Artists' Biosby thales-bandeira | created - 02 Apr 2013 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
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1. Little Ashes (2008)
R | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca.
Votes: 8,375 | Gross: $0.48M
2. Anonymous (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, Thriller
The theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford, who penned Shakespeare's plays. Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I and the Essex rebellion against her.
Votes: 38,436 | Gross: $4.46M
3. Klimt (2006)
Not Rated | 131 min | Biography, Drama
A portrait of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt, whose lavish, sexual paintings came to symbolize the art nouveau style of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.
4. Cazuza: Time Doesn't Stop (2004)
98 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The life and times of Cazuza, Brazilian singer/poet/enfant terrible, from his start with rock group "Barão Vermelho", to his death from Aids, in 1990, showing his career, love affairs, and involvement with drugs.
5. Amadeus (1984)
R | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 348,960 | Gross: $51.97M
6. Caravaggio (1986)
93 min | Biography, Drama, History
A retelling of the life of the celebrated 17th-century painter through his brilliant, nearly blasphemous paintings and his flirtations with the underworld.
Votes: 4,864 | Gross: $0.00M
7. Basquiat (1996)
R | 107 min | Biography, Drama
The brief life of Jean Michel Basquiat, a world renowned New York street artist struggling with fame, drugs and his identity.
Votes: 18,673 | Gross: $2.96M
8. Howl (2010)
R | 84 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized.
Votes: 12,259 | Gross: $0.62M
11. Edvard Munch (1974 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 210 min | Biography, Drama, History
Following a rough chronology from 1884 to 1894, when Norwegian artist Edvard Munch began expressionism and established himself as northern Europe's most maligned and controversial artist, ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,733 | Gross: $0.04M
13. I Shot Andy Warhol (1996)
R | 103 min | Biography, Drama
This is the story of Valerie Solanas who was a 60s radical preaching hatred toward men in her "Scum" manifesto. She wrote a screenplay for a film that she wanted Andy Warhol to produce. After many times of ignoring her, Valerie shot him.
Votes: 6,165 | Gross: $1.81M
14. American Splendor (2003)
R | 101 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.
Votes: 46,272 | Gross: $6.00M
15. Renoir (2012)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History
Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Jean Renoir -- son of the Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste -- returns home to convalesce after being wounded in World War I. At his ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,963 | Gross: $2.29M
16. Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present (2012)
Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary that follows the Serbian performance artist as she prepares for a retrospective of her work at The Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Votes: 5,508 | Gross: $0.09M
21. A Paixão de JL (2015)
82 min | Documentary
In January 1990, artist José Leonilson starts registering an intimate journal.However, J.L. suffers the unexpected blow of the discovery that he himself is HIV positive.
23. Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015)
TV-MA | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Musician Cat Power narrates this documentary on Janis Joplin's evolution into a star from letters that Joplin wrote over the years to her friends, family, and collaborators.
Votes: 4,711 | Gross: $0.41M
26. Elis (2016)
110 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The life of Elis Regina, undoubtedly the greatest Brazilian singer of all time, is told in this biopic film with energetic and pulsating rhythm.
27. Divine Divas (2016)
110 min | Documentary, Musical
The Divine Divas are the icons of the first generation of Brazilian transvestite artists in the 1960's. One of the first stages to host men dressed as women was the Rival Theatre, ran by ... See full summary »
30. Wittgenstein (1993)
Not Rated | 72 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A dramatization, in modern theatrical style, of the life and thought of the Viennese-born, Cambridge-educated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), whose principal interest was the ... See full summary »
31. Absolute Wilson (2006)
Unrated | 105 min | Documentary
From director, Katharina Otto-Bernstein, a provocative and moving documentary on the life and work of Robert Wilson, one of the most visionary and controversial theater artists of our time.... See full summary »
Votes: 131 | Gross: $0.07M
32. Nijinsky (1980)
R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Set in the early 1910s at a time of passionate artistic experimentalism, and based on biographical fact, this is the story of Vaslav Nijinsky, the young and brilliant, but headstrong ... See full summary »
33. Fevereiros (2017)
75 min | Documentary
Mangueira is Brazil's most popular samba school. In 2016, it won the championship of the Carnival of Rio with a parade in homage to Maria Bethânia, the diva from Bahia, who has a 50-year ... See full summary »
34. Mr. Gaga: A True Story of Love and Dance (2015)
100 min | Documentary, Biography
Mr. Gaga tells the story of Ohad Naharin, renowned choreographer and artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company, an artistic genius who redefined the language of modern dance.
Votes: 769 | Gross: $0.17M
36. Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang (2016)
76 min | Documentary
Trace the rise of contemporary artist Cai Guo-Qiang from childhood in Mao's China to global art world superstar, and join his quest to realize his lifelong obsession: Sky Ladder.