It’s official! Bravo will be bringing back Work of Art: The Next Great Artist, their fine art ode to Project Runway, for a second season! Find out which judge isn’t coming back and meet all 14 new contestants with brief bios and photos of each! Also, watch a preview trailer for the show’s sophomore season which is set to premiere on October 12.
Current Category: Simon de Pury
Bravo kicks off its Project Runway inspired fine art reality competition show Work of Art: The Next Great Artist June 9th, featuring 14 aspiring visual artists competing for $200,000 and a show at the Brooklyn Museum. The announcement has sparked a good deal of debate about whether or not a Project Runway type format can work when trying to measure the talents of visual artists trained in different media against one another, but that debate pales in comparison to the more important question:
Who did they get to be their Tim Gunn?!?
The answer: Simon de Pury. Keep reading to find out more about this charismatic gavel guru of the art world including photos, video and brief bio. Will he be able to “Make it Work?”