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Walter Ruttmann

'[Gregory Zinman on Walter Ruttmann] Ruttmann argued that filmmakers "had become stuck in the wrong direction," due to their misunderstanding of cinema's essence, which prompted him to use the technologically derived medium of film to produce new art, calling for "a new method of expression, one different from all the other arts, a medium of time. An art meant for our eyes, one differing from… Read more
'[Gregory Zinman on Walter Ruttmann] Ruttmann argued that filmmakers "had become stuck in the wrong direction," due to their misunderstanding of cinema's essence, which prompted him to use the technologically derived medium of film to produce new art, calling for "a new method of expression, one different from all the other arts, a medium of time. An art meant for our eyes, one differing from painting in that it has a temporal dimension (like music), and in the rendition of a (real or stylized) moment in an event or fact, but rather precisely in the temporal rhythm of visual events."' Read less
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