Struggle – The Life and Lost Art of Szukalski is a new documentary about Stanislav Szukalski, an eccentric Polish artist and self proclaimed genius. He’s one of the greatest artists most have never heard of.
Directed by Ireneusz Dobrowolski and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, other key contributers include Glenn Bray, George DiCaprio, Stanislav Szukalski…
I’m in for the story of a person who survived some truly challenging times. I want to know the story behind his art and I’m interested in his psychology.
There’s also the connection with the DiCaprios that intrigues me.
Directed by Nathaniel Kahn, The Price Of Everything promises a close look at the role of art in today’s consumerist society. Particularly the rarefied world of contemporary art where everything can be bought and sold.
Featured artists and art enthusiasts include Jeff Koons, Amy Cappellazzo, George Condo, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Marilyn Minter…
I appreciate all art forms and my favourite kind is film. However, I can’t imagine ever being convinced that art is more important than life. More reason to watch this, I suppose. Who knows, I may even be inspired afresh to pick up my paintbrush.