Art21 produces features focusing exclusively on contemporary visual art and artists throughout the world, including the Peabody Award-winning biennial series "Art in the Twenty-First Century." Intimate footage allows the viewer to observe the artists at work, watch their process as they transform inspiration into art, and hear their thoughts as they grapple with the physical and visual challenges of achieving their artistic visions.Visit ART:21 Website
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Featuring artists Rackstraw Downes, Robert Mangold, and Sarah Sze.
Featuring artists Glenn Ligon, Mary Reid Kelley, and Marina Abramović.
Featuring artists David Altmejd, Tabaimo, assume vivd astro focus, and Lynda Benglis.
Artists bear witness to transformation, engaging communities as collaborators & subjects.
A rare, in-depth look at the life and work of the internationally acclaimed artist.
Oliver Herring and Laurie Simmons with Robert MacNeil on collaboration and performance.
Artists invent new grammars, systems & logics in today's information-based society.
Artists satirize society & reinvent icons of literature, art history, & popular culture.
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Featuring Cai Guo-Qiang, Jeff Koons, Shahzia Sikander, Kiki Smith, and Carrie Mae Weems
Composer Philip Miller talks about his long-time collaboration with William Kentridge.
Carrie Mae Weems and David Alan Grier have an intimate discussion.
Cao Fei reflects on the behavior of avatars in the digital environment and virtual worlds.
Kerry James Marshall discusses three recent paintings, all Untitled (2008).
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Premieres Friday, May 4, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Premieres Friday, April 27, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Premieres Friday, April 20, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Premieres Friday, April 13, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
Season 6 trailer for the Peabody Award-winning series, "Art in the Twenty-First Century."
"William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible" premiered October 21, 2010
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