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See video EPISODE: "Stories" The artists profiled in “Stories” tell tales—autobiographical, fictional, satirical, or fantastical—through architecture, literature, mythology,... 0:00 09/09/2003
See video EPISODE: "Loss & Desire" Thoughts and responses to themes of “Loss & Desire” surface in many areas of our lives, from the philosophical to the emotional. In this episode... 0:00 09/17/2003
See video EPISODE: "Time" “Time” is always present in our interaction with works of art, whether we sit to contemplate a painting, stroll past a sculpture, or watch a video... 0:00 09/17/2003
See video EPISODE: "Humor" The four artists profiled in “Humor” have been influenced by the history of humor and comedy, including vaudeville, cartoons, and comic books. The... 0:00 10/01/2003
See video Opening to "Stories" by Charles Atlas with John Waters Created by Charles Atlas, the opening for "Stories" is a gloss on the classic “Masterpiece Theater” host introduction. Filmmaker John Waters greets... 0:00 09/09/2003
See video SEGMENT: Kara Walker in "Stories" "The illusion is that most of my work is simply about past events, a point in history and nothing else," says Kara Walker about her subversive use of... 0:00 09/09/2003
See video SEGMENT: Kiki Smith in "Stories" "Basically, I think art is just a way to think," remarks Kiki Smith, "it’s like standing in the wind and letting it pull you in whatever direction it... 0:00 09/09/2003
See video SEGMENT: Do Ho Suh in "Stories" Do Ho Suh is filmed painting outside his childhood home. "Once my fortune teller told me that I have five horses and that means that I travel a lot... 0:00 09/09/2003
See video SEGMENT: Trenton Doyle Hancock in "Stories" "In my work I feel I’m finally being able to bring together the worlds of comic book narratives and the history of abstraction," comments Trenton... 0:00 09/09/2003
See video Opening to "Loss & Desire" by Charles Atlas with Jane Alexander Created by Charles Atlas, the opening for "Loss & Desire" begins with four-time Oscar-nominated actress Jane Alexander seated before a mirror in... 0:00 09/10/2003
See video SEGMENT: Collier Schorr in "Loss & Desire" "Gender, religion, nationality—they’re all sort of things that are in flux in my work," comments Collier Schorr, pointing out the ambiguity that is... 0:00 09/10/2003
See video SEGMENT: Gabriel Orozco in "Loss & Desire" "I don’t have a studio, so I don’t have a specific place of production," remarks Gabriel Orozco. "What happens when you don’t have a studio is that... 0:00 09/10/2003
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