Documents the struggles, innovations and triumphs of one of the New York School`s most daring artists.
Hosted by Dustin Hoffman, the film portrays Franz Kline, best known for his vigorous, large-scale black and white abstractions. Kline (1910-1962) is one of the preeminent painters of our century. Rare personal interviews with Kline`s contemporaries explore the iconoclastic spirit of the artist. Beginning in his childhood in Pennsylvania`s coal towns to his bohemian lifestyle in the Greenwich Village of the 1930`s and 40`s, Franz Kline Remembered documents the struggles, innovations, and triumphs of one of the New York School`s most daring artists..
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Hosted by actor Dustin Hoffman.
Other credits: Hosted by Dustin Hoffman Director: Carl Colby Producer: Courtney Sale Directory of Photography: Francis Kenny Editor: Ken Eluto Associate Producer: Karen Lindsay Music: Maurice Wright Consultants: KAren Lindsay, Ellen Weissbrod Made possible by grants from Atlantic Richfield Company and Manoogian Foundation. A Cort Production.