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Margaret Keane: Her Agency & Our FF2 Retribution

Walter Keane was a narcissistic, con artist who stole the identity of a real artist. Margaret Keane was a victim of a charming narcissist and pathological liar. In the 50s, with very few female artists represented by art galleries or the press, this is not a surprising tale. Today, Walter Keane could not manipulate society or the art world.read more.

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The Imagination of Colleen Atwood: From Period Drama to Fantasy

When you think of Tim Burton’s films, you likely immediately think of the brilliant and fantastical costume design. From Anne Hathaway’s all-white ensemble as the White Queen in Alice in Wonderland to Johnny Depp’s black leather and silver metal outfit as the titular character in Edward Scissorhands, the costumes set the tone for the film.read more.

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Meet Milly Tamarez: SWAN DAY SWEET SIXTEEN’s Feisty Emcee

Get excited, folks! Writer and comedian Milly Tamarez will be joining us as the emcee for our SWAN Day Sweet Sixteen event March 30th at the SVA theater. The event will be celebrating the legacy of Margaret Keane – ironically portrayed by Amy Adams in “Big Eyes” –  and the women behind Tim Burton’s Curtain. The live streamed event will feature appearances from screenwriter Larry Karaszewski and photographer Leah Gallo, as well as a hilarious opening comedy set from one of New York’s brightest up-and-coming standups: Milly Tamarez. read more.

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Add Pamela Pettler’s Films to Your List This Spooky Season

With Halloween approaching, we’re all looking for films to watch during our scary movie marathons. Why not support a female screenwriter at the same time, and add Pamela Pettler’s films to the list? Today we’re taking a look at Pamela Pettler’s impressive and spooky screenwriting career, worthy of any Halloween movie night.read more.

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‘Big Eyes’ World of Margaret Keane Always Authentic Then & Now

Big Eyes Margaret Keane and Amy Adams
Keane is known for her paintings which ultimately inspired the Tim Burton film, Big Eyes, starring Amy Adams in a dazzling performance.
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