10/25/2011 07:38 pm ET | Updated Dec 07, 2011

Artists Do Commercials, For Good Or Ill (VIDEO)

There are the starving artists, burning unacknowledged works to keep warm in the wintertime, and then there are these artists. In the slideshow below, watch what happens when great artists try their hand at the art of advertising, sometimes challenging the construction of the commercial itself and sometimes just mastering it. Selling out or just plain selling: what do you think?