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David Lynch

David Lynch (1946-) is a noted filmmaker, video and performance artist, composer and painter. "Catching the Big Fish, Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity" is a rare glimpse into the genius of a pop-culture icon. Throughout the book, Lynch details his upbringing, beginning in a small town in Montana to various points throughout the country, and discovering himself as an artist. The author attended the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and the American film Institute, where he gained a master of fine arts. It was at the American Film Institute, where Lynch filmed "Eraserhead" (1977) after receiving a $10,000 grant from the school. Although Eraserhead was filmed sporadically due to a lack of funding and was considered to be virtually unreleasable by his instructors at its first showing, the film quickly became a cult classic. The film gained even more interest after avant-garde filmmaker Stanley Kubrick nominated Eraserhead as one of...

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