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Title Blurred Lines: Inside the Art World
Published Gravitas Ventures LLC, 2016
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (85 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Summary Bary Avrich's documentary lifts the curtain on the provocative contemporary art scene, a glamorous and cutthroat game of genius versus commerce. Go behind the scenes to discover how art is created, exhibited, and sold around the globe. Featuring insider accounts from the most influential and powerful players in the industry, audiences will hear from renowned artists such as Julian Schnabel and Marina Abramovic, experts from prominent museums like MoMA and art fairs like Art Basel, insiders at Sotheby's and Christie's, and leading gallerists. With billions of dollars at stake, witness an unattainable world where the struggle between creative expression and wealth have led to today's dizzying art landscape. Official Selection at the **Tribeca Film Festival**
Notes Title from title frames
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Performer Amy Cappellazzo, Christian Viveros-Fauné, Glenn Lowry, Julian Schnabel, Laurence Graff, Lisa Dennison, Marina Abramovic, Michael Govan, Michael Ovitz, Rashid Johnson, Vicky Ward
Event Originally produced by Gravitas Ventures LLC in 2016
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
In English
Subject Art fairs -- Economic aspects.
Art, Modern -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Avrich, Barry, film director
Cappellazzo, Amy, actor
Viveros-Faune, Christian, actor
Lowry, Glenn, actor
Schnabel, Julian, 1951- actor
Graff, Laurence, actor
Dennison, Lisa, actor
Abramović, Marina, actor
Govan, Michael, actor
Ovitz, Michael, actor
Johnson, Rashid, 1977- actor
Ward, Vicky, actor
Gravitas Ventures (Firm), distributor
Kanopy (Firm), distributor