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Balance Air date: 05-04-2012 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2231193082/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false This episode features artists whose works explore the distinctions between balance and imbalance, and demonstrate that the smallest change in a line, a formal element, or a structure can be a radical proposition. Featuring artists Rackstraw Downes, Robert Mangold, and Sarah Sze. /episodes/get/808 /episode/808 ART:21: Balance /episode-player/808
History Air date: 04-27-2012 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2227718406/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In this episode, artists play with historical events, explore and expose commonly held assumptions about historic ‘truth’, and create narratives based on personal experiences. Featuring artists Glenn Ligon, Mary Reid Kelley, and Marina Abramović. /episodes/get/819 /episode/819 ART:21: History /episode-player/819
Boundaries Air date: 04-20-2012 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2225274375/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false This episode features artists who synthesize disparate aesthetic traditions, present taboo subject matter, discover innovative uses of media, and explore the shape-shifting potential of the human figure. Featuring artists David Altmejd, Tabaimo, assume vivd astro focus, and Lynda Benglis. /episodes/get/809 /episode/809 ART:21: Boundaries /episode-player/809
Change Air date: 04-13-2012 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2217713566/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false How do artists respond to a world in flux? In what ways do artists act as agents of change, and what kinds of aesthetic choices do they make to express it? This episode features artists who bear witness, through their work, to transformation--cultural, material, and aesthetic--and actively engage... /episodes/get/811 /episode/811 ART:21: Change /episode-player/811
William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible Air date: 10-21-2010 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1619754531/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Rich in visual imagery and music, this program gives viewers an intimate look into the mind and process of William Kentridge, the South African artist whose acclaimed charcoal drawings, animations, video installations, shadow plays, mechanical puppets, tapestries, sculptures, live performance... /episodes/get/847 /episode/847 ART:21: William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible /episode-player/847
The Present Perfect with Art21: June 23, 2010 Air date: 06-23-2010 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1534158225/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The Present Perfect with Art21 featured artists Oliver Herring and Laurie Simmons in conversation with Robert MacNeil (formerly of the MacNeil-Lehrer Newshour), as well as with live and online audiences, about the role of collaboration and performance in contemporary art and everyday life. /episodes/get/842 /episode/842 ART:21: The Present Perfect with Art21: June 23, 2010 /episode-player/842
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Time
Artists evoke and transform time in their work, relating to art of the ancient past, to nature, and to the rhythms of the life. Featuring artists Martin Puryear, Paul Pfeiffer, Vija Celmins, and Tim Hawkinson, with an introduction by Charles Atlas and Merce Cunningham.
Air date: 09/10/2003
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1237794459/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Artists evoke and transform time in their work, relating to art of the ancient past, to nature, and to the rhythms of the life. Featuring artists Martin Puryear, Paul Pfeiffer, Vija Celmins, and Tim Hawkinson, with an introduction by Charles Atlas and Merce Cunningham. /episodes/get/844 /episode/844 ART:21: Time /episode-player/844
Loss & Desire
Artists express longing, love, and human experience in contemporary work. Featuring artists Collier Schorr, Gabriel Orozco, and Janine Antoni, with an introduction by Charles Atlas and Jane Alexander.
Air date: 09/17/2003
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1237723563/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Artists express longing, love, and human experience in contemporary work. Featuring artists Collier Schorr, Gabriel Orozco, and Janine Antoni, with an introduction by Charles Atlas and Jane Alexander. /episodes/get/823 /episode/823 ART:21: Loss & Desire /episode-player/823
Humor
Artists use irony, goofiness, satire, and sarcasm in their work, being funny and critical at the same time. Featuring artists Eleanor Antin, Raymond Pettibon, Elizabeth Murray, and Walton Ford, with an introduction by Charles Atlas and Margaret Cho.
Air date: 10/01/2003
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1239552786/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Artists use irony, goofiness, satire, and sarcasm in their work, being funny and critical at the same time. Featuring artists Eleanor Antin, Raymond Pettibon, Elizabeth Murray, and Walton Ford, with an introduction by Charles Atlas and Margaret Cho. /episodes/get/820 /episode/820 ART:21: Humor /episode-player/820
Power
From politics to mass media, the theme of power pervades daily life and is reflected in the ideas and concerns of contemporary artists. Featuring artists Cai Guo-Qiang, Laylah Ali, Krzysztof Wodiczko, and Ida Applebroog, with an introduction by David Alan Grier and an original video artwork by...
Air date: 09/16/2005
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1239603151/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false From politics to mass media, the theme of power pervades daily life and is reflected in the ideas and concerns of contemporary artists. Featuring artists Cai Guo-Qiang, Laylah Ali, Krzysztof Wodiczko, and Ida Applebroog, with an introduction by David Alan Grier and an original video artwork by... /episodes/get/831 /episode/831 ART:21: Power /episode-player/831
Memory
Artists explore how memory functions and how to frame the past in their work. Featuring artists Susan Rothenberg, Mike Kelley, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and Josiah McElheny, with an introduction by Isabella Rossellini and an original video artwork by Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler.
Air date: 09/23/2005
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1239603168/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Artists explore how memory functions and how to frame the past in their work. Featuring artists Susan Rothenberg, Mike Kelley, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and Josiah McElheny, with an introduction by Isabella Rossellini and an original video artwork by Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler. /episodes/get/824 /episode/824 ART:21: Memory /episode-player/824
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