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In Production 

Julie Mehretu: Palimpsest

Julie Mehretu: Palimpsest

A 60-minute documentary film on the artist Julie Mehretu and her mid-career retrospective co-organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Nov. 2019-May 2020) and the Whitney Museum of American Art (June-Sept. 2020).

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Vladimir Kagan: A Life of Design

Vladimir Kagan: A Life of Design

Vladimir Kagan, furniture designer, artist and writer since the late 1940’s has had an important influence on Twentieth Century design.  

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Jack Youngerman: My Life in Art

Jack Youngerman: My Life in Art

Abstract artist Jack Youngerman has maintained a devoted, creative studio work schedule for nearly seven decades.  During the past two years, Checkerboard and Photographer Laurie Lambrecht have interviewed Youngerman about his fascinating life.  

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Checkerboard Film Foundation is a non-profit documentary film production company founded in 1979.

We document living artists who have made important contributions to the American arts. Our mission is educational and archival.


Current Films In Production

Julie Mehretu 

Vladimir Kagan

Jack Youngerman


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