Condo Painting


1h 27m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Story of Pace/Wilderstein Gallery painter George Condo, focusing extensively on his reworking of a single painting and on Condo's elusive and often disruptive muses as the artist works in his downtown Manhattan studio. Animation of popular television characters and footage of Condo's favorite televi

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Epstein, Levinsohn, Bodine, Hurwitz & Weinstein, Llp; Fotokem Film & Video; Good Machine International; Keep Me Posted; Magic Films & Video Works; Sony Pictures Scoring Stage; Stewart Motion Picture Services
Distribution Company
October Films/USA Films; Arthaus Filmverleih; Filmauro Distribuzione; Filmax International; October Films; Usa Films
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m

Synopsis

Story of Pace/Wilderstein Gallery painter George Condo, focusing extensively on his reworking of a single painting and on Condo's elusive and often disruptive muses as the artist works in his downtown Manhattan studio. Animation of popular television characters and footage of Condo's favorite television personalities from his childhood also inform this film portrait.

Crew

Nathan Abel

Assistant Editor (Chicago)

Joey Altruda

Song Performer ("Mr Lucky")

David Amram

Song ("Blues: Andante Espressivo (From 'Concerto For Violin And Orchestra')")

Ed Armstrong

Supervisor

Sue Ashline

Production Assistant (Kansas Crew)

Alex Atevich

Special Thanks

Steve Avery

Post-Production

Carol Sue Baker

Special Thanks

Eric Barnes

2nd Camera (New York)

Michael Berk

Avid Tech Support (Santa Monica)

Bruno Bischofberger

Special Thanks

Daphne Blinn

Adr Coordinator

Susan H. Bodine

Special Thanks

Joan Bolvin

Special Thanks

Kathleen Brennan

Special Thanks

Kathleen Brennan

Song ("Black Wings")

Kathlenn Brennan

Special Thanks

Michael Brennan

Special Thanks (Ursus Bookstore)

Andrea Cannistraci

Special Thanks

Bridget Cleary

Special Thanks

Dana Colley

Song; Song ("Smoking With Birds In The Park")

Dana Colley

Song Performer ("Condo At Sea")

Anna Condo

Propmaster (New York)

George Condo

Original Artwork Copyright Holder

George Condo

Screenwriter

Lionel Conway

Special Thanks

Alfred Deller

Song Performer ("Flow My Tears")

Marie-helene Desbiens

Work Print Conforming Services

John Dilorenzo

Special Thanks

John Dowland

Song ("Flow My Tears"), Song ("Lachrimae")

Darrel Drinkard

Assistant Editor (Santa Monica)

Christian Dyas

Song ("Red River")

Stephanie Edwards

Special Thanks

Danny Elfman

Song

Danny Elfman

Song Performer ("Sweet Condo" "Wacky Circus Condo" "Friendly Condo" "Dreamy Condo")

Laura Engel

Special Thanks

Pauline Fasoli

Special Thanks

Chris Faville

Special Thanks

Jose Ferez

Production Assistant (Kansas Crew)

Jose Ferez

Assistant (To William S Burroughs)

Elizabeth Frazer

Song ("Lazy Calm")

Robert Fripp

Song ("The Court Of The Crimson King")

Dana Giacchetto

Producer

David Giles

Song ("The Court Of The Crimson King")

Don Gillespie

Special Thanks

Philip Glass

Song Performer ("Compassion In Exile")

Philip Glass

Song

Aaron Richard Golub

Special Thanks

K Gordon

Song ("Radio-Amatoroj")

Richard Grabel

Special Thanks

James Grauerholz

Special Thanks

James Grauerholz

Sound Recorder (Kansas Crew)

James Grauerholz

Producer (Kansas Crew)

Eric G Gregory

Assistant Editor (Santa Monica)

Robin Guthrie

Song

Ken Hale

Song Performer ("Lazy Calm" "The Court Of The Crimson King")

Ken Hale

Sound Designer

Mark Hamilton

Special Thanks

Oscar Hammerstein Ii

Song ("You'Ll Never Walk Alone")

Beck Hansen

Song Performer ("Computer Girls")

Beck Hansen

Song

Juliana Hatfield

Song

Juliana Hatfield

Song Performer ("Harder And Deeper")

Gary Hess

Song Performer ("Lachrimae")

Doctor Robert Hopkins

Special Thanks

The Drake Hotel

Special Thanks (Chicago)

Matt Irvine

Assistant Editor (Chicago)

Matt Irvine

2nd Camera (Chicago)

Pat Irvine

Assistant Camera (Chicago)

Bob Jacobs

Assistant Colorist

Doug Johansen

On-Line Editor

Lisa Jones

Special Thanks

Craig Kanarick

Special Thanks

Mark Kaplan

Camera (Kansas Crew)

Tom Keefe

Post-Production Supervisor

Tom Keefe

Editor

Jim Keller

Special Thanks

King Crimson

Song Performer

Ramona Kirschenman

Special Thanks

Tim Kitz

Motion Control Camera (Special Effects Crew)

Deborah Klein

Special Thanks

Sonya Kolowrat

Special Thanks

Tom Krol

Foley Engineer

Greg Kulhanek

Assistant On-Line Editor

Greg Lake

Song ("The Court Of The Crimson King")

Mary Ellen Leahy

Song ("Red River")

Renee Lehman

Special Thanks

Gary Leib

Animation (Special Effects Animation/Gary Leib Animation/New York)

Rick Leigh

Special Thanks

Jack Littman

Production Assistant (Chicago)

Jack Littman

Assistant (To John Mcnaughton)

Karen Lunder

Special Thanks

Elena Maganini

Editor

Henry Mancini

Song ("Mr Lucky")

Bryan Mandel

Post-Production Coordinator (George Condo Studio)

Arnold Maxey

Special Thanks

Cecil Maxey

Special Thanks

Ronald Maxey

Special Thanks

Jim Mccrary

Production Coordinator (Kansas Crew)

Ian Mcdonald

Song ("The Court Of The Crimson King")

John Mcnaughton

Director Of Photography

John Mcnaughton

Screenwriter

Paul Miller

Song ("Dance Of The Morlocks")

Mark Minelli

Special Thanks

Pete Minnelli

Song Performer ("Hawaii Five-O")

Beth Montori

Special Thanks

T Moore

Song ("Radio-Amatoroj")

Jim Nabors

Song Performer ("You'Ll Never Walk Alone")

Shauna O'brien

Special Thanks

Danny O'keefe

Song ("Good Times Charlie'S Got The Blues")

J O'rourke

Song Performer ("Radio-Amatoroj")

J O'rourke

Song

Oscar Oboza

Colorist

Brian Ohlsen

Music Editor

John Paluska

Special Thanks

Chuck Parello

Special Thanks

Chuck Parello

Sound Recording (New York)

Kelly Joe Phelps

Song ("Good Times Charlie'S Got The Blues")

Kelly Joe Phelps

Song Performer ("Tom Dooley")

Mark Pollard

Co-Producer

Michele R Pruden

Supervisor

L Ranaldo

Song ("Radio-Amatoroj")

Rachel Reisman

Special Thanks

Richard Rodgers

Song ("You'Ll Never Walk Alone")

Don Rose

Special Thanks

Robert C Rosenthal

Special Thanks

Jim Sampas

Music Supervisor

John Sampas

Other

Mark Sandman

Song ("Smoking With Birds In The Park")

Grant Sawyer

Ebr Assistant

S Shelley

Song ("Radio-Amatoroj")

John Silva

Special Thanks

Michael Simon

Special Thanks

Peter Sinfield

Song ("The Court Of The Crimson King")

Tejinder Nurpuri Singh

Song ("We'Re In Yr Corner")

David Singleton

Special Thanks

Mike Sklansky

Special Thanks

Gary Smith

Special Thanks

Robert Spencer

Song Performer ("Flow My Tears")

Ronald Ivan Staley

Music Editor

Ronald Ivan Staley

Re-Recording Mixer

Zoe Starling

Assistant (To George Condo)

Morton Stevens

Song ("Hawaii Five-O")

Dana Sunshine

Assistant (To George Condo)

Janee Thiel

Special Thanks

Tammy Thomson

Assistant Recording Engineer

George Tobia

Special Thanks (Burns & Levinson)

Scott Trua

Special Thanks

Tom Trucco

Post-Production

Tom Trucco

Avid Tech Support (Chicago)

Tom Trucco

Bubble Effect Creator

Meg Valentine

Assistant Editor (Chicago)

Frank Vance

Special Thanks

Les Vary

Other

Tom Waits

Song

Tom Waits

Special Thanks

Tom Waits

Song Performer ("Black Wings")

Karin Weiner

Assistant (To George Condo)

Karin Weiner

Assistant Propmaster (New York)

Eileen Whelihan

Special Thanks

Dave Whitten

Other

Ellen Page Wilson

Other

Andrew Wylie

Special Thanks (Wylie Agency)

Todd Zimmer

Special Thanks

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Epstein, Levinsohn, Bodine, Hurwitz & Weinstein, Llp; Fotokem Film & Video; Good Machine International; Keep Me Posted; Magic Films & Video Works; Sony Pictures Scoring Stage; Stewart Motion Picture Services
Distribution Company
October Films/USA Films; Arthaus Filmverleih; Filmauro Distribuzione; Filmax International; October Films; Usa Films
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 27m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States August 1999

Released in United States February 2000

Released in United States March 17, 2000

Released in United States Spring March 10, 2000

Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (Cineastes du present) August 4-14, 1999.

Shown at the European Film Mkt, February 9-20, 2000.

Expanded, feature-length version of a short film completed for the Pace/Wilderstein Gallery in New York City.

Released in United States February 2000 (Shown at the European Film Mkt, February 9-20, 2000.)

Released in United States Spring March 10, 2000

Released in United States March 17, 2000 (Laemmle's Sunset 5; Los Angeles)

Released in United States August 1999 (Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (Cineastes du present) August 4-14, 1999.)