Contemporary art reflects the ideas of our time, and artists are the creative role models grappling with today’s most timely questions. What is the nature of reality? How do we respond to a world in flux? Why do some historical events shape the way we think today, and why have some been forgotten?
Explore these ideas and many more in Season Six of Art: 21, the Peabody Award-winning documentary series that offers viewers a unique look into the thoughts, processes, and lives of today’s most accomplished artists.
Art: 21 spotlights contemporary artists at work and speaking in their own words, revealing why, where, and how they work. Spanning the globe from Nigeria to New York City, from Beijing to Brazil, the series demonstrates the power of art to alter perception, challenge convention, and change how we see the world around us.
Artists featured in this episode include Catherine Opie, El Anatsui, Ai Weiwei, David Altmejd, Tabaimo, assume vivid astro focus, Lynda Benglis, Glenn Ligon, Mary Reid Kelley, Marina Abramovic, Rackstraw Downes, Robert Mangold, and Sarah Sze.
DVD. 240 minutes.
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