Art Race

November 2013

Episode 12 (Final)

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Ben and Kenny have just 36 hours to prepare their art trade shows, and two hours to sell everything they can. Only then will they, and we, learn the winner of Art Race.

Episode 11 29/11/2013

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Kenny has traded a painting for a flight across the Grand Canyon and has now made it to Las Vegas. Meanwhile, Ben is in New Jersey playing catch-up. Trailing behind Kenny, the sculptor decides to make one last effort.

Episode 10 29/11/2013

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Having arrived in North Carolina, Ben is collaborating with championship surfer Pat McManus on a surf art project. Kenny has reached Moab, Utah and his trades are becoming ever more ambitious.

Episode 9 22/11/2013

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Ben sets up a studio in a local factory in Georgia and constructs his masterpiece and then attempts to auction it off to the assembled metalworkers. Kenny is in Aspen and has lined up a balloon ride over the Rockies.


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A trucker offers Kenny a ride in his sixteen-wheeler and drops the artist in Goodland. Ben learns of a recent art sale by Kenny. Depressed, he escapes the cameras and takes refuge in a local Mississippi strip bar.

Episode 7 8/11/2013

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Ben is flat broke but puts a haircut and shave before food and accommodation. One of the barber's customers offers a ride. In Kansas City, Missouri, Kenny negotiates an introduction to a local art collector.

Episode 6 1/11/2013

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Ben arrives in Austin, Texas and has one thing on his mind: nudes. In Russellville a bar owner offers Kenny a room but in return asks for an impossible commission: will Kenny sketch, from a photograph, a deceased baby?
October 2013

Episode 5

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Episode 5 of Art Race was broadcast by ABC2 on Friday 25 October 2013 at 2:45.

Episode 5

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Kenny bravely decides to explore the art market of rural Missouri. In Texas, Ben's fallen in love with a car. Having traded for a gourmet meal, he's found a cowboy hut to sleep in and a near-derelict Baja Bug to pine after.

Episode 4

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Kenny makes it to Indianapolis, and thinks that if people will trade for food and accommodation, will they also trade for clothing and other things? Ben is trying to reach Marfa, Texas, using whatever it takes!