, Connor Everts’ art on trial for indecency and the founding of Tamarind and the Los Angeles Printmaking Society; interview by Mary Sherwood Brock/ filmed and edited by Jen Grella, produced by Los Angeles Printmaking Society, 2009