Strand releasing Katherine Gund’s documentary “Aggy” has been acquired in North America by her mother Agnes “Aggy” Gund, a high-profile art collector and philanthropist.
“Aji”, which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, explores issues of art, race and justice. Veteran gangster Roy sold Liechtenstein’s “masterpiece” for Christ for জন 100 million to end John’s imprisonment for the Art for Justice Fund. Strand is scheduled to fall after a launch at the New York Film Forum, followed by a nationwide inauguration.
In the house of Glenn Legan, Darren Walker, Teresita Fernandez, Abigail Disney, Rajendra Roy, John Waters and Thelma Golden, artists including Jasper Johns, Lewis Bourgeoisie, in the conversation with the artist, family and friends around him, “Julie” is featured in this film. Mehretu, Mark Rothko, Elsworth Kelly and Cara Walker. The film seeks to transform the art consciousness and focus on inspiring social change.
“The story of“ Agnes ”is an inspiration to artists and staff from all walks of life, and we’ve been able to share this great image with a wider audience and inspire through important discussions,” said Marcus Hu of Strand Releasing.
The film was produced by Katherine Gund and Tania Selvaratnam through her Gund production company Aubin Pictures.
“Straud is the perfect home for‘ Aggie ’because they are very good at dreaming artists and films, who try to take a viewer like me and my mom to a more just and visually appealing world and help make it beyond that,” said Katherine Gond.
“Aggie” is Gund’s third documentary about a woman of fine art, followed by “Chavela” (based on the life of a Mexican singer) and “Burn to Fly” (centered on choreographer Elizabeth Streb).
Agnes Gond has served as President of the Museum of Modern Art New York (MOMA) and Chairman of its International Council. He received the National Medal of Fine Arts from President Bill Clinton and was nominated by President Barack Obama as a member of the Board of Trustees of the National Council on Arts. Most recently, Ruth Bader Ginsberg honored her for the first time with the “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg Woman of Leadership Award”.
The deal was struck between Joan Gerans of Strand Releasing and Sarah Lash, a representative of the experienced producer.