Tim's Vermeer Poster

Tim's Vermeer

Release Date: January 31st, 2014

PG-13|1 hr. 20 min.

Plot Summary
Inventor Tim Jenison conducts experiments to discover how 17th-century Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer achieved such photographic realism in his paintings.



Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

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  • A stimulating detective story that holds you in thrall. show more

  • The most intriguing question it raises is whether our feelings about Vermeer may be changed by the likelihood of him having used optics of one sort or another. The answer is yes, unavoidably, but not necessarily for the worse. show more

  • The connection between art and technology is explored in an entertaining and accessible way in Tim's Vermeer, a documentary that demonstrates how a savvy and dedicated amateur with sufficient resources was able to create a remarkable likeness of a great 17th century painting. show more

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