Art and Artists

What Makes Art Valuable?

What Makes Art Valuable?

What makes a piece of art worth tens of millions dollars at auction? A number of things, but not always the things you'd think. BBC's The World's Most Expensive Paintings chronicles the world's ten most valuable paintings, by way of journalist Alastair Sooke's...

8.46

Art Sleuth

Art Sleuth

Using unique detective-like approach the author analyzes famous artworks of Van Gogh, Manet, Botticelli, Vigee Le Brun, Rembrandt, Holbein, Bellini, Carpaccio, and Bruegel. Van Gogh painted "The Starry Night" in a sanatorium, a year before he committed suicide. While his fellows surrender to...

8.56

Animal Imitators

Animal Imitators

As we hurtle towards a high-tech future where everything seems possible, a growing number of people are choosing to correct what they're convinced was nature's big mistake. They're asking, "Why be human when you know you're not." They're pushing the boundaries of body...

6.64

Las Calles Hablan

Las Calles Hablan

Las Calles Hablan is a documentary which was filmed mostly on the streets, shot from the hip, something that reflects the street art itself. A lot of the story comes from the street artists themselves. They are always generous with their time and...

8.42

A Portrait of Pat Carey

A Portrait of Pat Carey

"A Portrait of Pat Carey" is an intimate look at San Francisco artist and activist, Pat Carey. This heart-warming documentary follows her life stemming from her parents immigration to the United States and follows through to her death in May of 2013. It...

7.15

Dedini: A Life of Cartoons

Dedini: A Life of Cartoons

This documentary film explores the life and art of one of America's greatest cartoonists, Eldon Dedini. Dedini's work has appeared in the New Yorker, Esquire, and Colliers, but he is best known for his full-page color Playboy cartoons. Eldon, his family, colleagues, and...

6.89

Furries: An Inside Look

Furries: An Inside Look

This documentary gives an inside perspective on the strange and interesting subculture known as the furry fandom. The fandom is explained by furries in their own words. Furry fandom refers to the fandom for the furry genre of literature, art and entertainment. Furry...

4.94