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Art in the Twenty-First Century

Contemporary artists describe their work and discuss why and how they do it.

Premiered: September 21, 2001

Rating: TV-PG

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  • Premiered: September 21, 2001
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Contemporary artists describe their work and discuss why and how they do it. (more)

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