The Best Art Videos On YouTube

The Guardian has sifted through YouTube's library to find the site's "50 greatest arts videos." Some of the hits: Charlie Parker and Dizzie Gillespie playing "Hot House" in 1952, Kurt Russell auditioning for Star Wars, and a pre-Nevermind Nirvana playing in Krist Novoselic's mom's garage. The list also includes interviews and readings from Kerouac, Nabokov, and Francis Bacon. Witness the hilarious introduction in this BBC video about The Who and Hendrix: