August 25

Painting Anna (2019). Docu-drama

A young accountant leaves her stable job to pursue her dream of becoming a painter. 

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2hhXVc7kfs

Stream free with Amazon Prime subscription

Image credit: Janvier Lang Miller. Screen Ink Jars, date unknown. Serigraph on heavy white sheet 74/85

Janvier Lang Miller’s Screen Ink Jars is a lovely still-life of art supplies. These are just some of the material tools of creativity needed by an artist. Are there connections you made between the film and the VBMA collection? What other artworks in the VBMA collection seem to echo artistic creativity, inspiration, or perhaps even the courage to follow your dreams?

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