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Carrie Mae Weems & David Alan Grier: In Conversation

Video duration: 8:53

Carrie Mae Weems and David Alan Grier have an intimate discussion on a range of topics including childhood idols, the definition of blackness, race and politics during Obama's presidency, and a desire to make work that addresses not only personal identity but also the broader human condition.

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From the series

From the series

Carrie Mae Weems is featured in the Season 5 (2009) episode of "Art in the Twenty-First Century," "Compassion"

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Educational materials

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About Art21

About Art21

Learn more about the non-profit producers of the only series on television to focus exclusively on contempo...

Episodes of ART2130

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Fiction

Featuring artists Katharina Grosse, Joan Jonas, and Omer Fast.

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Fiction

54:23

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ART21

Legacy

Featuring artists Wolfgang Laib, Tania Bruguera, and Abraham Cruzvillegas.

54:43

Legacy

54:43

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ART21

Secrets

Featuring artists Elliott Hundley, Arlene Shechet, and Trevor Paglen.

54:35

Secrets

54:35

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ART21

Investigation

Featuring artists Thomas Hirschhorn, Leonardo Drew, and Graciela Iturbide.

54:35

Investigation

54:35

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Clips of ART215

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ART21

U.S. Department of State Honors Five Art21 Featured Artists

Featuring Cai Guo-Qiang, Jeff Koons, Shahzia Sikander, Kiki Smith, and Carrie Mae Weems

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U.S. Department of State Honors Five Art21 Featured Artists

5:54

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ART21

Composer Philip Miller on collaborating with William...

Composer Philip Miller talks about his long-time collaboration with William Kentridge.

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Composer Philip Miller on collaborating with William...

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ART21

Cao Fei: Avatars

Cao Fei reflects on the behavior of avatars in the digital environment and virtual worlds.

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Cao Fei: Avatars

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ART21

Kerry James Marshall: Being an Artist

Kerry James Marshall discusses three recent paintings, all Untitled (2008).

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Kerry James Marshall: Being an Artist

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Previews of ART2112

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ART21

TRAILER: Season 8 of Art in the Twenty-First Century (2016)

Trailer for Season 8 of the Peabody Award-winning series, Art in the Twenty-First Century.

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TRAILER: Season 8 of Art in the Twenty-First Century (2016)

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ART21

Preview: "Fiction" from ART21 Season 7

Premieres Friday, November 14 at 10:00 p.m. ET. Check your local listings.

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Preview: "Fiction" from ART21 Season 7

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ART21

Preview: "Legacy" from ART21 Season 7

Premieres Friday, November 7 at 10:00 p.m. ET. Check your local listings.

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Preview: "Legacy" from ART21 Season 7

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ART21

Preview: "Secrets" from ART21 Season 7

Premieres Friday, October 31 at 10:00 p.m. ET. Check your local listings.

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Preview: "Secrets" from ART21 Season 7

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