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Art for Everybody

2023 1h 38m Documentary Biography List
100% Tomatometer 6 Reviews
Thomas Kinkade's pastoral landscapes made him the most collected and despised painter of all time. After his shocking death, his family discovers a vault of unseen paintings that reveal a complex artist whose life and work embody our divided America. Read More Read Less

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Pam Grady San Francisco Chronicle With observations from collectors, friends, art critics, his family, and Kinkade himself in archival footage, this documentary reveals what all those pictures of cozy cottages hid: a complicated life as tragic as it was triumphant. Jun 3, 2024 Full Review Leo Brady AMovieGuy.com What Art for Everybody does is highlight the life of a man, discovering that there was more behind his persona, and that within all of us is a struggling artist. Rated: 3.5/4 May 18, 2023 Full Review Charles Mudede The Stranger (Seattle, WA) The subject of this excellent documentary mesmerized me. May 15, 2023 Full Review Josiah Teal Film Threat The documentary delivers a satisfying conclusion to the painter’s legacy, inviting those who criticized Kinkade to explore the man within the vault and encouraging those who loved him to continue escaping with the artist into the houses he painted. Rated: 7/10 Apr 4, 2023 Full Review Louisa Moore Screen Zealots A documentary that captures the true essence of a very complicated man. After you learn about the real Thomas Kinkade, you’ll never look at his art the same way again. Mar 20, 2023 Full Review Kristy Strouse Film Inquiry Art for Everybody focuses on the life and legacy of the Painter of Light: Thomas Kinkade, but it is also an intimate and compelling look at the dark parts we sometimes keep from the world. Mar 19, 2023 Full Review Read all reviews

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Movie Info

Synopsis Thomas Kinkade's pastoral landscapes made him the most collected and despised painter of all time. After his shocking death, his family discovers a vault of unseen paintings that reveal a complex artist whose life and work embody our divided America.
Director
Miranda Yousef
Producer
Morgan Neville, Tim Rummel
Production Co
Whitewater Films, Pinky Promise, Tremolo Productions, Fit Via Vi Film Productions, XRM Media, Cinosure, The Harnisch Foundation
Genre
Documentary, Biography
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 38m