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10/28/2009
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Whether through acts of appropriation, repetition, or accumulation, the artists in this episode realize projects both vast in scope and beyond...
10/28/2009
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“Trying to figure out who I am and my work is trying to understand systems,” says Julie Mehretu, shown working with her assistants in Berlin on seven...
10/28/2009
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“I’m always interested in things that we don’t call art, and I say why not?” asks John Baldessari. Filmed in his California studio, the artist...
10/28/2009
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Kimsooja’s segment opens with a series of videotaped performances of the artist in crowded cities, her form acting as an unmoving axis on the horizon.
10/28/2009
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Allan McCollum’s segment begins with his uncle Jon Gnagy’s 1950s television program "Learn to Draw." Crediting his uncle's demonstrations as an early...
10/21/2009
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Whether observing and satirizing society or reinventing icons of literature, art history, and popular culture, these artists inhabit the characters...
10/21/2009
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“My work, all along, has been a critique of Empire,” says Yinka Shonibare MBE, adopting the honorific title of Member of the Order of the British...
10/21/2009
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“I didn’t want to make what looked like art,” Cindy Sherman says about her earliest works, explaining that “film has always kind of been more...
10/21/2009
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“My work seems to be about tearing down and opening up conventions,” says Paul McCarthy, who bristles when asked what his responsibility is to the...
10/14/2009
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This episode presents artists whose works defy convention and transport us to unreal worlds and altered states of consciousness. With works at times...
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