Tag: Documentary

Why is women’s art valued less than men’s art? “Recalculating Art” documentary finds out

There’s a massive gender pay gap in the world of art valuation. In fact, paintings by women sell for a tenth of the price as paintings by men, a new BBC Radio 4 documentary finds. How much do women’s paintings cost vs. men’s paintings? In “Recalculating Art,” journalist Mary Ann Sieghart explores how women’s art is “literally undervalued.” She interviews artist and author Helen ...

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To Prepare for Her Pavilion in Venice, Hong Kong Artist Angela Su Is Re-Watching a Documentary About the Ukrainian Revolution

Each week leading up to the 59th Venice Biennale in April, Artnet News brings you into the studio of an artist as they prepare for acclaimed exhibitions in and around the Giardini. This week’s announcement of the relaxation of some coronavirus travel restrictions in Hong Kong may have lifted the spirit of the city as a whole, including that of artist Angela Su, who ...

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AI-Generated Andy Warhol to Narrate New Netflix Documentary Series – ARTnews.com

Continuing a trend that has been controversial among filmmakers, a new Andy Warhol documentary series, coming to Netflix next month, will resurrect the Pop artist using artificial intelligence. In the show, Warhol can be heard reading from his diaries. That voice, however, is not the artist’s own but rather the product of AI made to sound like him. Andrew Rossi, who created the series, ...

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Ken Burns Plans Leonardo da Vinci Documentary Film—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines COMING ATTRACTIONS. It is a fine day for fans of art documentaries. One on the storied Los Angeles–based Chicano art collective Asco is in the works from director Travis Gutiérrez Senger, Variety reports. Mexican film superstars Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna are backing the project with Exile Content and others. Meanwhile, another film, on Renaissance man Leonardo da Vinci, is coming from doc king Ken Burns, Variety also reports. It notes that ...

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Charlie Chaplin’s art and ‘complicated’ relationships with teen wives explored in new documentary | Ents & Arts News

A new Charlie Chaplin documentary paints a "more rounded portrait" of the silent film star's "complicated" life - including fractious relationships with his teenage wives.Granted access to unseen archive material from the Chaplin estate, filmmakers Peter Middleton and James Spinney attempt to get to know the man behind the toothbrush moustache in The Real Charlie Chaplin. "We were struck when we began making the ...

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Documentary King Ken Burns Is Working on an Epic Film About Leonardo da Vinci + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Thursday, February 17. NEED TO READ Trend Forecaster Warns of Impending “Vibe Shift” – Trend forecaster Sean Monahan, who cofounded the now-defunct art collective K-HOLE and helped coin the term “normcore,” has some solid predictions ...

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Documentary Spotlights IPIHAN’s Unusual Living Situation – ARTnews.com

“It’s just freedom, simply freedom,” a female artist says in the opening scene of If Paradise Is Half as Nice, a documentary directed by Marieke van der Lippe that premiered at the Rotterdam International Film Festival today. This unnamed woman has recently arrived at an abandoned, concrete flatland in the Dutch city of Rotterdam, along with the titular troupe of artists who spent the ...

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Who’s That Art Dealer in the Beatles Documentary? – ARTnews.com

Just shy of the three-hour mark in episode two of Peter Jackson’s new Beatles documentary Get Back, as the band is rehearsing “Let It Be,” an impeccably dressed gentleman with slicked-back hair glides into the studio while John Lennon looks up and sings, to the tune the nascent song was taking,“Ah, here’s to Robert Fraser.” The film then identifies the visitor, in text at ...

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