Con Artist

Con Artist

Downloadable Video - 2010
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A stylishly dark docu-comedy excavating America's craving for fame and fortune via one of its most outrageous addicts. Once a legitimate art star in the 1980s New York scene, millionaire "business artist" Mark Kostabi hires others to conceive and create paintings which he openly signs and sells as his own.. This highly energetic character study focuses on Kostabi's current attempts to regain prominence and find happiness through fame, which he openly equates with love.. Official Selection at the Tribeca Film Festival.. "An entertaining portrait of one of the art world's most outrageous provocateurs" - The New York Times. "An entertaining, occasionally poignant look at America's obsession with celebrity through the career of one eccentric individual." - Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
Publisher: Argot Pictures, 2010.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2018.
Branch Call Number: eVideo kanopy
Characteristics: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (85 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound

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