Jay DeFeo’s The Rose: The enormous painting that was “almost alive”

Artist Bruce Conner discusses his friend Jay DeFeo’s painting The Rose (1958–66) and his film about the removal of the painting from her apartment.

Footage courtesy of the Bruce Conner Estate

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