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Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 6 Episodes

4 Episodes 2012 - 2012

Episode 1

Change

Fri, Apr 13, 2012 57 mins

The Season 6 premiere focuses on Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei, Ghanian sculptor El Anatsui and American photographer Catherine Opie, whose works often share thematic similarities, including a focus on transformation.

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Episode 2

Boundaries

Fri, Apr 20, 2012 57 mins

Examining the works of sculptor David Altmejd, Japanese animation artist Tabaimo and avante-garde sculptor Lynda Benglis, which explore the shape-shifting potential of the human figure through taboo subjects and the innovative use of media.

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Episode 3

History

Fri, Apr 27, 2012 57 mins

Glenn Ligon, Mary Reid Kelley and Marina Abramović, whose works examine historic events and often challenge assumptions about them, are profiled.

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Episode 4

Balance

Fri, May 4, 2012 57 mins

The Season 6 finale focuses on oil painter Rackstraw Downes, minimalist painter Robert Mangold and sculptor Sarah Sze. Their works explore the space that lies between art and existence, the seeing and the knowing.

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