Season 4

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These Farmers Weren't Farmers

Guest host John Green delves into the real story behind this iconic photograph.

These Farmers Weren't Farmers

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Artists in Love

Art History of full of amazing artist couples.

Artists in Love

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Art You Can't Get To

Scientists left a plastic bust of Lenin at the Southern Pole of Inaccessibility.

Art You Can't Get To

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Art I Can't Show You

John Green discusses how Agnes Martin's paintings brilliantly capture emotion.

Art I Can't Show You

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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

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Behind the Banksy Stunt

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

Behind the Banksy Stunt

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ART TRIP: DETROIT

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

ART TRIP: DETROIT

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Art Trip: Utah

Spiral Jetty, Sun Tunnels, and Salt

Art Trip: Utah

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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