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Top 5 Fictitious Artists in Film

To coincide with the July paperback edition of his art-noir novel, Mickey The Mimic, Kirk Lake selects his top five made-up film artists

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by Hamilton High, for outsideleft.com
originally published: June, 2014
#4. Pecker John Waters spot-on satire of the New York art scene

To coincide with the forthcoming paperback edition of his art-noir novel Mickey The Mimic published by Disco City Books in July, Kirk Lake selects his top five made-up film artists.

1. The Rebel - Tony Hancock's masterful portrayal of a deluded artist. Should be required viewing at all art colleges.

2. Cellar Dweller - In an artists' colony a comic book plagiarist unleashes a beast. Classic 1980s no-frills/ limited skills VHS era horror.

3. Zandalee - "BLACK IT ALL OUT!" - Ludicrous erotic thriller with Nicholas Cage as unconvincing as an artist as his wig is as hair.

4. Pecker - John Waters spot-on satire of the New York art scene.

5. A Bucket of Blood - Roger Corman goes beatnik.

Mickey The Mimic is published in paperback on July 4 by Disco City Books.

More information available at www.kirklake.net

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Hamilton High

Hamilton High was born on Doheny Ave in the gutter, is a poet, writer and observer of popular culture. Likes fashion and cares less for style. He's on the move, he's an alter ego and we hardly ever hear from him.

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