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What Do Artists Do All Day?

Episode 21: Sir Peter Blake

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

We spend a day with iconic pop artist Peter Blake at work in his studio following the process of his largest work to date - the re-design of a Mersey ferry. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Peter Blake
Executive Producer:
Richard Bright
Producer:
Eric Haynes
Director:
Eric Haynes
Assistant Producer:
Adam Spencer

What Do Artists Do All Day?

Episode 22: Yinka Shonibare

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Yinka Shonibare, whose art challenges our ideas about cultural identity and the post-colonial world, creates a new 'mannequin' figure and talks about his career. Show more

What Do Artists Do All Day?

Episode 1: Norman Ackroyd

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary filmed in the London warehouse studio of Norman Ackroyd, one of the country's most celebrated landscape artists, as he creates his latest work. Show more

What Do Artists Do All Day?

Episode 2: Polly Morgan

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Taxidermist Polly Morgan is one of Britain's most high profile artists. This film asks what her reputation reveals about the relationship between art and celebrity. Show more

What Do Artists Do All Day?

Episode 3: Jack Vettriano

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary showing the popular artist Jack Vettriano at work in his studio and talking with brutal honesty about his critics and how he deals with fame. Show more

What Do Artists Do All Day?

Episode 4: Cornelia Parker

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

With an exhibition of her work opening in London, this film follows artist Cornelia Parker as she prepares for the show and works on several new pieces. Show more

What Do Artists Do All Day?

Episode 14: Akram Khan

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

As experimental dancer Akram Khan visits Seville for a collaboration with flamenco dancer Israel Galvan, this film offers a glimpse into the process behind its creation. Show more

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Documentary exploring the art and life of enigmatic painter Raqib Shaw, who works in a London studio which resembles a modern version of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Show more

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary following photographer Mahtab Hussain, known for his portraits of working-class Muslim men exploring masculinity and self-esteem, on his latest project. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Mahtab Hussain
Executive Producer:
Richard Bright
Camera Operator:
Toral Dixit
Director:
Toral Dixit
Producer:
Toral Dixit

What Do Artists Do All Day?

Episode 27: Peter Jackson

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

A behind the scenes look at how director Peter Jackson created his WWI documentary, They Shall Not Grow Old, using the latest techniques to colourise and restore archive footage. Show more

What Do Artists Do All Day?

Episode 8: Tom Wood

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Profile of photographer Tom Wood as he visits Mayo in the west of Ireland, documenting his encounters whilst photographing the landscape and the people for a new book. Show more

What Do Artists Do All Day?

Episode 10: Marvin Gaye Chetwynd

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Film following performance artist Marvin Gaye Chetwynd as her first solo UK show opens in Nottingham and she stages a new performance - The Green Room. Show more

What Do Artists Do All Day?

Episode 11: Albert Watson

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary following Albert Watson over the course of a day photographing the barren, beautiful landscape of the Isle of Skye. Show more

What Do Artists Do All Day?

Episode 12: Antony Gormley

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary following Sir Antony Gormley and his team in their Kings Cross studio, preparing a new work called Tanker Field - a group of 60 enormous steel figures. Show more

What Do Artists Do All Day?

Episode 13: Michael Craig-Martin

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

An insight into contemporary artist Michael Craig-Martin at work in his London studio and his preparations for a major sculpture exhibition at Chatsworth House. Show more

What Do Artists Do All Day?

Episode 15: Evelyn Glennie

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Dame Evelyn Glennie is one of the world's finest virtuoso percussionists. This programme reveals the story of how a girl from Aberdeenshire became a global superstar. Show more

What Do Artists Do All Day?

Episode 16: Michael Landy

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Following Michael Landy as he takes his Art Bin project to Yokohama, this film is a portrait of artistic exchange as artists fragment their failures in his giant bin. Show more

What Do Artists Do All Day?

Episode 17: Jake and Dinos Chapman

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Film following Jake and Dinos Chapman as they prepare for a new show in their home town of Hastings, including new works expected to generate controversy. Show more