GEORGE KUCHAR

Curriculum Vitae

(1942 – 2011)

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Selected Exhibitions


Selected Press


Interviews

George Kuchar (1942-2011) Interview by Miguel Calderon and Julio Cesar Morales, SFAQ, International Arts and Culture, San Francisco Arts Quarterly, Issue 9, 2012
George Kuchar, Interview by Daiana Feuer, L.A. Record, Vol. 6 No. 2 Issue 105, 2011
Interview with George Kuchar by Ed Halter, Little Joe #3 (A magazine about queers and cinema, mostly) 2011
Alt Narrative: Up from the Underground with the Kuchar Twins, by Roger Rose, Cine Source, Vol. 2 #4, 2009
George Kuchar Confidential, Interview by Mike Plante, Cinemad #6, 2001
Pieces of Eight: Interviews with 8mm filmmakers, Donna Cameron, Big As Life: An American History of 8mm Films, MOMA & San Francisco Cinematheque, 1998
Storm Chaser: George Kuchar Kicks up a Storm with Weather Diaries, Scott MacDonald, The Independent Film & Video Monthly, July 1997
George Kuchar, An Interview by Sean Bokenkamp, Bunnyhop, #8, 1997
Mental Enema, Starring George Kuchar, Art Fag #1, Spring 1996
George Kuchar, Gordon Isnor, Butterbites, 1994
Film Versus Video & Other “Timely” Shit: George Kuchar talks to himself in the Reno Motel, Chemical Imbalance #8, 1993
Picnic of the Damned: A Meal With Mike and George Kuchar, Marc Madenwald, Essential Cinema, Journal of Independent Film, Vol. 1 #1, 1993
Some Questions for George Kuchar, Jeanne Hall, Wide Angle, Volume 14 No. 3&4, 1992
George Kuchar, Interview by Peter Spooner, Behind the Screen: Five Video Artists, 1990
Interview: George Kuchar, Pat Hollis & Jack Stevenson, Film Threat #17, 1988
Interview with George Kuchar, Arthur and Corinne Cantrill, Cantrills Filmnotes #55 &56, 1988
George Kuchar: An Interview, Scott MacDonald, Film Quarterly, Volume XXXVIII, No. 3, Spring 1985
Interview with the Kuchar Brothers, Sheldon Renan, Film Culture #45, 1968



Writings by George Kuchar

“Movie Factory” Radical Light: Alternative Film and Video in The San Francisco Bay Area, 1945-2000,
Univ. of California Press/Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, 2010

“Cans and Cassettes”, Journal of Film and Video, vol. 57 No. 1-2, 2005
“Lips on Latex”, Fleshpot, Jack Stevenson 2000
Reflections From A Cinematic Cesspool, George and Mike Kuchar, Zanja Press, 1997
“Gazing Back”, Shock Xpress: The Essential Guide To Exploitation Cinema, Vol 2, Titan Books, London, 1994
“Tips on Directing”, “Ed Wood”, “More Tips”, “Teaching Film”, Wide Angle, vol. 14 No.3&4, 1992
“Blackboard Jungles and Liberated Latrines, Some Writings”, Shock Xpress: The Essential Guide To Exploitation Cinema, Vol 1, Titan Books, London 1991
Footage Fetishes, “Teaching Film” and “The Art Of Cinematography”, Film Threat #21, 1989
“Shooting in 8mm Video”, Motion Picture, Collective for Living Cinema, 1987
“How To Light: A Talk By George Kuchar”, (Illustrations by George also) Idiolects #11, Collective for Living Cinema, 1981
“George Kuchar Speaks on Films and Truth”, Film Culture, No. 33, Summer 1964


Illustration Works by George Kuchar

Graphic Classics: H. P. Lovecraft, vol. 4, Eureka Productions, 2002, 2nd Edition includes Kuchar’s bio of H. P. Lovecraft originally published in Arcade (1975), 2007
Funeral Party 2, Shade Rupe (illustrations), 1997
George Kuchar, “A Reason To Live”, Short Order Comix, no. 2, Published by Family Fun, 1974. (Reprinted in the New Yorker, 1993)
The Dietrich Dossier, Cinema News, Foundation For Art In Cinema, Vol. 77-7, 1978
George Kuchar, “A Letter For Olga”, Arcade-The Comics Review, no. 1, Published by The Print Mint, 1975
George Kuchar, “The Labor Theory Of Value” by David Cohen, Illustrations by George Kuchar, Arcade-The Comics Review, no. 2, Published by The Print Mint, 1975
George Kuchar, “H.P. Lovecraft1890-1937”, Arcade-The Comics Review, no. 3, Published by The Print Mint, 1975