Underrated & Overrated Artists 2

Why are some artists overrated, while some are underrated? This video provides 3 examples of overrated artists, and 3 examples of underrated artists. We look at the reasons why these artists receive more, or less attention over time. Discussion led by Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching Artists Alex Rowe & Deepti Menon.

Video Walkthrough

  • Anish Kapoor & Vantablack
  • Pat Keck’s laborious process: cranks, levers, motors, wood
  • Dale Chihuly shifted glass into large scale sculpture
  • Massive scale of Kapoor’s work
  • Oversaturation of an artist
  • Is lack of marketing what prevents visibility for an artist?
  • Overzealous fan followings
  • Max Ernst, inventor of frottage
  • Surrealism & Dadism in France
  • James Jean’s earlier career in comics
  • Anna Park, recent MFA graduate
  • Turner Prize, Venice Biennale