Pablo Picasso, "Weeping Woman," 1937, 23 ⅝ х 19 ¼", Courtesy Tate Gallery
The first challenge for the 14 artist-contestants on "Work of Art," Bravo's new reality TV show that airs tonight at 11, is to
If the show helps inform and educate the general public about contemporary art issues and ongoing dialogues, that would be terrific. Let's just hope kids aren't encouraged to think being an artist is a practical career path. Aren't there already enough bitter, unemployed, middle-aged MFAs out there?
Judith Ann Braun
Jaime Lynn Henderson
Links courtesy of the excellent The Art Fag City Work of Art Supplementary Program Guide
Art Reality: An Art21 post I wrote last year during the audition phase about the reality of being an artist.