• Air date: 12 Oct '11 10 episodes
      Work of Art: The Next Great Artist is an American reality competition show that airs on the cable television network Bravo, in which up-and-coming artists compete for a solo exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum and a cash prize of $100,000. The show is produced by Pretty Matches Productions and Magical Elves Productions, the same company that created Project Runway and Top Chef. The series premiered on June 9, 2010. Work of Art was renewed for a second season in September 2010 which began on October 12, 2011.
  • List of Episodes (10)
    • 1. Kitsch Me If You Can

      12 Oct '11
      The artists must use pieces of "bad" art, such as a painting of dogs playing checkers, a velvet cowboy, and a sculptural golden peacock as their canvas.
    • 2. Art Movement

      19 Oct '11
      In the second challenge the artists must use their bodies in the most creative and inventive way to move from one point to the other on a certain parkour.
    • 3. Make it Pop

      26 Oct '11
      Inspired by Andy Warhol's "Campbell's Tomato Juice Box" the next great artists have to create their own piece of pop art. The winner will receive a spread in Entertainment Weekly.
    • 4. Back to School

      02 Nov '11
      The remaining artists are paired with school children and have to create a piece of art inspired by them. Their workplaces areturned into a kid's art classroom.
    • 5. Ripped From the Headlines

      09 Nov '11
      The remaining artists are visiting The New York Times. There they have to find a striking headline in bins of newspapers and create an artwork, which tells the story behind the headline.
    • 6. Street Dealers

      16 Nov '11
      The artists are challenged to leave their mark on New York with a work that embodies the subversion of street art.
    • 7. La Dolce Arte

      30 Nov '11
      The artists have to transform Fiat 500 Automobile parts in to art pieces.Performance artist and automotive designer Liz Cohen joins as guest judge.
    • 8. Sell Out

      07 Dec '11
      The remaining artists are taken by Simon De Pury to the streets of New York, where they have to sell a piece of art to the public. This challenge will be executed working in teams.
    • 9. Exile on Main Street

      14 Dec '11
      The remaining artists are taken to a small town in Hudson Valley. They have to create a classic Americana artifact from materials collected from the town.
    • 10. The Big Show

      21 Dec '11
      The final contestants have been sent home to prepare a full solo exhibition. Climaxing in a large-scale gala opening at Phillips de Pury, the finalists present their collections to the judging panel, complete with guest judge KAWS, to determine who will be “The Next Great Artist.”