By William Wolf

JULIAN SCHNABEL: A PRIVATE PORTRAIT  Send This Review to a Friend

If you want to learn more about the life of artist and filmmaker Julian Schabel, the film directed by Pappi Corsicato, who knows the subject well, will be of special interest.

Via interview with Schnabel himself, and others with takes on his work and life, including Jeff Koons and Al Pacino. There is also the opportunity to see some of Schnabel’s art, which, of course , will evoke matters of opinion on the part of viewers with different taste in art. That’s as it chould be.

The film comes across as primarily a salute to Schnabel, whose life commands interest, given what he has achieved over the years. There are clips from his memorable film “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.”

Add this documentary to those that take us into a world reflecting talent and achievement. You will come away having had the pleasure of meeting one such talent. A Cohen Media Group release. Reviewed May 5, 2017.

  

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