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  Published on Oct 30, 2015      

Millard Sheets meets the farmer

Millard Sheets meets the farmer at the LA County Fair during the 1930's as told by Jim Cogan - Story Teller

  Published on Aug 29, 2011  
time 3:28

Why Art Matters

Dedicated to every struggling and successful artist around the world.

  Published on May 21, 2013  
time 2:28

Phil Hansen: Embrace the Shake | Ted Talk

When Phil Hansen developed a tremor in his hand that initially destroyed his dream of becoming an artist, he was devastated. But a neurologist's amazingly simple advice changed his life. (I guarantee you will be amazed at what resulted.)

Hansen's incredible 10-minute talk will help you to appreciate how the power of perspective can turn seemingly insurmountable obstacles into unexpected gifts.  

  Published on Mar 10, 2015  
time 10:02

10 Famous 20th Century Artists in Their Studio

An intimate look at 10 major 20th century artists in their studios. The list includes:
- Alexander Calder
- Salvador Dali
- Willem De Kooning
- Max Ernst
- Alberto Giacometti
- Roy Lichtenstein
- Henri Matisse
- Pablo Picasso
- Jackson Pollock
- Robert Rauschenberg

  Published on Sep 6, 2013  
time 7:06

Alexa Meade: Your body is my canvas | Ted Talk

Alexa Meade takes an innovative approach to art. Not for her a life of sketching and stretching canvases. Instead, she selects a topic and then paints it--literally. She covers everything in a scene--people, chairs, food, you name it--in a mask of paint that mimics what's below it. In this eye-opening talk Meade shows off photographs of some of the more outlandish results, and shares a new project involving people, paint and milk.

  Published on Jan 17, 2016  
time 7:04

Eduard Curtis: A timeless document of North American Indians

  Published on Jan 22, 2016  
time 10:03

Elizabeth Lev: The unheard story of the Sistine Chapel | Ted Talk

The Sistine Chapel is one of the most iconic buildings on earth — but there's a lot you probably don't know about it. In this tour-de-force talk, art historian Elizabeth Lev guides us across the famous building's ceiling and Michelangelo's vital depiction of traditional stories, showing how the painter reached beyond the religious iconography of the time to chart new artistic waters. Five hundred years after the artist painted it, says Lev, the Sistine Chapel forces us to look around as if it were a mirror and ask, "Who am I, and what role do I play in this great theater of life?"

time 17:33