Daryl Chin is an artist and writer based in New York City. Associate Editor of PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, he is the author of a monograph on the video artist Shigeko Kubota.
Entries by Daryl Chin
arts >> Carné, Marcel
The master of "poetic realism," French filmmaker Marcel Carné created some of the defining films of European cinema.
arts >> Eisenstein, Sergei Mikhailovich
One of the greatest filmmakers in the history of cinema, Sergei Eistenstein chafed under the restrictions of Stalinism.
arts >> Murnau, Friedrich Wilhelm
Acclaimed as the greatest director of the German Expressionist period (1919-1933), F.W. Murnau created the first masterpiece of the horror film, Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (1921).
arts >> New Queer Cinema
Independent films that aggressively assert homosexual identity and queer culture, the New Queer Cinema can be seen as the culmination of several developments in American cinema.
arts >> Visconti, Luchino
The arc of the film career of Luchino Visconti, the most contradictory and varied of the major Italian filmmakers, mirrors his increasing openness about his homosexuality.