Best Art Documentaries for Art Lovers to Watch

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For art lovers everywhere, it sometimes feels impossible to not constantly yearn to fill the art gap within your heart. Constantly looking for things to do or participate in to bring content to your art addiction. Down below, we will address several documentaries that are focused on artwork in detail.

Some documentaries to consider.

  1. Marina Abramovic in Brazil: The Space in Between (2016) – Addressing art in personal healing and spiritual guidance, the artist within this documentary travels to Brazil to congregate with several supposed “faith healers”. She then explores rituals and sites, tests the limits of art, immateriality and consciousness while also exploring further methods to experience “healing”.
  2. The Art of the Steal (2009) – Encompassing the struggle during the journey to take control of the Barnes Foundation (one of the world’s most intriguing collections of impressionist and modern art, valued at $25 million), the documentary covers the politicians controversial move of the collection from Merion, Pennsylvania to downtown Philadelphia.
  3. AS IS by Nick Cave (2016) – Artist Nick Cave and director Evan Falbaum met up for a year of visual artexploration in Shreveport, Louisiana. In this narrative, Cave enrolls the help of the group to enable him to make “As May be,” a one-time multi-media performance that changed one smallcommunity.
  4. Le mystère Picasso (1956) – This incredible film records Pablo Picasso’s imaginative procedure. Utilizing extraordinarily composed straightforward canvas, the camera follows the ace’s each and every move, giving watchers a deeper understanding insidethe process of artthat is utilized amongst the most famous artist of the twentieth century.
  5. Art and Craft (2014) – What happens when somebody utilizes their gifts for the detestable? All things considered, on account of Mark Landis, you wind up one of the world’s most productive artist falsifiers. In this hour and a half narrative, one registrar clashes with the degenerate in a round of feline and mouse. In the middle of the scenes of exposition, get an extraordinary take and gander at Landis’ training, which has helped him in tricking historical centers of the nation for a long time—up to this point.
  6. The Cool School (2008) – Described by Jeff spans, the film inspects the ascent of the Los Angeles art scene which was created as a counterculture defying the Abstract Expressionist art development championed in New York. It profiles the persuasive Ferus Gallery and its proprietors Walter Hopps and Irving Blum and recounts the account of how a little gathering of specialists, for example, Ed Kienholz, Larry Bell, Ed Ruscha, John Altoon, and Billy Al Bengston changed American art.
  7. Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry – The Chinese protester, activist and universal artist Ai Weiwei is profiled in this film by American movie producer Alison Klayman. This mixing narrative uncovers a more individual side to the big-name identity through his fine art and his social activism.
  8. Gerhard Richter: Painting (2012) – Giving an off-camera perspective of the studio of one of the world’s best (- selling) living painters, this film archives Gerhard Richter’s innovative procedure, demonstrating the artist at work. A progression of meetings with Richter, and in addition a portion of his pundits and peers adds setting to the artist’s oeuvre.


Jamie is a thirty something Mom, fitness buff, and art enthusiast. When she's not keeping the house intact, she enjoys a good cup of coffee while she shares her thoughts on art and interior design on this website.

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