Purvis Young: Contemporary Urban Painter,

A 30-minute inside look at Purvis Young, believed by many to be one of today’s most intriguing self-taught American artists. Documentary film director David Seehausen explores a day in the life of Purvis Young in the intimate setting of the reclusive artist’s warehouse/studio in Overtown – Miami’s inner-city. Footage never before shown unveils a “Poet of the Paintbrush” passionately obsessed with painting history’s “Real Truth”.

Time: 30 minutes
Producers: Foreman, Seehausen; Copyright 1997
Rating: PG (some adult language)