Exploring the pre-fame years of the celebrated American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, and how New York City, its people, and its tectonically shifting arts culture of the late 1970s and '80s shaped his vision.
From the segregated American South to the fashion capitals of the world, operatic fashion editor André Leon Talley's life and career are on full display, in a poignant portrait that ... See full summary »
André Leon Talley,
Montauk, East Hampton, New York, 2016. Peter Beard discusses his work as a photographer, artist and diarist before reminiscing about his attempt to make a documentary in the summer of 1972 ... See full summary »
Edith Bouvier Beale
Sex Fashion and Disco is a documentary film concerning Antonio Lopez (1943-1987), the most influential fashion illustrator of 1970s Paris and New York, and his colorful and sometimes outrageous milieu.
Joan Juliet Buck,
Studio 54 was the epicenter of 70s hedonism--a place that not only redefined the nightclub, but also came to symbolize an entire era. Its co-owners, Ian Schrager and Steve Rubell, two ... See full summary »
With unprecedented access to pivotal artists and the white-hot market surrounding them, this film dives deep into the contemporary art world, holding a fun-house mirror up to our values and... See full summary »
Njideka Akunyili Crosby
The documentary was denounced by Vivienne Westwood via her Twitter, before it even premiered at Sundance: "Lorna Tucker asked to film Vivienne's activism and followed her around for a couple of years, but there's not even five minutes activism in the film, instead there's lots of old fashion footage which is free and available online. It's a shame because the film is mediocre, and Vivienne and Andreas are not." See more »