Create Clip

Beauty Is Embarrassing

STUDIO July 4, 2013

The irreverent and touching documentary featuring the life and times of one of America's most important artists, Wayne White. Explore the whimsical highs and crushing lows of the art world, and the story of a wonderfully wacky man.

Save

More Like This

Francisco Goya
26:02 | 0

Francisco Goya

SBS July 17, 2010
Francisco Goya was born in Aragon, Spain, in 1746. He underwent a major change following a road accident in 1793 and subsequently suffered a stroke that left him deaf. Before ...

Francisco Goya was born in Aragon, Spain, in 1746. He underwent a major change following a road accident in 1793 and subsequently suffered a stroke that left him deaf. Before 1793, his paintings represented joyful scenes, in bright colours and after his accident he drew grim representations showing the ugly side of human nature.

Jean-Simeon Chardin Painter
25:38 | 0

Jean-Simeon Chardin Painter

SBS September 4, 2010
The largely self-taught Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin was one of the greatest French painters of the 18th century. His still life subjects documented the life of the Parisian ...

The largely self-taught Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin was one of the greatest French painters of the 18th century. His still life subjects documented the life of the Parisian bourgeoisie.

Francis Picabia By Hopi Lebel
26:13 | 0

Francis Picabia By Hopi Lebel

SBS June 19, 2010
This program explores the life and works of artist, Francis Picabia.

This program explores the life and works of artist, Francis Picabia.

Reframing Papua New Guinea: The Living Art Of Michael And Anna Mel
22:32 | 0

Reframing Papua New Guinea: The Living Art Of Michael And Anna Mel

ABC February 15, 2011
Filmed in Papua New Guinea's jungles and Brisbane in Australia, this is a fascinating look at how different cultures approach art and how one man and his wife took their art ...

Filmed in Papua New Guinea's jungles and Brisbane in Australia, this is a fascinating look at how different cultures approach art and how one man and his wife took their art to a new audience. Charismatic artist and Highland community leader Dr Michael Mel, challenges colonial stereotyping by asking international art-goers to "construct their own native". He invites them to paint his near-naked artist partner and wife Anna, in ochres and priceless feathers.

Holy Cow! The Art Of John Kelly
24:12 | 0

Holy Cow! The Art Of John Kelly

ABC March 25, 2008
A profile of Melbourne artist John Kelly: a man obsessed by cows.

A profile of Melbourne artist John Kelly: a man obsessed by cows.

Loading...