Artists Biographies on Film: Top Movies about Visual Artists


 Artists Biographies on Film: Top Movies about Visual Artists

We all know a famous artists but have you ever wondered what they were like as a person? We have compiled the list of top movies about visual artist that we think are worth watching. This list includes documentaries and biographical movies.

Some of these films include "The Impressionist", "Frida" and "American Masters: Degas and the Dance". These films explore different aspects of these artists lives through their works and interviews with people who knew them. Some people might find it interesting to see how their life inspired their work or changed over time, others may want to learn more about the history behind famous pieces of art, while others might just want to reminisce on past favorites from high school art classes.

If you are a fan of art and are looking for a good movie to see, try these options out. They may just give you an inside look of the artists themselves that you didn't know existed, or show you how they were able to come up with their own styles that made them famous. Either way these are some nice films to be seen any day.

A few other films about visual artists include "The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo" from Salma Hayek and "The Agony and the Ecstasy" with Charlton Heston as Michelangelo. These films however focus heavily on the artistry, rather than the artist themselves. 
American Masters: Degas and the Dance
"The Impressionist"

The Agony and the Ecstasy 

How the West Was Won: Part II (2005) - Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Gene Hackman. From Monte Hellman (director of "Theregulars"). Parody of Stephen King and Sergio Leone spaghetti Westerns. Featuring many stars from those films including Lee Van Cleef, Chill Wills and Charles Bronson. A group of outlaws head west to explore a cave that leads to China and the most valuable treasure in the world. 
7 - The Last Supper (2006) - Kevin Sorbo, Traci Lords. An action packed comedy about an assassin who tries to clear his name while being pursued by the government's most diabolical hit man. The two must fight each other to see who will survive what they have started and face an evil religious cult leader who will stop at nothing to make sure they both die. 
Two Face (1993) 
The Hit List (1997) - George Segal, David Keith. A medical scammer is on his deathbed when he learns that his son has inherited a large sum of money. The son's lawyer arrives to collect the inheritance, but he abruptly dies after meeting with the son in secret. The son is convinced that the lawyer was killed because he was about to reveal their secret agreement and so he arranges for someone else to be murdered.  This movie begins with a man being shot in a hotel room and follows him as he tries to clear his name by finding out who did it before they get to him next - "Death of an Assassin".

Are you a fan of movies about visual artists? Do you know of any other films we should have included? If so feel free to comment your suggestions below and we will add them to the list. Thanks for reading and have a great day!
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