My Kid Could Paint That
Dir. Amir Bar-Lev. US. 2007. 81mins.My Kid Could Paint That addresses the sceptical notion that has dogged painting ever since art ceased to depict a pure likeness of its subject - that abstract art often looks like it could have been painted by a child. Amir Bar-Lev's documentary then zooms in on abstract paintings that are said to be the work of Marla Olmstead, an adorable untaught four-year-old girl in Binghamton New York, whose huge canvases brought ...
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