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How do artists make the invisible visible? What hidden elements persist in their work? Is it the artist's role to reveal them, or not? In this episode, artists share some of the secrets that are intrinsic to their work.
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10/31/2014
Arlene Shechet is curious about the obscured origins of industrial objects, folding clues about production processes into her handcrafted ceramic sculptures. With their hollow interiors often hidden from view, Shechet’s sturdy clay...
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10/31/2014
Elliott Hundley draws inspiration from many sources, including Greek tragedy, classical mythology, Japanese woodblock prints, and his own family history. His intricately collaged paintings, teeming with humble materials and ephemera, are...
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10/31/2014
Trevor Paglen makes the invisible visible, documenting evidence of the American surveillance state of the 21st century. Concerned with the politics of perception, Paglen investigates the development of machines that see and the historical...
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10/31/2014
Preview for the episode Secrets from Season 7 of ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century (2014), featuring artists Elliott Hundley, Arlene Shechet, and Trevor Paglen. How do artists make the invisible visible? What hidden elements persist in...
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10/27/2014
How do artists push beyond what they already know and readily see? Can acts of engagement and exploration be works of art in themselves? In this episode, artists use their practices as tools for personal and intellectual discovery,...
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10/24/2014
For Graciela Iturbide, the camera is a pretext for understanding the world. Her principal concern has been the photographic investigation of Mexico—her own cultural environment—through black-and-white images of landscapes and...
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10/24/2014
Leonardo Drew, whose art career began as a child in inner city Bridgeport, Connecticut, transforms new materials—through processes of decay, oxidization, and exposure to weather—in his sculptures. Never content with work that...
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10/24/2014
While enlisting the participation of the residents of a Bronx public housing development to develop a sprawling installation out of everyday materials, Thomas Hirschhorn poses political and philosophical questions, and searches for...
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10/24/2014
Preview for the episode Investigation from Season 7 [art21.org] of ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century (2014), featuring artists Thomas Hirschhorn, Graciela Iturbide, and Leonardo Drew.
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10/21/2014
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