Shuffling through channels and don’t know what to watch? Don’t worry; we have come to your rescue. Here is the list of some great art documentaries that every art enthusiast should never miss out.
This art documentary will give you an account of the struggle and effort of one of the world’s finest collections of modern art, The Barnes Foundation. It was valued at $25 billion approximately.
It is one of the most extraordinary art documentaries that discovers the life and talent of Jean-Michel Basquiat. The artist’s close friend Tamra Davis directed this movie. There are rare interviews of the artist in this movie.
This is one incomparable art film that documents the creativeness and skillfulness of the one and only, Pablo Picasso. You will see specifically designed canvases on which the camera will mark out each and every move of the master himself. If you are an art aficionado, then get ready for some serious insights into the painting methods of the legendary artists of the 20th century.
This movie portrays the contributions of America’s two most influential tastemakers, Charles Eames, an architect and his wife Ray, an artist. The film shows their stories and various interviews with acquaintances, coworkers, and connoisseurs.
This movie scrutinizes the augmentation of the art scene of Los Angeles, which developed as a rebellion in opposition to the Abstract expressionist art movement supported in New York. The Cool School outlines the prominent Ferus Gallery and the owners, Irving Blum and Walter Hopps. It also showcases the anecdote of how small artist groups were successful in transforming the American art.
This film documents the innovative procedure of Gerhard Richter’s work. There are interviews with the artist as well as of the contemporaries and the critics.
Tim Jenison, an American inventor investigates the innovatory technique of the Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. Jenison sets out how the artist was able to curate the realistic work in the century that wasn’t even camera friendly.
In this art documentary, the notorious work of Marina Abramovic is showcased as she exhibits her paintings at the Museum of Modern Art.
In this film, you will view an extraordinary and unique insight into the life of an immensely camera-shy artiste from the standpoint of Hasegawa-Overacker.
This art documentary gives an account of National Gallery, one of the world’s most distinguished museums with an eye-catching compilation of canvasses by Turner, Rembrandt, Da Vinci and many others. The filmmaker Frederick Wiseman has discovered the works of modern edifying institutions, documenting the organizational meetings, re-establishment, and instructive functions of the National Gallery.
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Enjoy watching these art documentaries and don’t forget to get inspired.