via press release:
BRAVO ADDS "WORK OF ART: THE NEXT GREAT ARTIST” TO THEIR COMPETION PORTFOLIO WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9 11PM ET/PT
With Only 3 Chefs Remaining, Find Out Who Gets Crowned And Who Gets Burned On The Season Finale of "Top Chef Masters” Wednesday, June 9 10PM ET/PT
NEW YORK – June 4, 2010 – Great art knows no limits. Tune in to Bravo's "Work Of Art: The Next Great Artist” Wednesday, June 9 at 11p.m. ET/PT. This colorful new series assembles fourteen of the art world's most talented, up-and-coming artists to compete for a solo show at the Brooklyn Museum and a cash prize of $100,000. In the premiere episode, the artists are randomly put into pairs for their first elimination challenge. They learn that after only one night together, their mission is to create a piece of art that captures the essence of a fellow competitor. Host and judge China Chow, alongside series judges Bill Powers, a New York Gallery owner, Jerry Saltz, senior art critic for New York Magazine, and Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn, gallerist Salon94 gallery in New York City must determine who makes the cut and who is not "The Next Great Artist.”
On the season finale of "Top Chef Masters,” airing Wednesday, June 9 at 10p.m. ET/PT, the three remaining finalists- Susur Lee, the leading chef in Asian fusion cuisine; Rick Moonen of RM restaurant in Las Vegas; and Marcus Samuelsson, James Beard Award winner- face their final challenge and only one chef is crowned Top Chef Master. The competition has been fierce and the climactic finale of "Top Chef Masters” has the three accomplished chefs create three different dishes reflecting their first food memory, what made them become a chef, and a dish that best describes them. The final dinner will include special guests Tom Colicchio, winner of the 2010 Outstanding Chef award from the James Beard Foundation, and the three finalists from last season Michael Chiarello, Emmy-award winning chef; Rick Bayless, winner of the last season of Top Chef Masters; and Hubert Keller, Award-winning chef-restaurateur.
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