Tim Jenison Talks TIM’S VERMEER, How the Idea for the Documentary Emerged, Duplicating Vermeer’s Tools, His Plans to Write a Book, and More

Opening January 31st, Penn & Teller’s entertaining documentary, Tim’s Vermeer, centers on Tim Jenison, a Texas based inventor who attempts to solve one of the most intriguing mysteries in all art:  how did the great 17th century Dutch artist, Johannes Vermeer, capture light in his paintings with such photographic quality 150 years before the invention of photography.  Determined to find out, Jenison embarks on an epic research adventure that takes him to Delft, Holland where Vermeer painted his masterpieces, the North Coast of Yorkshire to visit artist David Hockney, and London to view Vermeer’s The Music Lesson in the Queen’s Collection at Buckingham Palace.

 

Read more at http://collider.com/tim-jenison-tims-vermeer-interview/#weTc9arG3TcUeR22.99

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