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What makes a compelling story? How do artists disrupt everyday reality in the service of revealing subtler truths? This episode features artists who explore the virtues of ambiguity, mix genres, and merge aesthetic disciplines to discern...
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11/14/2014
In Sweden, pioneering artist Joan Jonas performs at both Umeå Jazzfestival with musician Jason Moran, and at Kulturhuset in Stockholm, where she reconfigures her 1969 performance Mirror Piece. Working in performance, video, installation,...
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11/14/2014
Katharina Grosse creates wildly colorful sculptural environments and paintings that unite the fluid perception of landscape with the ordered hierarchy of painting. Her work is a material record—a story—and, perhaps, an...
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11/14/2014
In multi-channel video installations, Omer Fast blurs the boundaries between documentary, dramatization, and fantasy, frequently generating viewers’ confusion. Fast plays with our assumptions about identity and the structure of...
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11/14/2014
Preview for the episode Fiction from Season 7 of ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century (2014), featuring artists Katharina Grosse, Joan Jonas, and Omer Fast.
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11/10/2014
Why do we break with some traditions and perpetuate others? Artists in this episode use life experiences and family heritage to explore new aesthetic terrain.
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11/07/2014
Abraham Cruzvillegas works in his Mexico City studio and at exhibitions in Paris and Minneapolis to assemble sculptures and installations from found objects and disparate materials, through which he explores the effects of improvisation,...
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11/07/2014
Tania Bruguera explores the relationship between art, activism, and social change, staging participatory events and interactions that build on her own observations, experiences, and understanding of the politics of repression and control....
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11/07/2014
Inspired by the teachings of Laotzi, by the modern artist Brancusi, and by formative experiences with his family in Germany and India, Wolfgang Laib's sculptures seem to connect the past and present, the ephemeral and eternal. His...
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11/07/2014
Preview for the episode Legacy from Season 7 of ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century (2014), featuring artists Wolfgang Laib, Tania Bruguera, and Abraham Cruzvillegas. Why do we break with some traditions and perpetuate others? Artists in...
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11/03/2014
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