A fascinating 1972 documentary, directed by Emile de Antonio, examines the development of abstract expressionism through Hard Edge and Color Field painting to Pop Art. Many conversations with leading artists in their studios.
Among the featured painters are Robert Rauschenberg, William de Kooning, Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, Helen Frankenthaler, Frank Stella, Barnett Newman, Hans Hoffman, Jules Olitski, Philip Pavia, Larry Poons, Robert Motherwell, and Kenneth Noland. We also hear from Clement Greenberg and Hilton Kramer.
This 116 minute Documentary Can also be seen on DVD through Netflix, where the quality is likely better. Unclear how long the youtube video will stay available.