Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means we’re gearing up for a heavy helping of stuffing, pumpkin pie and the most precious holiday gift of all — time. Yes, we are more than excited for every precious moment of the long weekend that awaits us, and equally aware that such stretches of time can occasionally end in most unfortunate ways — e.g. checking Twitter, checking Instagram, checking Twitter again. To help make your time both relaxing and productive, Insidermonkey experts made a list of 11 best art documentaries on Amazon Prime.
From an outsider artist who recreates his hardships in the segregated South to a Japanese couple attempting to break through the New York art scene, the following stories are jam-packed with passion, struggle, perseverance and overwhelming beauty. The films prove the stories surrounding artists’ photographs, paintings, sculptures, performances and everything in between are often as moving as the works themselves. You can also check our list of 35 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime.