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Emily Nussbaum: Steven Soderbergh's gorgeous homage to Liberace.

May 24, 2013

In Dave Hickey's 1992 essay “A Rhinestone As Big As the Ritz,' the critic made a case for the neglected legacy of Wladziu (Lee) Liberace, superstar pianist and sometime cultural punching bag. Liberace's joyful opulence, his disciplined showmanship, made him “a genuine rhinestone . . .

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