Pat O’Neill


Water and Power

Related Links

Artist’s Website

Canyon Cinema

Film-Makers’ Cooperative


Archival Collections

Smithsonian Institute, Archives of American Art

Los Angeles Independent Film Oasis, est. 1975 – 1981

1.1 linear ft.

Finding Aid:


Arthur, Paul. “In Two Dimensions: Lewis Klahr’s ‘In the Month of Crickets’ Pat O’Neill’s ‘Water and Power.’” Motion Picture 3 (1989): 21–23. Print.
—. “Voices from the Underground.” USA Today Magazine 118 (1989): 33. Print.
Brinckmann, Christine Noll, and Grahame Weinbren. “The O’Neill Landscape: Four Scenes From Foregrounds”.” Millennium Film Journal 4/5 (1979): 101–116. Print.
Brown, Georgia. “Now Voyager.” Village Voice. 23 Apr. 1991 : 54. Print.
Camper, Fred. “Natural Industry.” Film Culture 77 (1992): 39. Print.
“CHICK STRAND 1931-2009: A Memoir by Pat O’Neill.” Millennium Film Journal Winter2009 2009 : 88–89. Print.
DARGIS, MANOHLA. “CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK; In the Studios’ Shadow, An Avant-Garde Eye.” New York Times. 8 Nov. 2004 : 1. Print.
Friel, Patrick. “The 12th Annual Views from the Avant-Garde A Special Showcase of the 46th New York Film Festival 3-5 October 2008.” Senses of Cinema 50 (2009): 66. Print.
Hoberman, J. “Hoberman’s Top 10+. (cover Story).” Village Voice 52.1 (2007): 23–26. Print.
—. “They Aim to Please.” Village Voice. Oct. 2002 : 67. Print.
James, Caryn. “Film Festival: Uncommon Places in Avant-garde Trilogy.” New York Times. 1 Oct. 1989 : 61. Print.
James, David E. “AN INTERVIEW WITH PAT O’NEILL.” Millennium Film Journal. Fall 1997 : 119-31. Print.
—. “Imposing Technologies.” Artforum International 48.9 (2010): 103–104. Print.
MacDonald, Scott. “The City as Motion Picture: Notes on Some California City Films.” Wide Angle 19 (1997): 109–130. Print.
O’Neill, Pat. A Portfolio of Digital Images. Millennium Film Journal. Fall 2001: 68-76. Print.
—. “Notes for ‘Water and Power’ (1989).” Millennium Film Journal (1991): 42–49. Print.
—. “Water and Power.” Millennium Film Journal 25 (1991): 42–49. Print.
—. “‘Water and Power’; a Fragmentary Synopsis.” Motion Picture 3 (1989): 19–20. Print.

Sitney, P. Adams. “Saugus Series.” Millennium Film Journal 16-18 (1986): 158–161. Print.

Taubin, Amy. “Opening Wide.” Village Voice 34 (1989): 64. Print.
Varela, Willie. “Response to Pat O’Neill  ’s COREOPSIS.” Journal of Film & Video 54.1 (2002): 5–9. Print.
Weinbren, Grahame, and Christine Noll Brinckmann. “Selective Transparencies: Pat O’Neill’s Recent Films.” Millennium Film Journal 6 (1980): 51–72. Print.
Young, Deborah. “The Decay of Fiction.” Variety Movie Reviews (2003): 52. Print.

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