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Art Bastard (2016)

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What is art and how does it relate to society? Is its value determined by its popularity or originality? Is the goal profit or expressing one's personal vision? These are some of the ... See full summary »

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What is art and how does it relate to society? Is its value determined by its popularity or originality? Is the goal profit or expressing one's personal vision? These are some of the questions raised as we follow fiercely independent New York artist Robert Cenedella in his artistic journey through decades of struggling for creative expression. A student, protégé and friend of German artist George Grosz, Cenedella is now passing on the legacy of Grosz's approach to art, in the very same room where Grosz taught. In portraying Cenedella's determination to buck the system of what's popular while critiquing that popularity in his attempt to turn the art world upside down, ART BASTARD is a funny, touching, and insightful look inside the maverick mind of a true original. Written by Art Bastard

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20 July 2019 | by bjonesjr-photosSee all my reviews

The musical score is so loud that it drowns out the speakers. Neither my wife nor I could understand what the artist was saying. Either the director wasn't paying attention or whoever was responsible for the music was completely deaf. It's a shame, because Cendella's work was interesting. We finally gave up.


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21 March 2017 (USA) See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$19,600, 5 June 2016

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$19,600

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$19,600
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