Carmen Herrera is one of the oldest working artists today. She was a pioneering abstract painter in the '40s and '50s, but only recently found the recognition that eluded her for most of her career, as she approaches her 100th birthday.
This documentary chronicles the life of Polish-American artist Stanislav Szukalski (1893-1987) from his early years in Chicago, to his time in Poland and Los Angeles, and his artistic and political contributions to the world.
Victor, an unemployed film director, his wife just died and left him a 9-year-old son. The difficulties depressed him so much and he became a drunk. The alcoholism was the only way to allow... See full summary »
I live and work around inner Sydney and have seen a lot of graffiti. I've also seen the word "Lister" scrawled on walls and roller doors, etc. Actually I saw the word "Lister" so many times it was starting to kind of bother me. I couldn't see the purpose.
Then I saw this documentary and it all made sense.
This documentary takes the viewer on a ride with an Australian artist who started out very unassuming, to becoming well known in "art circles," having major peaks (and perks) in his life (wife, children), to nearly losing his sh17.
There did seem to be some 'crying wolf' moments; moments where it seemed like it was building up to something, but then nothing happened.
A documentary I truly enjoyed watching. It was worth it. And thank you to Netflix :)
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