Photos with Marcus Reichert
BiographyBayshore, Long Island, New York, USA
Marcus Reichert, born in 1948, is an artist of various disciplines, inlcuding painting and film-making. His works are held in many important collections throughout the world and have been written about extensively. The first neo-noir, Reichert's film Union City (1980) was hailed by Lawrence O'Toole, film critic for Maclean's Magazine, as "an unqualified masterpiece." Reichert was given his first solo exhibition at the age of 21 at the legendary Gotham Book Mart and Art Gallery, New York, home to the Surrealists during WWII. Read more... of Newcastle, Great Britain which toured in various forms to Glasgow, London, Paris, and the United States. His Crucifixion paintings have been described by Richard Harries, the Bishop of Oxford, as being among the most disturbing painted last century, while the American critic Donald Kuspit has written that both Picasso's and Bacon's pale in comparison. Reichert's film works are held in the Archive of the Museum of Modern Art, New York. He is also the author of three novels: Verdon Angster, Hoboken, and The Miracle of Fontana's Monkey.