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Movies at Mulberry Street presents - Amazing Artists

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March 12, 2014

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12:30 pm - Lust for Life (1956) is a biographical film about the life of the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, based on the 1934 novel by Irving Stone.It was directed by Vincente Minnelli and the film stars Kirk Douglas as Van Gogh and Anthony Quinn, who won an Oscar for his performance as Van Gogh's fast friend and rival Paul Gauguin. Runtime -  122 minutes. 

3 pm - Who the *$&# is Jackson Pollock? (2006)  is a documentary following a woman named Teri Horton, a 73-year-old former long-haul truck driver from California, who purchased a painting from a thrift shop for $5, only later to find out that it may be a Jackson Pollock painting. Runtime - 74 minutes. 

Basquiat

4:30 pm - Basquiat (1996) is a  biopic/drama film directed by fellow painter Julian Schnabel which is based on the life of American postmodernist/neo expressionist artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat, born in Brooklyn, used his graffiti roots as a foundation to create collage-style paintings on canvas.Starring Jeffrey Wright as Basquiat, and co-starring David Bowie as Andy Warhol. Runtime - 108 minutes. 

 

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