If you’re an aspiring artist or simply just a person who admires art, then watching TV or art-related shows on Ganool123 are a perfect fit in your binge-watch plan. With that in mind, we have gathered a list of the best art-related shows that will satisfy your admiration of art.
In The Mirror of Maya Deren
This documentary show is all about the influence of a 1940’s-50’s avant-garde film artists, Maya Deren. The show uncovers the magic of her influence that echoes in her films such as the “Meshes of the Afternoon”, and notable filmmakers Stan Brakhage and Jonas Mekas share rare behind-the-scenes footage of Deren working on her films.
Raiders of The Lost Art
This documentary show immerses viewers on how the most notable artworks in history were stolen. Every episode features a case that focuses on one artwork. One episode even features the 1911 theft of the mysterious Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci. The show was made with the aid of expert forensic analysts and detectives. The show’s crew also shot reenactments to let viewers picture out a concrete scenario of how the art theft happened. The title of this show may sound cheesy, which is a clear reference from the classic Indiana Jones movie, but it’s a serious show with intriguing stories.
As Is By Nick Cave
In this documentary, viewers will get the chance to see how the AS IS performance by Nick Cave came to be – from its conception to its premiere. The film’s director, Evan Falbaum spent a year with Nick Cave to follow him on his journey in putting his AS IS project into fruition. The AS IS performance is filled with colors, rhythmic dances, and eye-catching visual art. Even those who don’t fully appreciate art will be captivated by this documentary.
Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, The Mistress, And The Tangerine
This documentary plunges viewers into a deep dive about the life and works of Louise Bourgeois, a notable French female artist of the previous century. The documentary was filmed between the years of 1993 to 2007. In the documentary, Bourgeois is shown working on her own studio and sharing insight about her daring artworks.
Big Eyes is the only non-documentary film entry on this list. However, it is a film based on artist Margaret Keane’s true story and her husband Walter Keane. The story is all about how Walter Keane earned fame with his portraits of saucer-eyed waifs. In truth, his wife Margaret Keane was the real artist of the portraits and people had no idea. Margaret was saddened that her husband was taking all the credit of the portraits’ fame, and she was powerless to speak the truth. But when they got divorced, a lawsuit was filed to shed light on the truth behind the portraits. The film stars award-winning actors Amy Adams as Margaret Keane and Christoph Waltz as Walter Keane and is directed by visionary director Tim Burton. Art lover or not, this film is a must-watch.
There’s no better way to complement your astonishment of artworks in the comforts of your home if you binge-watch these shows during the weekends.