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  • ‘Modigliani’ paints moving portrait of tormented artist

    April 25, 2012 | 11:29 am

    An artist’s angst over personal demons and the vicissitudes of the marketplace is depicted with a mixture of humor and pathos in the upcoming revival of “Modigliani” at the Open Fist Theatre in Hollywood. The story, set in the Montparnasse area of Paris in 1916, covers three...

  • KAFKA, MODIGLIANI, HITLER, AND TUBERCULOSIS

    By Norman Lavin, M.D, PhD., UCLA Medical School

    April 24, 2011 | 1:07 pm

    What do these names have in common? Simply stated, Modigliani and Kafka died from tuberculosis, and Hitler (Who else?) delivered a medical discourse on Jews and tuberculosis.

    What is Tuberculosis?
    Tuberculosis is an infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium...

  • Artist ‘Modi’ Gets On-Screen Portrait

    By Tom Tugend

    May 12, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    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...

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