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Basquiat (1996)

Basquiat (1996)

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In this biographical film, avant-garde painter Jean-Michel Basquiat struggles with overnight fame, racism, and drug addiction in the volatile New York art scene of the 1980s dominated by Andy Warhol. Directed by Julian Schnabel (At Eternity’s Gate) and starring David Bowie as Warhol, Gary Oldman, Dennis Hopper, and Jeffrey Wright as the immensely talented but troubled Basquiat.

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Pollock

Pollock

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The life and career of the American painter, Jackson Pollock.

The first movie about the painter to transcend the gushing cliches found in movies that try to unravel the mysteries of artistic creation . . . no actor is better suited that Mr. Harris to portray the artist . . .

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