Actually, Iconic:
Richard Estes

About the Film

Richard Estes is an icon of the photorealist movement yet he has humbly avoided media attention over his long career. Actually, Iconic: Richard Estes"invites viewers into Estes’ world with unprecedented access to the artist and his masterpieces. Through intimate discussions of his technique and inspirations, and interviews with leading curators and critics this delicate portrait does more than just explore Estes’ pioneering genius; it humanizes it. 

68 minutes

"Actually, Iconic lets the artist speak. It’s refreshing and conversational. Estes is quietly confident. He’s far from a mood-swing artist. When the artist does the talking and touring, we get not only a different point of view. It’s as though we’re hearing a beautiful new language. Kudos to Stone since it takes patience, charm, and, I assume, wiles to get artists, and the good ones are reticent, to speak so honestly and movingly." Brian T. Allen in the National Review

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Q&A for UNC-TV from Sept 3, 2020 moderated by UNC-TV’s CEO, Lindsay Bierman.