Synopsis by Sally Barber
The Real World of Andrew Wyeth reveals the connections between the contemporary American artist's works, the countryside he loves, and the people who have inspired him. Son of illustrator N.C. Wyeth, the artist's paintings feature the landscapes and people of Maine and Pennsylvania. An insightful biography, the film recounts how Wyeth enlisted his neighbors as models. Film highlights include interviews and footage of his works. Wyeth is best-known for his classic painting Christina's World, as well as The Patriot, Maiden Hair, and Distant Thunder.