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The Art Assignment

The Case for Performance Art

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Dubious of performance art? Break into a cold sweat when you realize it’s about to begin? There’s a reason. Here we present you with a brief history of performance art and attempt to sway you to its potential charms. Let us know if you buy it.

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Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment Self Shape - Tschabalala Self

The Art Assignment

Self Shape - Tschabalala Self

If you were a shape, what shape would you be?

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Self Shape - Tschabalala Self

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Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment The Case for Ai Weiwei

The Art Assignment

The Case for Ai Weiwei

Who is Ai Weiwei? And why is he considered one of the most renowned artists of our time?

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The Case for Ai Weiwei

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Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment Combinatory Play - Pablo Helguera

The Art Assignment

Combinatory Play - Pablo Helguera

This week we meet Pablo Helguera, an artist, museum educator, and writer.

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Combinatory Play - Pablo Helguera

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Video thumbnail: The Art Assignment Vanessa Hill of BrainCraft

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Vanessa Hill of BrainCraft

We interview the remarkable Vanessa Hill, creator of BrainCraft.

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Vanessa Hill of BrainCraft

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