Art in Progress

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Art in Progress (2004-2008)

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This original series follows the world’s leading contemporary artists, as they actively engage in the artistic process. Each episode is a film as unique and individual as the artists themselves. The films attempt to capture a moment in an artist’s career, allowing viewers to witness the confusion and clarity, frustration and triumph that are an inherent part of the process.

Episode List

Julie Speed produces finely-crafted visual puzzles, expressing both cynicism and sense of humor.
4.444445
27 minutes
Deborah Kass mixes great humor with an impressive grasp of art history. Hear her intentions as she creates a new body of work.
4.333335
27 minutes
Two artists create rich photographic narratives about a mythical moon landing that walks the line between fact and fiction.
3.75
28 minutes
Folk artist Sister Gertrude Morgan was a street preacher whose paintings meshed drawing with rambling text. Her sure hand produced thousands of biblically inspired images.
4.75
27 minutes
Putting a clever twist on Victorian traditions, Cronin uses equestrian and mortuary sculpture to illustrate sexuality and eroticism in a thoroughly unique way.
5
27 minutes
Photographer David Levinthal uses models and miniature figures to replicate legendary moments in baseball history. Play ball!
0
27 minutes
This tattooed artist introduces The Freak Parade, a collection of exotic but oddly realistic paintings.
5
27 minutes
He uses photography to capture moments of great drama and tension. Each still image appears to be a single frame of a movie.
5
27 minutes
He helped found the studio furniture movement in America. Fifty years later his functional art still defines the highest standards.
5
27 minutes
Two British artists transform common materials and household trash into visually arresting and extraordinary works. Meet this vibrant pair and explore the curious meaning of their unusual work and its place in the contemporary art world.
0
27 minutes
His subjects have ranged from buttons to bombings. Hear about his innovative approach to creating still-life images of fruits and flowers.
4.75
27 minutes
One of today’s leading public artists known for his major works of sculpture. See his latest project, “Tom Otterness on Broadway,” in New York City.
4
27 minutes
Follow Schnabel as he installs one of his latest shows in Naples, Italy, featuring 60 works from the past 25 years, including his famous plate paintings and his wall-sized “Big Girl” painting.
3
35 minutes
Through video sculptures and large-scale installations, Tony Oursler’s work references art’s past and sets a precedent for its future.
5
27 minutes
Fischl’s new and profound series of paintings expose the private moments of a fictional couple. Graphic images featured with suggestions of sexuality.
5
27 minutes
Controversial artist Vanessa Beecroft prepares an ambitious work featuring 100 women at a museum in Berlin. Program contains nudity.
4.2
28 minutes
Follow Fred Tomaselli from his Brooklyn home to his studio, to his Los Angeles stomping grounds, and back. See the creation of a piece of work from start to finish and finally to gallery wall.
5
27 minutes
A man of excess who does things seemingly “because he can,” artist Urs Fischer’s bold three-dimensional work has an immediate visual appeal while layered with satire and hidden meaning.
4.5
27 minutes
Follow Elwes as he recreates, in painting, Picasso’s studio, La Californie, in Cannes.
4.333335
27 minutes
Follow legendary artist John Baldessari as he prepares for two major shows in Europe and the United States. The result is an entertaining, revealing and inspirational film about one of North America’s most celebrated abstract artists.
3.5
27 minutes
Andres Serrano became famous and infamous almost overnight with his photograph “Piss Christ,” drawing attacks by Congress and the Christian right. (Almost 20 years later, vandals attack his latest show with pick axes.) We explore the outsider artist and ...
5
27 minutes

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