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11/20/09: Waiting for Hockney

Artist Billy Pappas from Julie Checkoway's film \"Waiting for Hockney\"

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, Utah – For 10 years the aspiring artist Billy Pappas worked on one life-sized portrait. He had set out to reinvent realism - to invent a new art form. Doug talks to filmmaker Julie Checkoway about her new documentary "Waiting for Hockney." Checkoway followed Pappas through what some might call his compulsive, eccentric process - and on his quest to meet the one person he felt could validate his work. (Rebroadcast)

  • Waiting for Hockney premieres Monday, November 23rd at 9 Eastern/8 Mountain on the Sundance Channel. For more information, click here
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