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A documentary on the life and current times of artist Wayne White.

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Neil Berkeley
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Wayne White ... Himself
Paul Reubens ... Himself
Mimi Pond Mimi Pond ... Herself
Mark Mothersbaugh ... Himself
Matt Groening ... Himself
Lulu White Lulu White ... Herself
Woodrow White Woodrow White ... Himself
Cliff Benjamin Cliff Benjamin ... Himself
David Pagel David Pagel ... Himself
Kaz Kaz ... Himself
Alison Mork Alison Mork ... Herself
Charles Stone III ... Himself (as Charles Stone)
Paul Zaloom Paul Zaloom ... Himself
Willis White Willis White ... Himself
Billie June White Billie June White ... Herself
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Raised in the Tennessee mountains, Wayne White started his career as a cartoonist in NYC. He quickly found success as one of the creators of the Pee-wee's Playhouse TV show which soon led to more work design some of the most arresting and iconic images in pop culture. Recently his word paintings featuring pithy and and often sarcastic text statements finely crafted onto vintage landscape paintings have made him a darling of the fine art world. The movie chronicles the vaulted highs and crushing lows of an artist struggling to find peace and balance between his professional work and his personal art. This is especially complicated for a man who struggles with the virtues he most often mocks in his art...Vanity, ego and fame. Written by Neil Berkeley

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Красота - это немного стыдно See more »

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Color
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Features Shining Time Station (1989) See more »

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Blue Ridge Mountain Blues
{erformed by Wayne White
Courtesy of Future You Pictures Publishing
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Inspiring
27 June 2018 | by debartosikSee all my reviews

If you identify with being an artist, worth watching.


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