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Bravo Cancels ‘Work of Art’

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The Bravo network has decided not to renew the art world reality show Work of Art for a third season. The producers of the show, which had aspiring artists compete in Project Runway-style challenges for fame, fortune and a show at the Brooklyn Museum, are now shopping it to other channels. Read More

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Sarah Sze and More in Tonight’s Premiere of ‘Art in the 21st Century’ Season 6

Still from 'Art in the 21st Century' (Courtesy PBS)

Tonight, Art in the 21st Century, the Peabody Award-winning television series which profiles 13 artists in four hour-long episodes, premieres on PBS at 9:00 p.m. EST. This season, the show—grouped into the episodes “Change,” “Balance,” “History” and “Boundaries”—will feature performance artist Marina Abramovic, art collective Assume Vivid Astro Focus, known for its carnivalesque installations (like the one it created for a 2008 exhibition at Deitch Projects), abstract artist Lynda Benglis, whose brightly-colored sculptures in poured latex and foam were exhibited at the New Museum last year, outspoken artist and human rights activist Ai Weiwei and Sarah Sze who will represent the United States at the 2013 Venice Biennale. Read More

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Bravo Names Its ‘Gallery Girls’

A still from the "Gallery Girls" demo reel.

The Bravo network released a line-up of its in-development shows today along with a demo reel that features, at the top of the heap, Gallery Girls, the not-very-good-sounding reality show that follows seven girls as they strive to enter the New York art world without the slightest idea of how to go about doing that. Read More