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Weird and cool 'Touching the Art' series heads to Art Basel
Weird and cool 'Touching the Art' series heads to Art Basel

Utter the words "TV show about art" and chances are that you'll think harp music and agreeable nuns. But "Touching the Art," the online series created by the Ovation network, has ditched the public television formula for something edgier: a round-table hosted by artist and comedian Casey Jane Ellison that asks all the big questions about art — "Is art evil? Is the Internet dead? Why is everything so pomo?" — and attempts to answer them in less than eight minutes. The show, which was launched over the summer on Ovation's YouTube channel, has just gotten a green light for a second season (which will start airing sometime in...

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