Women’s Day: Perfect, Imperfect Endings – On Barbara Loden’s ‘Wanda’ (1970)

by Patrick Preziosi Art can be inherently political, but demanding didactic manifestations of intent and closed-circuit endpoints is anything but–– the most piercingly conscious works eschew such politeness in favor of a palpable atmosphere of unknowing. If things are really so in need of fixing, why lay out a film’s thematic arc so easily? Of course, audiences and critics have demanded otherwise, and still do … Continue reading Women’s Day: Perfect, Imperfect Endings – On Barbara Loden’s ‘Wanda’ (1970)