Goya’s Ghosts

The painter Goya becomes involved with the Spanish Inquisition when his muse, Ines, is arrested by the church for heresy. Director Milos Forman used Goya’s drawings, especially the series titled “Los Caprichos” (“The Caprices”), for visual inspiration, and the cinematography can truly be called painterly. Like the Goya prints being examined by the good fathers […]

Tenet

The sci-fi action movie Tenet, directed by Christopher Nolan, tackles the twisted values of artworks and the intrigues swirling in the backstage, using the art market as a crime scene. The protagonist, John David Washington plays a CIA agent. Armed with only one word – Tenet – and fighting for the survival of the entire […]

My Rembrandt

Rembrandt’s paintings have lost none of their appeal in the 350 years since his death. Collectors worldwide cherish the magic of the Dutch master’s work. This entertaining documentary shows the passion of a variety of Rembrandt enthusiasts. An eccentric, aristocratic Scot is looking for the ultimate place to hang his beloved portrait of a woman […]

Love is Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon

Exploring the territory where art, love and sex collide, Love is the Devil charts the powerful and dangerous relationship between one of Britain’s most controversial artists, Francis Bacon (Derek Jacobi) and his lover and muse George Dyer (Daniel Craig). This is a dazzling, audacious feature from John Maybury, one of Britain’s most exciting directors, portraying […]

Julian Schnabel, A Private Portrait

Julian Schnabel, A Private Portrait is a vivid chronicle of the colorful personal life and public career of the celebrated painter and filmmaker. The film details the Brooklyn-born Schnabel’s formative years in Texas, the beginning of his professional career in New York City in the late ’70s, his rise to superstar status in the ’80s […]

Everybody Street

Everybody Street illuminates the lives and work of New York’s iconic street photographers – including Bruce Davidson, Mary Ellen Mark, Elliott Erwitt, Ricky Powell, and Jamel Shabazz – and the incomparable city that has inspired them for decades. Shot by renowned photographer Cheryl Dunn, the documentary pays tribute to the spirit of street photography through […]

Midnight in Paris

The 2011 fantastic comedy film by Woody Allen is among Allen’s most admired films. Midnight in Paris brings together the audience with many artists, poets, writers, directors, critics, collectors from Paris in the 1920s. It is about a story of a screenwriter (Gil Pender) who is in search of inspiration and goes to Paris where […]

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

The film is about a passionate love story passes during the 18th century of an art teacher Marienne with Héloïse who is the daughter of an aristocratic family. The film begins with a request for Héloïse’s painted portrait to be sent to a son of an aristocratic family in Milan with whom she will be […]