Larger than life:
The Kevyn Aucoin Story
The Story of Legendary Makeup Artist Kevyn Aucoin, known for his work with celebrities and models including Whitney Houston, Janet Jackson, Gwyneth Paltrow and Cher.
Featuring Interviews with Hollywood A-Listers and Fashion Icons Including:
Director: Tiffany Bartok
DVDCat # PRDVD4058
Legendary makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin arrived in New York City from the small town of Lafayette, Louisiana after spending his childhood expressing himself through drawing, painting, and makeup application. In search of relief from the confusion and isolation stemming from his sexual identity and constant bullying, Kevyn found an
acceptance in the fashion world that was instant and explosive. Due to his groundbreaking contouring techniques, his infectious personality and mission to make everyone feel beautiful, he quickly shot to fame doing makeup for every supermodel and celebrity throughout the 80's and 90's. At the height of his fame in 2002, Kevyn died mysteriously. Larger Than Life explores every corner of Kevyn's rich, beautiful and complicated life through the story of his untimely passing and the inspiring legacy he left behind.