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Artist ‘Modi’ Gets On-Screen Portrait

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/artist_modi_gets_onscreen_portrait_20050513

The tortured, self-destructive painter, unappreciated in his lifetime and finding solace in wine and women, is an irresistible subject for moviemakers. Now, following screen portraits of Michelangelo (Charlton Heston), van Gogh (Kirk Douglas), Picasso (Anthony Hopkins) and Jackson Pollock (Ed Harris), it's Amedeo Modigliani's turn.

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