Larger Than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story

It shows a side of Kevyn I never knew about, it shows the whole man and makes me love him even more.


Larger Than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story

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Larger Than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story explores the life of the iconic makeup artist who transformed the profession into a prominent and influential art form. Director and makeup artist Tiffany Bartok paints a beautiful and deeply personal portrait of a man who, as both and artist and LGBTQ advocate, dedicated his life to elevating the inner confidence and presence of others. Through intimate footage and interviews with his friends and family, Bartok weaves through the journey of Aucoin’s life up until his tragic end — reminding everyone that he truly was larger than life.

Larger Than Life features interviews with Kevyn’s family and childhood friends, Tori Amos, Christy Turlington, Isabella Rossellini, Isaac Mizrahi, Cher, Kate Moss and many more.
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Documentary, Art & Artists, LGBT, Women and Film, Culture Vulture
Tiffany Bartok
David Noh, Film Journal International

A strong case for the application of makeup being an art in itself is made by Tiffany Bartok’s documentary about famed cosmetologist Kevyn Aucoin. A flamboyant, resolutely queer and *tall* adopted kid from Louisiana, he was one of the lucky ones who knew early on (age ten) exactly what it was he ...

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