Films about artists

This list of my favorite films about artists and architects is drawn from the program I curate at the Jacob Burns Film Center called FrameWorks: Art on Film. It includes docs and narratives in no particular order. Films about photographers are next!

  • Gerhard Richter Painting
  • Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress And The Tangerine
  • My Architect
  • How to Draw a Bunny
  • Mr. Turner
  • Downtown '81
  • Antonio Gaudí
  • Eva Hesse
  • The End of Fear
  • Walking on Water
  • Loving Vincent
  • La Belle Noiseuse
  • The Mystery of Picasso
  • Everybody Knows...Elizabeth Murray
  • Rivers and Tides
  • Andrei Rublev
  • Kusama : Infinity
  • David Hockney: A Bigger Picture
  • Marwencol
  • Bosch: The Garden of Dreams
  • Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story
  • The Mill and the Cross
  • Eames: The Architect and the Painter
  • Alice Neel
  • The Quince Tree Sun
  • Richard Serra: Thinking on Your Feet
  • Witkin & Witkin
  • The Silence of Mark Rothko
  • Beuys
  • Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry
  • Joan Mitchell: Portrait of an Abstract Painter
  • Hans Richter: Everything Turns, Everything Revolves
  • Waste Land
  • !Women Art Revolution
  • Levitated Mass
  • Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat
  • A Space Program
  • Our City Dreams
  • Maurizio Cattelan: Be Right Back