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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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Structures
Artists explore how we organize life and the ways in which we capture knowledge and attempt greater understanding. Featuring artists Matthew Ritchie, Fred Wilson, Richard Tuttle, and Roni Horn, with an introduction by Sam Waterson and an original video artwork by Teresa Hubbard and Alexander...
Air date: 09/30/2005
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1239615688/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Artists explore how we organize life and the ways in which we capture knowledge and attempt greater understanding. Featuring artists Matthew Ritchie, Fred Wilson, Richard Tuttle, and Roni Horn, with an introduction by Sam Waterson and an original video artwork by Teresa Hubbard and Alexander... /episodes/get/839 /episode/839 ART:21: Structures /episode-player/839
Play
Spontaneous and joyful, subversive or amusing, play can take many forms in daily life as well as in contemporary art. Featuring artists Jessica Stockholder, Ellen Gallagher, Arturo Herrera, and Oliver Herring, with an introduction by Grant Hill and an original video artwork by Teresa Hubbard and...
Air date: 10/07/2005
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1239627128/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Spontaneous and joyful, subversive or amusing, play can take many forms in daily life as well as in contemporary art. Featuring artists Jessica Stockholder, Ellen Gallagher, Arturo Herrera, and Oliver Herring, with an introduction by Grant Hill and an original video artwork by Teresa Hubbard and... /episodes/get/829 /episode/829 ART:21: Play /episode-player/829
Romance
Artists explore the roles that intuition, emotion, fantasy, and escapism play in contemporary art. Featuring artists Laurie Simmons, Lari Pittman, Judy Pfaff, and Pierre Huyghe.
Air date: 10/28/2007
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1239665588/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Artists explore the roles that intuition, emotion, fantasy, and escapism play in contemporary art. Featuring artists Laurie Simmons, Lari Pittman, Judy Pfaff, and Pierre Huyghe. /episodes/get/834 /episode/834 ART:21: Romance /episode-player/834
Ecology
Artists explore how our understanding of the natural world becomes deeply cultural. Featuring artists Ursula von Rydingsvard, Inigo Manglano-Ovalle, Robert Adams, and Mark Dion.
Air date: 11/01/2007
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1239798902/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Artists explore how our understanding of the natural world becomes deeply cultural. Featuring artists Ursula von Rydingsvard, Inigo Manglano-Ovalle, Robert Adams, and Mark Dion. /episodes/get/815 /episode/815 ART:21: Ecology /episode-player/815
Protest
Artists engage politics, inequality, and the many conflicts that besiege the world today. Featuring artists Nancy Spero, An-My Le, Alfredo Jaar, and Jenny Holzer.
Air date: 11/04/2007
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/1239788836/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Artists engage politics, inequality, and the many conflicts that besiege the world today. Featuring artists Nancy Spero, An-My Le, Alfredo Jaar, and Jenny Holzer. /episodes/get/832 /episode/832 ART:21: Protest /episode-player/832
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