Alexander Olch

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Alexander Olch (born 1977)[citation needed] is an American writer, director, and designer.

Education[edit]

He studied at Collegiate School in New York City and at Harvard College.

Career[edit]

His film work has played on HBO,[1] IFC,[2] at Film Forum,[3] in the New York Film Festival,[4] and is part of permanent collection of The Museum of Modern Art.[5]

He launched his eponymous design label in 2002. His design work is sold internationally at stores such as Bergdorf Goodman,[6] Barneys New York, Colette Paris[7] and Isetan.[8]

Olch has been featured in The New York Times,[9] Vanity Fair,[10] Filmmaker Magazine,[11] Men's Vogue,[12] L’Uomo Vogue[13] and GQ.[14]

His writing has appeared in The New York Times[15][16] and The Wall Street Journal.[17]

His short film work includes No Vladimir (2000) produced by Chantal Akerman and Ross McElwee. The Windmill Movie (2009), starring Wallace Shawn, Bob Balaban and Susan Meiselas was his debut feature.[18][19]

Alexander Olch x colette (2011) in Paris was his first pop-up store.[20] Alexander Olch at 14 Orchard Street in New York City is his first flagship store[21]

Olch is the Founder of Metrograph, an independent movie house which opened in Manhattan in 2016.[22]

Filmography[edit]

  • Artemin Goldberg: Custom Tailor of Brassieres (Short) (2000)
  • No Vladimir (Short) (2000)
  • The Windmill Movie (2008)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guerrasio, Jason (28 October 2009). "The Windmill Movie on HBO Tonight". Filmmaker Magazine. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  2. ^ imdb.com https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0305900/companycredits Retrieved 2014-10-30
  3. ^ Ansen, David (12 June 2009). "Documenting Art and Class: His Own". The New York Times. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  4. ^ New York Film Festival http://filmlinccom.siteprotect.net/archive/nyff/2008/program.html Retrieved 2014-10-24
  5. ^ The Museum of Modern Art http://www.moma.org/collection/browse_results.php?object_id=165728 Retrieved 2014-10-24
  6. ^ Mauro, Sonja (9 October 2014). "Eye On: Alexander Olch". Mercedes-Benz. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  7. ^ Lo, Danica (23 December 2010). "New York's Alexander Olch Will Pop-Up at Colette Paris in January". Racked. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  8. ^ Isetan Website http://isetan.mistore.jp.e.az.hp.transer.com/store/shinjuku/mens/brand_index/abc.html Retrieved 2014-10-30
  9. ^ Koppel, Lily (8 April 2006). "Found Footage, and a View Through the Eyes of a Mentor". The New York Times. pp. B1. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  10. ^ "none", Vanity Fair, 572, p. 112, April 2008
  11. ^ "none", Filmmaker Magazine, pp. 59–61, 90–91, Spring 2009
  12. ^ "none", Men's Vogue (Special Issue), p. 124, October 2007
  13. ^ "none", L’Uomo Vogue, 391, May 2008
  14. ^ "none", GQ, p. 16, January 2010
  15. ^ The New York Times http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/author/alexander-olch/ Retrieved 2014-10-29
  16. ^ Olch, Alexander (20 February 2008). "For the Moment: The Luxury Box". The New York Times.
  17. ^ "Op-ed", The Wall Street Journal, June 7, 2008
  18. ^ MacDonald, Scott (November 2014). Avant-Doc: Intersections of Documentary and Avant-Garde Cinema. Oxford University Press. pp. 292–303. ISBN 978-0-19-938871-4.
  19. ^ MacDonald, Scott (June 2013). American Ethnographic Film and Personal Documentary: The Cambridge Turn. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0520275621.
  20. ^ Kan, Eugene (22 January 2011). "Alexander Olch at colette Launch". Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  21. ^ Schneier, Matthew (4 June 2014). "Who Says a Woman Needs a Boyfriend for a Great Shirt?: Men's Designer Alexander Olch Leaping the Gender Gap". The New York Times. pp. E4. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  22. ^ Tedder, Michael (3 March 2016). "John Waters, Greta Gerwig, Jim Jarmusch Turn Out for Metrograph Theater Opening". Retrieved 4 August 2016.

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