Artists

Art21: Balance

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. http://video.pbs.org/video/2231193082/ ...Read More

Art21: Boundaries

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. http://www.pbs.org/art21/watch-now/episode-boundaries ...Read More

Art21: William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible

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 pieces, and operas have ...Read More

Art21: Systems

Artists invent new grammars, systems, and logics in today’s supercharged, information-based society. Featuring artists Julie Mehretu, John Baldessari, Kimsooja, and Allan McCollum.   ...Read More

Art21: History

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.   ...Read More

Art21: Change

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, ...Read More

Art21: Transformation

Artists capture the sensibility of our age by satirizing society and reinventing icons of literature, art history, and popular culture. Featuring artists Yinka Shonibare MBE, Cindy Sherman, and Paul McCarthy. ...Read More

Craft In America: Episode VIII: Threads

Explore the creativity of the human spirit through works that begin with the humble thread. Featured artists include fiber artist Terese Agnew, weaver Randall Darwall & designer Brian Murphy, artist Faith Ringgold, and fiber artist Consuelo Jimenez Underwood. ...Read More

Craft In America: Episode II: Landscape

Craft artists depend on their natural environment for both materials and inspiration. This hour looks at the processes through which natural materials become finished works of craft, and what deeper messages may be contained therein. Featured artists include Jan Yager, Kit Carson, David Gurney, ...Read More
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