Brilliant Ideas

Short arts docs focusing on individual contemporary artists from around the world.


Air Date: April 24, 2019 - 24:06
Combining Iranian and American influences, Ali Banisadr is known for his intricate, abstract paintings.
Air Date: April 24, 2019 - 24:11
Explore the design and inspiration of Vietnamese artist Tiffany Chung's cartographic works as she draws upon her experiences as a refugee to depict the themes of conflict, migration and more.
Air Date: March 27, 2019 - 24:08
Chinese artist Sun Xun often depicts works exploring Chinese culture and history.
Air Date: March 27, 2019 - 24:07
Discover the story of one of the most well-known performance artists ever, Marina Abramovic.
Air Date: February 18, 2019 - 24:10
British artist Sonia Boyce was born in 1962 in London's East End to parents who had recently emigrated from the Caribbean. Collaboration and improvisation are very much Sonia's style.
Air Date: February 18, 2019 - 24:06
Ellen Gallagher has become known for her politically charged paintings, collages and films about African-American history.