20 best movies about artist

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Basquiat (1996)
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Basquiat tells the story of the meteoric rise of youthful artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Starting out as a street artist... (108 mins.)
Director: Julian Schnabel
“ the true (though romanticized) story of Jean Michel Basquiat a young African American artist who helped to re shape the visual vocabulary of painting and challenged many social biases.
whether you like him as a painter or not the performances and visual grace of this film make it a must watch. ” - nickcolen-1
 
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How to Draw a Bunny (2002 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Interviews with Christo, Chuck Close, Roy Lichtenstein, Judith Malina, James Rosenquist and others help illuminate the life and work of Warhol contemporary Ray Johnson. (90 mins.)
Director: John Walter
“ a documentary about the life work and tragic death of one of the 20th centuries greatest and most under rated artist, Ray Johnson. this film has a strong narrative thread even though it consist almost entirely of interviews and archival footage. through the examination of this one mans life we get a glimpse into many celibrated contemporary artist.
dont miss this film. ” - nickcolen-1
 
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In the Realms of the Unreal (2004 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A documentary on Henry Darger, visionary artist, janitor, and novelist. (81 mins.)
Director: Jessica Yu
“ an imaginative and original documentary about the life and work of Henry Darger, an outsider artist whose strange and prolific body of work wasn't discovered until after his death. ” - nickcolen-1
 
4.
Lust for Life (1956)
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The life of brilliant but tortured artist Vincent van Gogh. (122 mins.)
“ kirk Douglas and Anthony quin are incredible in this Van Gough bio pick that follows the life of the artist from his time as a missionary to his tragic death. ” - nickcolen-1
 
5.
Beautiful Losers (2008 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
This documentary follows the lives and careers of a collective group of Do-it-yourself artists and designers who inadvertently affected the art world. (90 mins.)
“ an documentary in which we get to ride along with a group of young street artist as they experience the ecstasy and tragedy of life and success. ” - nickcolen-1
 
6.
Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The story of how an eccentric French shop-keeper and amateur film-maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy... (87 mins.)
Director: Banksy
“ a brilliant indictment of the current state of the art world. in this documentary made by the incomparable banksy we watch as one group of street artist manufacture success for a hack film maker. ” - nickcolen-1
 
7.
Comic Book Confidential (1988 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A survey of the artistic history of the comic book medium and some of the major talents associated with it. (90 mins.)
Director: Ron Mann
“ a great film about the history of the comic book industry. for anyone serious about American art history this is a subject you must learn about. comics are one of the few truly American art forms this is a great introduction to there history ” - nickcolen-1
 
8.
Pollock (2000)
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A film about the life and career of the American painter, Jackson Pollock. (122 mins.)
Director: Ed Harris
“ Ed Harris shines as both a director and actor in this film about one of the most important artist of all time. whether you like pollocks work or not there is no denying that the world would be a very different place had he not existed. ” - nickcolen-1