Art

Artists, designers and curators share their work, their process and their vision. Watch TED Talks from sculptors, painters, illustrators and photographers -- and those who blur the boundaries.

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Gallery: Loss is loss. Pain has no nation

“Nothing replaces the loss of a son, not even another son.” Those are the haunting words of Safia Abo Zour, a Palestinian woman whose four-year-old died in a 2011 airstrike in G...
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The power of film

14 talks • 3h 56m
Few things are as magical as sitting back in a theater with a hushed crowd to enjoy a film, but what you see on the screen isn't everything. Hear from visionaries -- from Hollywood, Bollywood, Nollywood -- on how to make movies.

Objects of desire

12 talks • 2h 45m
An iconic painting. An ancient manuscript. A cylinder with 2600 years of history. Learn about artifacts and images that have intrigued humans for centuries, and why we find them so alluring.

The artist is in.

14 talks • 2h 52m
Why create? Artists and designers share their work, their process and their vision in these deeply personal -- and often hilarious -- talks.

Craftsmanship

11 talks • 2h 05m
What feels so good about getting your hands dirty and making something? The following talks speak to the art of craft.
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