Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film (2006)

Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film

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"I think he's a touchstone of the culture--and I mean more than simply painting and art history. I think he's a touchstone of the culture we live in--a touchstone for the entire culture of the post-war period. I think he is probably the most important artist of the second half of the 20th century, maybe the most important artist of the 20th century. If we needed to find a visual form just to distill what it's like to have been alive in the last fifty years, the image would come somewhere from … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Musical & Performing Arts, Special Interest
Directed By:
Written By: James Sanders, Ric Burns
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On DVD: Nov 21, 2006
Runtime:
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We need all four hours, and even more, to understand the man who so prophetically divided the world into 15-minute increments.

Full Review… | September 1, 2006
New York Daily News
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Blessed with all the trademarks of a Burns brothers documentary, Ric Burns' look at the life of Andy Warhol is well researched, packed with rarely seen footage and loaded with eloquent observations.

Full Review… | August 31, 2006
Variety
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Ric Burns' absorbing four-hour critical biography of the seminal pop artist is devoted to the proposition that Warhol was the greatest artist of the second half of the 20th century.

August 31, 2006
New York Times
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To say that this may well be the best biographical film we may ever get about its subject does not in any way diminish the achievement of documentary maker Ric Burns.

Full Review… | August 31, 2006
Newsday
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Andy Warhol makes you see that beneath the gargoyle hipster mask, he filled that emptiness with an art of transcendent sincerity.

Full Review… | August 30, 2006
Entertainment Weekly
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Burns argues for a cogitating, agitating Warhol: deep thinker, cultural barometer, and world changer.

Full Review… | August 30, 2006
Village Voice
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