Most Similar Movies to The Mystery of Picasso (1956)


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Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child (2010), Obey Giant (2017), Lautrec (1998), Wyeth (2018), Marcel Duchamp: The Art of the Possible (2020), Burden (2016), Klimt (2006) ... Let's take a look at the following list...

Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child (2010)

Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child (2010)

8.6/10 Documentary

Julian Schnabel, Fab 5 Freddy and others discuss the work of the late painter, who took the art world by storm in the 1980s.

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Obey Giant (2017)

Obey Giant (2017)

7.1/10 Documentary

The life and career of street artist, illustrator, graphic designer, activist, and founder of OBEY Clothing, Shepard Fairey.

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Lautrec (1998)

Lautrec (1998)

6.7/10 Biography, Drama

Life, passion, love...all these were part of Toulouse-Lautrec's art. His artistic development among the masters of the postimpressionism.

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Wyeth (2018)

Wyeth (2018)

8.3/10 Documentary

WYETH tells the story of one of America's most popular, but least understood, artists. While his exhibitions routinely broke attendance records, art world critics continually assaulted his work.

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Marcel Duchamp: The Art of the Possible (2020)

Marcel Duchamp: The Art of the Possible (2020)

7.2/10 Documentary

The film explores the life, philosophy and impact of one of the most influential early 20th century modernists, Marcel Duchamp. The film breaks down Duchamp's ideas and applies them to both historical events and the modernist explosion that blanketed the early 20th century. Art of the Possible isn't simply a biopic; rather, the film shows how Duchamp's ideas changed t...Read all

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Burden (2016)

Burden (2016)

9.7/10 Documentary

The life of the always provocative artist Chris Burden, whose work consistently challenged ideas about the limits and nature of modern art, from his notorious performances in the 1970s to his later works.

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Klimt (2006)

Klimt (2006)

5.2/10 Biography, Drama

A portrait of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt, whose lavish, sexual paintings came to symbolize the art nouveau style of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

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The Price of Everything (2018)

The Price of Everything (2018)

7.2/10 Documentary

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 times.

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Painters Painting (1972)

Painters Painting (1972)

7.1/10 Documentary

Filmmaker Emile de Antonio shows New York artists from 1940-70: Willem de Kooning, Jasper Johns, Frank Stella, Helen Frankenthaler, Andy Warhol.

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Superstar (1990)

Superstar (1990)

8.6/10 Documentary

Filmmaker Chuck Workman profiles pop artist Andy Warhol through interviews with friends and colleagues.

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Original Copy (2015)

Original Copy (2015)

8.0/10 Documentary

Bollywood stars shine larger than life in the one-of-a-kind film posters hand painted by Mumbai's last screen painter, but as his workshop is threatened by demolition and his livelihood by plastic posters, he fights to pass on his craft.

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Rivers and Tides: Andy Goldsworthy With Time (2001)

Rivers and Tides: Andy Goldsworthy With Time (2001)

7.9/10 Documentary

Portrait of Andy Goldsworthy, an artist whose specialty is ephemeral sculptures made from elements of nature.

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Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present (2012)

Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present (2012)

7.9/10 Documentary, Biography, Drama, History

A documentary that follows the Serbian performance artist as she prepares for a retrospective of her work at The Museum of Modern Art in New York.

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Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang (2016)

Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang (2016)

7.3/10 Documentary

Trace the rise of contemporary artist Cai Guo-Qiang from childhood in Mao's China to global art world superstar, and join his quest to realize his lifelong obsession: Sky Ladder.

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Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film (2006)

Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film (2006)

10.0/10 Documentary

Rare archival film footage and interviews illustrate filmmaker Ric Burns' tribute to art-world icon Andy Warhol.

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Right Now, Wrong Then (2015)

Right Now, Wrong Then (2015)

7.2/10 Drama

A married film director falls for a young painter - twice.

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Waste Land (2010)

Waste Land (2010)

7.9/10 Documentary

On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro is Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill, where men and women sift through garbage for a living. Artist Vik Muniz produces portraits of the workers and learns about their lives.

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There Are No Fakes (2019)

There Are No Fakes (2019)

7.3/10 Documentary

A painting, apparently the work of an iconic Native artist, leads the rockstar who buys it into the tragic, brutal world of an art forgery ring in Canada's far north.

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In the Realms of the Unreal (2004)

In the Realms of the Unreal (2004)

7.0/10 Documentary

Filmmaker Jessica Yu uses Henry Darger's book to explore his life and mindset, supplementing his own drawings and words with interviews from people who knew him.

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24X36: A Movie About Movie Posters (2016)

24X36: A Movie About Movie Posters (2016)

6.6/10 Documentary

A documentary exploring the birth, death, and resurrection of the illustrated movie poster.

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Renoir (2012)

Renoir (2012)

6.5/10 Drama

Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Jean Renoir -- son of the Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste -- returns home to convalesce after being wounded in World War I. At his side is Andrée, a young woman who rejuvenates, enchants, and inspires both father and son.

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