July 07, 2010 08:00 PM by alison.bills
This week on Work of Art: The Next Great Artist, the contestants take a drive through New York City to search for inspiration from their rides. Who will drive away with the win?
Simon de Pury sneaks into the artistsâ€™ rooms early in the morning to wake them up. He tells them that theyâ€™ll be taking Audis around New York to find inspiration in the city.
When they end their journey, China Chow tells them that their journey was the inspiration. They spend some time in an Audi museum (so that Audi can get more screen time because they are obviously a sponsor of the show).
As most of the artists explore the cars and take photos, Miles takes a nap. Other artists comment on their frustration with Miles, saying heâ€™s playing the role of the tortured artist.
After they shop for supplies, the artists head back to the workroom. Nicole and Miles are flirting, which is cute. Mark, who feels he has been pigeonholed as the photographer of the group, decides to make a painting.
Jaclynâ€™s piece is again about how her body gets her attentionâ€¦again. She puts together a bunch of photos she took of men staring at her. She needs to get a new theme.
Ryan, also a narcissist, make a painting of himself driving a car. Miles is working on a screenprint of an empty doorway, to speak on his need to get away from the bustle of the city.
Miles and Nicole continue their flirting, and he admits to the camera that he thinks sheâ€™s good-looking. Erik thinks that Miles is just acting. Maybe heâ€™s an actor and not an artist?
Simon visits, and has some valuable comments for the artists. He points out that Ryanâ€™s piece is again a self-portrait. Simon says it needs something special because it looks like a traditional self-portrait.
Nicole finds out that sheâ€™s moving in with Jaclyn now that he room is empty. The artists work until midnight, many of them stressing about getting all the work done.
The next day, the artists rush to get everything done and before the know it itâ€™s time for the show.
The judges seem to love Miles piece again as they walk around, even though it looks like nothing. They also are very entertained by Peregrineâ€™s clever play on the word Audi.
At judges table, the judges as for Miles, Jaclyn, Mark, Ryan and Jaime to stay. The rest are safe. Mark is criticized for his painting because the judges feel itâ€™s too generic. Ryanâ€™s painting is called shallow and too literal, so heâ€™s also at risk for elimination.
Jaclynâ€™s piece is praised for his piece. They praise her for her growth and the smart use of the mirrors. Jaimeâ€™s piece about car dancing is also criticized because it doesnâ€™t have any vibrancy. It may be about dancing, but as the judges say, itâ€™s â€œlike dancing without music.â€ Miles piece is praised again, but the artists mention that heâ€™s used this overstimulation theme twice now. They love his pieceâ€¦again.
The judges give the win to Jaclyn (and her tiny dress.) She gets immunity for next weekâ€™s elimination, so sheâ€™ll be back with her little outfits. The elimination is between Mark, Ryan and Jamie, and the judges send Jaime home.
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