Artists on the Big Screen

This summer, the Princeton Public Library,65 Witherspoon St., Princeton, will screen a series of films about artists: Beautiful Losers will screen July 1 (you can read my story about that film in TIMEOFF this week); June 29, Surviving Picasso (Merchant/Ivory); July 6, Vincent and Theo (Robert Altman); July 27, Who the Bleep is Jackson Pollock; Aug. 10, Frida; Aug. 24, Basquiat (Julian Schnabel); and Aug. 31, Vicky Cristina Barcelona (Woody Allen). All screenings are at 7 p.m. 609-924-9529;

Hollywood’s portrayal of the art world will be the topic of a talk at the library July 13, 7 p.m. Caroline Harris, the Princeton University Art Museum’s curator of education and academic programming, will address the way filmmakers depict the unique personalities of visual artists.  She will focus on two of the most influential personalities in the history of art.

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1 Response to Artists on the Big Screen

  1. Tricia says:

    Thanks for this, Ilene! Trust a film buff like yourself to get the word out on this wonderful series. I’ll refer people over.

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