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Terrence Malick

Terrence Malick filming Days of Heaven, inspired by the paintings of Andrew Wyeth, Photo: Paramount Pictures/Photofest

Still from The Big Parade

Andrew Wyeth held a long fascination with The Big Parade, the landmark 1925 World War I silent film by King Vidor, after first seeing it as child; for years, it continued to serve as a source of inspiration for his paintings.


Seattle Art Museum acknowledges that we are on the traditional homelands of the Duwamish and the customary territories of the Suquamish and Muckleshoot Peoples. As a cultural and educational institution, we honor our ongoing connection to these communities past, present, and future. We also acknowledge the urban Native peoples from many Nations who call Seattle their home.