Wednesday, August 06, 2008

painting pictures

Garage , Baton Rouge LA 2008 from Bayou's Edge
All reproduction rights reserved Wm. Greiner
Once, Chuck Connelly stood on the leading edge of the New York art scene, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat and Julian Schnabel. His life and art were the basis for Martin Scorsese's segment of "New York Stories," with Nick Nolte stepping into the role as the garrulous artist. According to Jeff Stimmel's portrait, "The Art of Failure: Chuck Connelly, Not for Sale" (HBO, 9 p.m. July 7, 2008 ).
This documentary was like watching a train wreck! It was not entertaining , but it was interesting and informative.


Anonymous TomRS said...

I watched it a few weeks ago here in London and he is so driven and lost ... it stayed with me for some time.

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