The final contestants are sent home to prepare a solo show, which will be exhibited at a gala opening at Phillips de Pury. KAWS is the guest judge in the last episode, in which the Next Great Artist will be chosen.moreless
The remaining artists are taken to a small town in Hudson Valley. They have to create a classic Americana artifact from materials collected from the town. Attention: Double Elimination Ahead!
The remaining artists are taken by Simon De Pury to the streets of New York, where they have to sell a piece of art to the public. This challenge will be executed working in teams.moreless
The artists have to transform Fiat 500 Automobile parts in to art pieces.Performance artist and automotive designer Liz Cohen joins as guest judge.
The remaining eight artists are randomly paired and they have to create a piece of street art on a brick wall under the Brooklyn Bridgein Dumbo, Brooklyn. After working through day and night they have to reveal their street art to the public.moreless
The remaining artists are visiting The New York Times. There they have to find a striking headline in bins of newspapers and create an artwork, which tells the story behind the headline.
The remaining artists are paired with school children and have to create a piece of art inspired by them. Their workplaces are turned into a kid's art classroom.
Inspired by Andy Warhol's "Campbell's Tomato Juice Box" the next great artists have to create their own piece of pop art. The winner will receive a spread in Entertainment Weekly.
In the second challenge the artists watch a movement based art performance of Parkour. Inspired by this performance they have to create their own piece of art incorporating movement into it.
In their first challenge fourteen artists have to change kitsch into masterpieces.