Season 4

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment Which is the Real Girl with a Pearl Earring?

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    Which is the Real Girl with a Pearl Earring?

    A look at "Girl with the Pearl Earring," with the use of innovative technology.

    Which is the Real Girl with a Pearl Earring?

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment Art Cooking: Dutch and Flemish Still Life Painting

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    Art Cooking: Dutch and Flemish Still Life Painting

    The good life is on display in 17th Century Dutch and Flemish still life paintings.

    Art Cooking: Dutch and Flemish Still Life Painting

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment Behind the Banksy Stunt

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    Behind the Banksy Stunt

    Banksy shredded his artwork the moment after it sold at auction.

    Behind the Banksy Stunt

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment ART TRIP: DETROIT

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    ART TRIP: DETROIT

    The Diego Rivera mural, Heidelberg Project, MOCA, abandoned buildings, and much more.

    ART TRIP: DETROIT

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment The Myth of the Tortured Artist

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    The Myth of the Tortured Artist

    Are artists really more tortured than the rest of us?

    The Myth of the Tortured Artist

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment The Case for Realism

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    The Case for Realism

    What's the point of making realistic paintings when photography can do the trick?

    The Case for Realism

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment Love the Art, Hate the Artist

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    Love the Art, Hate the Artist

    This one's in honor of all the art you used to love, and it's creators who behaved badly.

    Love the Art, Hate the Artist

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment Art Cooking PICASSO

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    Art Cooking PICASSO

    Let's cook our way through moments in Picasso's life and process our conflicted feelings.

    Art Cooking PICASSO

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment Better Know Manet's A Bar at the Folies-Bergère

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    Better Know Manet's A Bar at the Folies-Bergère

    Let's explore Edouard Manet's A Bar at the Folies-Bergère.

    Better Know Manet's A Bar at the Folies-Bergère

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment The Case for Conceptual Art

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    The Case for Conceptual Art

    Sometimes art is paintings, and sometimes it's a chair. Why?.

    The Case for Conceptual Art

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment Trending Artists of the 17th Century

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    Trending Artists of the 17th Century

    Have you heard of Italian Baroque artist Artemisia Gentilschi? She's trending!

    Trending Artists of the 17th Century

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment BUTTER + EGGS = ART, sometimes

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    BUTTER + EGGS = ART, sometimes

    Lets explore the food-related work of George Maciunas, Yoko Ono, Alison Knowles, et al.

    BUTTER + EGGS = ART, sometimes

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment Remake The Met

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    Remake The Met

    The Met Museum is a treasure trove of art, but is there a better way to organize it?

    Remake The Met

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment The Case for Nudity

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    The Case for Nudity

    What's wrong with seeing the unclothed human body? And what is its place in art?

    The Case for Nudity

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment Why You Don't Like Art History

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    Why You Don't Like Art History

    Was your Art History class an endless succession of names and dates and movements?

    Why You Don't Like Art History

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment Better Know: The Kiss by Gustav Klimt

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    Better Know: The Kiss by Gustav Klimt

    One of the best loved paintings in history, let's learn about the Kiss by Gustav Klimt.

    Better Know: The Kiss by Gustav Klimt

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment Art Trip: Utah

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    Art Trip: Utah

    Spiral Jetty, Sun Tunnels, and Salt

    Art Trip: Utah

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment Art + Taxes = The Dirty Truth

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    Art + Taxes = The Dirty Truth

    The art market is one of the many ways rich people game the system to save billions.

    Art + Taxes = The Dirty Truth

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment Do Not Try to Eat This

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    Do Not Try to Eat This

    In 1961 artist Man Ray offered this "Menu for a Dadaist Day," and we cooked it for you.

    Do Not Try to Eat This

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment The Case for Museums

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    The Case for Museums

    What purpose did museums serve? And why does every city have one today?

    The Case for Museums

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment Art Must Be Beautiful

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    Art Must Be Beautiful

    We revisit ancient philosophers' thoughts on beauty.

    Art Must Be Beautiful

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment Art Cooking: Vincent Van Gogh

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    Art Cooking: Vincent Van Gogh

    The life and eating habits of artist Vincent Van Gogh,

    Art Cooking: Vincent Van Gogh

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment Better Know: The Starry Night

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    Better Know: The Starry Night

    Taking a look at Vincent Van Gogh's famed painting The Starry Night.

    Better Know: The Starry Night

    Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment Art Cooking: Salvador Dali

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    Art Cooking: Salvador Dali

    Surrealist artist Salvador Dali is well known, but what about his 1973 cookbook?

    Art Cooking: Salvador Dali