Michelangelo Antonioni: Articles


'Blow-Up' Movie Analysis: Michelangelo Antonioni Great Work of Art

'Blow-Up' with David Hemmings and Veruschka. 'Blow-Up' movie analysis: Michelangelo Antonioni creates great work of art and philosophy Made in Great Britain in 1966, the flat-out great Blow-Up (in the U.K., Blow-Up) was Michelangelo Antonioni's first English-language effort. “Inspired” by Argentinean writer Julio Cortázar's 1959 short story Las babas del […]


'Il Grido' 1957: Michelangelo Antonioni Neorealist Classic

'Il Grido' 1957: Michelangelo Antonioni at his Neo-Realist best So much attention has been paid to Italian filmmaker Michelangelo Antonioni's films from the 1960s that his earlier Neo-Realist efforts have been overlooked – as if they represented the work of nothing more than a talented tyro. But even though Antonioni […]


Ingmar Bergman & Michelangelo Antonioni: Film Giants Died on the Same Day

Director Ingmar Bergman and his camera. Ingmar Bergman & Michelangelo Antonioni: Two film giants and their 'early / later' works Ingmar Bergman and Michelangelo Antonioni died on the same day – July 30, 2007. In the New York Times, film critic A.O. Scott remembered the two filmmakers: “The two of […]


Michelangelo Antonioni

Michelangelo Antonioni, the film master of modern alienation, despair, and ennui, was the third important personage of world cinema to die in the last three days – Ingmar Bergman and Michel Serrault were the other two. Antonioni, who had suffered a debilitating stroke in 1985, died on Monday, July 30, […]


Michelangelo Antonioni at LACMA

Michelangelo Antonioni retrospective at LACMA “Modernist Master: Michelangelo Antonioni,” is the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's retrospective honoring the Italian filmmaker, whose body of work includes revered classics such as the cryptic L'Avventura , the cryptic-er Blow-Up, and the cryptic-est Identification of a Woman / Identificazione di una donna […]