Actor James Franco to hold art seminar

Updated: Jul 31, 2011, 13:22 PM IST

London: James Franco is turning art teacher for a special one-off seminar and use his vast knowledge on arts to hold a round-table discussion.

The "Milk" star, who is a photographer and has directed a short film, is also studying several courses at two US universities, reports dailystar.co.uk.

And now Franco will use his vast knowledge on arts to hold a round-table discussion on "contemporary practice with artists, authors, musicians, curators, theorists and scholars" at New York`s contemporary art gallery.

He will host talks with `Milk` director Gus Van Sant, and his new film project, "My Own Private River", will be played throughout the discussion.

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