Pindar Van Arman Is Teaching Robot Artists To Paint Like Humans (HBO)

— The Singularity is the theoretical day that artificial intelligence advances beyond human understanding and begins to change civilization in ways we can’t conceive of. Many fear the Singularity. — It needs… wanna try the gray? — Not Pindar Van Arman. He’s doing his small part to make it happen by teaching robots to make

It’s time to draw borders on the Arctic Ocean

It’s time to draw borders on the Arctic Ocean

I’m on an island near the North Pole and I’m here to find out who owns the Arctic. As the ice melts more and more in this region, you can see just how dramatic the ice has been shrinking. One of these countries has shown that they’re willing to fight for it. Russia’s making a

The Cityscape Savant: Drawing Our World Entirely By Memory

The Cityscape Savant: Drawing Our World Entirely By Memory

(light music) – I’m Stephen Wiltshire. I do drawings. – [Narrator] Stephen is an artist who creates incredibly intricate drawings of cityscapes. – [Stephen] I love drawing tall buildings, tall skyscrapers, skylines, street scenes. – [Narrator] And he does this entirely from memory. When Stephen was three, he was diagnosed as autistic. He was completely

Aki Sasamoto: An Artist Walks into a Bar | Art21 “New York Close Up”

Aki Sasamoto: An Artist Walks into a Bar | Art21 “New York Close Up”

[Wrong happy hour, 10am–6pm] [“An Artist Walks into a Bar”] [AKI SASAMOTO] I got a kidney condition. The doctor stopped me from drinking, for three months or so. By the time three months was up, I found out I was pregnant. [Aki Sasamoto, Artist] So I couldn’t drink nine more months, and I was going

Saving Chinese Art From Extinction | Meet Yang Yongliang
Jack Whitten: An Artist’s Life | Art21 “Extended Play”

Jack Whitten: An Artist’s Life | Art21 “Extended Play”

[sound of tools being sharpened] [“Jack Whitten: An Artist’s Life”] Now I find myself doing a type of painting where my hand doesn’t touch it. This is an adaptation of the artist’s palette. Okay. About ready to go. Each one of these carries information– it’s compressed into each one– because it relates so much to

The MMA Fighter On A Mission To Expose “Fake Martial Artists” in China (HBO)
Preview: Nicholas Hlobo in Season 9 of Art21 “Art in the Twenty-First Century” (2018)

Preview: Nicholas Hlobo in Season 9 of Art21 “Art in the Twenty-First Century” (2018)

[NICHOLAS HLOBO] Even though I come from a culture where men are very important, I grew up in a household where there was no male figure. I was brought up by my maternal grandmother. She was a tough cookie, and I’m grateful to have had her. “All forces, good or bad, or somewhere in between,”

Story of a Junkie – Full Movie

Story of a Junkie – Full Movie

[music playing] Everybody has some kind of jones in New York City. Everybody has something that they need to do in order to get through the day. And if you’re like me you don’t want to really hurt anybody. Sure would like somebody to come by you could hustle out of a few bucks. Then

Art For Everyone

Art For Everyone

As an artist, you make decisions and everything you decide makes that a unique piece and speaks in your voice. – I’m really enjoying the exploration of it and, you know, just kind of sort of capturing images and ideas and try to get the feeling of it on canvas. It’s very rewarding. When you