Denis Dutton: A Darwinian theory of beauty.TED collaborates with animator Andrew Park to illustrate Denis Dutton's provocative theory on beauty -- that art, music and other beautiful things, far from being simply "in the eye of the beholder," are a core part of human nature with deep evolutionary origins.

Here's a good one. Can you guess the name of the painting and the artist (what about the date/period?) in this music video?

Videos How to create a pop-up book by Sean McGee with Chuck Fischer and Bruce Foster (found here ).

6 amazing pop-up sculptures in paper

and see more on the same YouTube page here .


Elements of art - Sound isn't fantastic, and blurry, but covers a lot of ground

Famous Quotes

Lisa Barcy directed this claymation featuring sea anenomes and other wiggling undersea creatures for Andrew Bird's song Anoanimal (from the 2009 album Noble Beast)

Cordell Baker's masterclass in animation (Part 1)

Cordell Baker's masterclass in animation (Part 2)

The man who planted trees - Frederic Back 1988

A trip to the moon - The classic 1902 Sci-Fi film by film pioneer Georges Méliès! This version is narrated by Matthew Hawes, reading from the actual script that Méliès wrote to be read along with the film.

Hansel und Gretel 1955 film by Lotte Reiniger

Father and daughter A film by Michael Dudock de Wit (2000)

Lorenzo Mattotti talks about his illustrations of Grimm's Hansel and Gretel (in French)

TED talk - Beau Lotto: Optical illusions show how we see.

Banksy - Graffiti artist - Bristol Museum

Joshua Allan Harris - Inflatable street art

Live painting - Shackleton

AntiVJ - Live Painting: Shackleton from AntiVJ on Vimeo.

Joanie Lemercier - Cubes installation, Shanghai

Joanie Lemercier - Cubes installation - Shanghai from AntiVJ on Vimeo.

The one-minute painting

Art21 on Youtube Art21 is a nonprofit organization founded in 1997 with the mission to increase knowledge of contemporary art, ignite discussion, and inspire creative thinking by presenting artists at work and in their own words. Art21 produces the Peabody award-winning, Emmy-nominated public television series, "Art:21—Art in the Twenty-First Century", as well as books, multimedia resources, and public programs featuring a diverse selection of visual artists working in the United States today.

Mika Rottenberg (New York)

Interview with Dali

Find more videos like this on Art Education 2.0

Light painting video

What can creativity do?
This was originally created for the Night of the Unboring (2005), a benefit for the Ontario College of Art and Design.

A stop-motion video by Kristoferstrom

Circular painting
6 July 2008 8 artists gathered in Cape Town, South Africa. Their theme was 'the fate of the earth'

Circular Painting from Fly on the Wall on Vimeo.

Western Spaghetti

One week of art works

Street Art Shadows

Jackson Pollock

Tim Brown: the powerful link between creativity and play

Nat Geo: Paper

Hector Projector's 'It's art'

Video about Paul Klee's art(sorry, I couldn't embed it)

Art History videos on Vimeo

Sand painting by Ksenia Simonova