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7 Artists Take On The ‘Up’ Series (Slideshow)

Every seven years since 1964, Michael Apted has visited Up series participants to check in and find out how they're doing. We asked seven artists to create a visual representation of those years.

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1999 42 Up

Bryan Kahrs

1999 by Bryan Kahrs

Bill Clinton, the president of the United States, was impeached and then acquitted by the Senate on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice.

Tony Blair was the prime minister of Britain, and the Euro currency was introduced.

Amid overblown threats of cascading computer failures and widespread disaster when the new millennium began, billions of dollars were spent worldwide on Y2K computer upgrades.

Meanwhile, the file-sharing service Napster quickly became a popular way to share copyrighted music.

Lance Armstrong won his first Tour de France, and two students opened fire at Columbine High School, killing 15 people, including themselves.

Artist: Bryan Kahrs is currently planted in the studio of id29, in Troy, NY. A graduate of Ohio Universities Graphic Design program, he has worked with and for: Nikon, Scholastic, UNIQLO, Burton Snowboards, Pitney Bowes MapInfo, Sotheby’s, EuroRSCG, Mohawk, Merlin Bicycles, The Cleveland Airport and EMPAC. More of his work can be seen at

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POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 300 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.
  • Tristan Elijah Sauvageau

    disgusting that ‘Bridegroom’ wasnt included

  • Tom Roston

    Half are, half aren’t. And if you include IS THE MAN WHO IS TALL HAPPY? and SALINGER, then most of the snubs don’t apply to your analysis.