How to Draw a Bunny
How to Draw a Bunny (2004)

The story of the life of artist Ray Johnson is cloaked in mystery not only at the moment of his death, but also throughout a career that was difficult to know and to understand. As one of the seminal figures in the Pop Art era, Johnson is… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 21, 2004
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Critic Score: 81% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

A coherent statement of mystery at the beginning and a resolution of that mystery at the end don't make up for the general repetition and tedium in between.

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Kenneth Baker
San Francisco Chronicle

Cumulatively [Johnson's] collages, letters and performances -- and his legend -- compose a self-portrait of striking wryness and complexity.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

The film itself becomes not so much a portrait of Ray Johnson as a collage. Maybe that's exactly as it should be.

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Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News

Worth seeing, especially for anyone interested in American art history.

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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

A not-always-engaging look at the strange life of Pop artist Ray Johnson.

Dan Schneider
culturevulture.net

Simply put, Ray Johnson was neither good nor original. All that he did in his 'art' was done before and better by others. That the same can be said of his documentarian's film may be a small synchronicity, but that's all it is. What it is not is art.

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Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

Serves as worthy tribute to a true original, an 'artist's artist' for whom life itself was a singular mode of expression.

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Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times

A seamless model of form and content.

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Steve Schneider
Orlando Weekly

As rewarding a 90 minutes as you can devote to a subject who did his best to remain eternally unknowable.

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