It was only a mater of time before America got its answer to Charles Saatchi’s art based reality show, School of Saatchi. Beginning in June 9, 2010, Bravo will air Work of Art: The Next Great Artist. Heading the show, and mentoring the fourteen hopefuls, is Simon de Pury world renowned art expert and auctioneer. The artists will compete for $200,000 in cash and an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum of Art.

After the jump, get to know Simon de Pury a little better. (via Starcasm).

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