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February 8, 2019

At the Movies: 'Velvet Buzzsaw' a gory art-world satire

By JAKE COYLE
AP Film Writer

The art installation, so often a playground in the contemporary art museum, is in Dan Gilroy's gloriously gory satire “Velvet Buzzsaw” a terror chamber. Interactivity is involuntary.

“Velvet Buzzsaw ,” which opens on the Art Basel Miami Beach fair, assembles a glittering gallery of art-world snobs, strivers and divas. A cocktail of critics, collectors, buyers and even a couple actual artists, it's the kind of easy-target collection that Christopher Guest might have taken aim at.


 
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