6 Art & Design Documentaries on our Watch List

1. Helvetica (2007) : 

An in-depth look into the makings of the iconic font and the role typography plays in the development of design and branding. Watch the trailer here. 

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2. Cutie and the Boxer (2013)

A charming and sometimes frustrating portrait of married Brooklyn-based artists Ushio and Noriko Shinohara as they simultaneously navigate through obstacles of the contemporary art world and family life. Watch the trailer here. 

3. Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang (2016)

Acclaimed Chinese pyrotechnic artist Cai Guo-Qiang takes the audience along in his journey to accomplish creating his most ambitious work: a 1,650 foot blazing ladder that extends into the clouds. Watch the trailer here. 

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4. Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)

A documentary by the elusive street artist Banksy as he chronicles the unlikely rise to fame of Thierry Guetta and his reinvention as the artist 'Mr. Brainwash.' Watch the trailer here. 

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5. Art and Craft (2014)

A tale of cat and mouse that follows the pursuit of former Cincinnati Art Museum registrar Matthew Leininger of prolific art forger Mark Landis, the former having donated hundreds of fake paintings to museums across America. Watch the trailer here. 

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6. The Art of the Steal (2009) 

A tale of cat and mouse that follows the pursuit of former Cincinnati Art Museum registrar Matthew Leininger of prolific art forger Mark Landis, the former having donated hundreds of fake paintings to museums across America. Watch the trailer here.

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