Mark Lombardi: Death-Defying Acts of Art and Conspiracy
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Mark Lombardi: Death-Defying Acts of Art and Conspiracy
A few weeks after the 9/11, an FBI agent called the Whitney Museum of American Art and asked to see a drawing on exhibit there. The piece was by Mark Lombardi. Just months earlier, the artist was found dead in his studio. Although the official cause of death was documented as a suicide, there have been many doubts. Using just a pencil and a huge sheet of paper, Lombardi had created an intricate pattern of curves and arcs to illustrate the links between global finance and international terrorism. This documentary will compose a dense portrait of Lombardi's life and work that examines how… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Ms. Wegener ... dwells on Mr. Lombardi's art without delving deeply enough, portentously panning over its neatly lettered bubbles."
‑ Nicolas Rapold, New York Times
"Feels like one of those thin, audio-visual supplements on an artist that you casually view as you browse a gallery show."
‑ Kalvin Henely, Slant Magazine