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11/04/2007
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This episode examines the ways in which contemporary artists picture and question war, express outrage, and empathize with the suffering of others....
11/04/2007
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For decades, Nancy Spero has drawn from the political to create compelling works of art that make a statement against war, the abuse of power and our...
11/04/2007
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Landscape photographer An-My Lê is fascinated by military war exercises. “I think my main goal is to try to photograph landscape in such a way so...
11/04/2007
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“I strongly believe in the power of a single idea,” says Alfredo Jaar. “My imagination starts working based on research, based on a real life event,...
11/04/2007
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Jenny Holzer discusses the concepts behind some of her most well-known projects, including “For 7 World Trade” (2006), for which she projected text...
10/28/2007
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How do contemporary artists respond to traditionally romantic ideals such as sentimentality, pathos, and the philosophy of art for art’s sake? This...
10/28/2007
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Early in her career, Laurie Simmons used photography as a tool to create a still and pristine reality. Simmons explains how she was able to bring her...
10/28/2007
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Lari Pittman was born and works in Los Angeles. His references and background which inspire his paintings and drawings include the freedom and chaos...
10/28/2007
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Although she started out as a painter, Judy Pfaff was drawn to materials and sculpture. As she explains, “I found when I was a painter I couldn’t...
10/28/2007
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“As I start a project, I always need to create a world. Then I want to enter this world, and my walk through this world is the work,” says Pierre...
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