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8 movies about great artists that you can not leave anyone indifferent

Today we will see 8 movies about great artists that you can not leave indifferent: are filled with ideas, passion, desire to fly above the mediocrity that surrounds them. And they do so always… sometimes at the cost of his own life, delivered to the creation to the last breath.

Painters and some sculptors who lived with great intensity every moment of their lives, almost always very difficult. The film has given them the universal and popular projection that many did not have. Movies with lots of prizes, awards that sometimes these artists got in life, but never in the proportion excessive that today are bought his works: if they were alive, they would be billionaires. To know more about these great people, please visit project free tv.

#8 Lust for Life (1956), Vincente Minnelli

Vincent van Gogh (Kirk Douglas) in the splendor of his artistic mastery and emotional decline, and meanwhile the complex friendship with Gauguin (Anthony Quinn), another very different painter technically, but also passionate.

#7 Camille Claudel (1988), Bruno Nuytten

Rise and fall of a young painter and sculptor, Camille Claudel (Isabelle Adjani), madly in love with a sculptor of Fame, older than her, Rodin (Gerard Depardieu). A journey into madness in very extreme proportions.

#6 Vincent & Theo (1990), Robert Altman

Another version of key episodes in the life of Van Gogh, this time emphasizing in its humanly more sickly side and in his relationship with his brother, his great admirer and protector. WithTim Roth and Phil Rhys.

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#5 Surviving Picasso (1996), James Ivory

Anthony Hopkins plays Picasso over 10 years with passionate love affairs and many whims, stinginess and odd sense of humor. With Natascha McElhone and Julianne Moore.

#4 Pollock (2000), Ed Harris

Jackson Pollock (Ed Harris) and Lee Krasner (Marcia Gay Harden), painters and lovers, is located in the center of the New York art world. Isolated to pursue what you love most, and she helps him become the first painter of the United States in the 1940s. Fame and fortune on a high, but also serious crisis with violent episodes.

#3 Frida (2002), Julie Taymor

Frida Kahlo (Salma Hayek) lived a torment after a bus accident at age 18. That did not prevent him paint a lot, know world, and love with great intensity to men and women. With Alfred Molina, Antonio Banderas and Ashley Judd

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#2-the girl with a Pearl (2003), Peter Webber

Holland, 1665. Griet (Scarlett Johansson) goes to serve in the House of Johannes Vermeer (Colin Firth), who will go into the world of his painting. A platonic love which will give to the world a considered portrait a a magnificent work of art.

#1 Modigliani (2004), Mick Davis

Year 1919, Paris. Rivalry between Picassor (Omid Djalili), and Modigliani (Andy García), to such an extent that the two artists come to compete in one of the most important contests of the season. Narcissism, art, arrogance, women and those glorious hands that could generate admired works throughout history.


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