Nathaniel Dorsky

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Nathaniel Dorsky
Love’s Refrain 1
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Hours for Jerome 1
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Arbor Vitae 1
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Triste 3
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Arbor Vitae 2
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Arbor Vitae 2
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Song 2
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Summer 1
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August and After 2
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August and After 1
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April 1
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Song 1
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Song and Solitude 1
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August and After 4
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Arbor Vitae 1
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August and After 3
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Born


1943 New York, NY



Selected Solo Exhibitions


2015 Film Stills, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY

2014 Film Stills, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

2010 Nathaniel Dorsky, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA



Selected Group Exhibitions


2015 “Retrospective”, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA 

Films By Nathaniel Dorsky: How delicate the Light Imbues over our Fleeting life, YBCA, San Francisco, CA

2012 Whitney Biennial 2012, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

2006 Lightcone Preview Show, Centre Pompidou, Musée National d´Art 

Moderne, Paris

2000 Whitney Biennial 2000, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY



Filmography


2016 Autumn (26 min.)

The Dreamer (19 min.)

2015 Intimations (18 min.)

Prelude (20 min.) 

2014 December (14.5 min.)

February (16.5 min.)

Avraham (20 min.)

2013 Summer (22 min.)

Spring (23 min.)

Song (18.5 min.)

2012 April, (26 min.)

August and After, (18.5 min.)

2011 The Return, (27 min.)

2010 Aubade, (11.5 min.)

Pastourelle, (16 min.)

2009 Compline (18.5 min.)

2008 Sarabande, (15 min.)

2007 Winter, (21.5 min.)


2005-06 Song and Solitude, (21 min.)

  Kodachrome Dailies from the Time of Song and Solitude (Reel 1), (40 min.)

  Kodachrome Dailies from the Time of Song and Solitude (Reel 2), (40 min.)

2004 Threnody, (25 min.)

2002 The Visitation, (18 min.)

2000-01  Love’s Refrain, (22.5 min.)

1999-00  Arbor Vitae, (28 min.)

1992-98  Variations, (24 min.)

1974-96  Triste, (18.5 min.)

1985-87  17 Reasons Why, (19 min.)

1976-87  Alaya, (28 min.)

1983 Ariel, (16 min.)

1977-83  Pneuma, (28 min.)

1980-82  Hours For Jerome Part 1, (21 min.)

  Hours For Jerome Part 2, (24 min.)

1966-67  Two Personal Gifts a.k.a. Fool’s Spring, (with Jerome Hiller), (7 min.)

1965 Summerwind, (14 min.)

1964 Ingreen, (12 min.)



Permanent Collections


Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA

Image Forum, Tokyo, Japan

Les Archives du film experimental d’Avignon, Avignon, France

Le Centre Pompidou, Paris, France



Awards

National Endowment for the Arts, 1988, 2002, 2005

Rockefeller Foundation, 2003, 2005

LEF Foundation, 2001

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1998

Foundation for Contemporary Performance Art, 2000

California Council for the Arts, 1997

Peter Reed Foundation, 2010


Publications


Dargis, Manohla, “Against the Odds, Smart Films Thrive at the Box Office”, New York Time, 

December 16, 2012, page AR14

Berkson, Bill, For the Ordinary Artist, BlazeVOX, 2010

Dorsky, Nathaniel, Devotional Cinema, Duration Press, 2003

Goldberg, Max, “Rites of Passage”, San Francisco Bay Guardian, 6/5/12