June 1, 2016 | SuzyQ
Walter Keane became a worldwide celebrity and talk show fixture in the 1950s after he pioneered the mass production of prints of big-eyed kids, and used his marketing savvy to sell them cheaply. Unfortunately, he claimed to be the artist. That role was played by Margaret, his shy wife. The ruse broke up their marriage and led to a divorce and a dramatic courtroom battle to prove authorship of the paintings.
Dramatization of the life of Christy Brown, an artist paralyzed by cerebral palsy.
17-year-old Griet must work to support her family, so she becomes a maid in the house of Johannes Vermeer, where she attracts the master painter's attention. He is commissioned to paint Griet, and the result is one of the greatest paintings ever created.
The life of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and her tumultuous relationship with her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
Fellow artists Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner are at the center of New York's 1940's art scene, but as Krasner neglects her work to push Pollock's career forward, Pollock begins to unravel emotionally. Pollock and Krasner escape to the country to marry, and soon, Pollock creates the work that makes him the first internationally-famous modern painter in America.
The life of artist Frida Kahlo, from her humble upbringing to her worldwide fame and controversy that surrounded both her and her husband, Diego Rivera.
An artist meets a schoolgirl in Central Park who has a mysterious air about her. What follows is an unforgettable love story.
A dramatization of the life of the tormented, nineteenth century Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh.
John Malkovich stars in a dramatization of the life of early twentieth-century Austrian artist, Gustav Klimt.
Explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851).
The passionate story of an obsessive artist, Vincent Van Gogh, driven by inexorable demons, and his alternately devoted and despairing younger brother, who seems unable to live with him - or without him.
Told through the eyes of celebrated Spanish painter Francisco Goya, and set against political turmoil at the end of the Spanish Inquisition and start of the invasion of Spain by Napoleon's army.
The volatile life of the 17th-century painter through his brilliant, nearly blasphemous paintings and his rampant flirtations with the underworld.
In 1981, a nineteen-year-old unknown graffiti writer takes the New York art world by storm.
The true story of Seraphine Louis, a simple, devout housekeeper who in 1905, at the age of 41, began painting brilliantly colorful canvases. In 1912, a German art critic discovered her paintings while she was working as his maid.
When Pope Julius II commissions Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the artist initially refuses. Virtually forced to do the job by Julius, he later destroys his own work and flees Rome. Eventually resumed, the project becomes a battle of wills fueled by the artistic and temperamental differences that form the core of this movie.
Monsieur Ladmiral, an aging impressionist painter, spends his usual Sunday afternoon visit with his family ruminating over life's small pleasures and inevitable disappointments until his daughter Irene arrives. Irene, a whirlwind of activity for whom life itself is an art, has a magical reviving effect on her father and the world suddenly takes on the beautiful hues and feelings of an Impressionist masterpiece.