Wayne White Documentary "Beauty is Embarrassing" Makes Phoenix Premiere During Design Week

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The colorful, inspiring work of artist, cartoonist, and sculptor Wayne White is featured in the recent documentary "Beauty is Embarrassing."

The film, screening on September 26 (during Phoenix Design Week), showcases White's struggles and accomplishments as he continues to maneuver the difficult lines of work, life and art.

If you aren't familiar with White or his work, here are a few basics that'll get you amped up to buy your tickets through the AIGA website.

5. White's Word Paintings


White's more recent inspired word paintings have garnered quite a bit of attention. These works consist of three-dimensional text fused onto vintage landscape paintings with the words usually provocative and humorous in nature.

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