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How painting helped Kim Novak survive Hollywood’s brutal studio system
Kim Novak was a box office star during Hollywood’s Golden Age, sharing credits with the likes of Frank Sinatra and Alfred Hitchcock — but the highs of this time also came with deep lows. Novak faced huge pressure and even suffered abuse under Hollywood’s studio system. Luckily, she always had her art to turn to for relief. Now in her late 80s, Novak is releasing a book of her paintings, titled Kim Novak: Her Art and Life. She joined Tom Power to tell us more.