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See video EPISODE: "Romance" How do contemporary artists respond to traditionally romantic ideals such as sentimentality, pathos, and the philosophy of art for art’s sake? This... 0:00 10/28/2007
See video EPISODE: "Ecology" This episode delves into the work of four artists who explore the relationship of nature and culture, including the submission of wilderness to... 0:00 11/11/2007
See video EPISODE: "Protest" This episode examines the ways in which contemporary artists picture and question war, express outrage, and empathize with the suffering of others.... 0:00 11/04/2007
See video EPISODE: "Paradox" The artists in this episode investigate the boundaries between abstraction and representation, fact and fiction, order and chaos. Creating... 0:00 11/18/2007
See video SEGMENT: Laurie Simmons in "Romance" Early in her career, Laurie Simmons used photography as a tool to create a still and pristine reality. Simmons explains how she was able to bring her... 0:00 10/28/2007
See video SEGMENT: Lari Pittman in "Romance" Lari Pittman was born and works in Los Angeles. His references and background which inspire his paintings and drawings include the freedom and chaos... 0:00 10/28/2007
See video SEGMENT: Judy Pfaff in "Romance" Although she started out as a painter, Judy Pfaff was drawn to materials and sculpture. As she explains, “I found when I was a painter I couldn’t... 0:00 10/28/2007
See video SEGMENT: Pierre Huyghe in "Romance" “As I start a project, I always need to create a world. Then I want to enter this world, and my walk through this world is the work,” says Pierre... 0:00 10/28/2007
See video SEGMENT: Nancy Spero in "Protest" For decades, Nancy Spero has drawn from the political to create compelling works of art that make a statement against war, the abuse of power and our... 0:00 11/04/2007
See video SEGMENT: An-My Lê in "Protest" Landscape photographer An-My Lê is fascinated by military war exercises. “I think my main goal is to try to photograph landscape in such a way so... 0:00 11/04/2007
See video SEGMENT: Alfredo Jaar in "Protest" “I strongly believe in the power of a single idea,” says Alfredo Jaar. “My imagination starts working based on research, based on a real life event,... 0:00 11/04/2007
See video SEGMENT: Jenny Holzer in "Protest" Jenny Holzer discusses the concepts behind some of her most well-known projects, including “For 7 World Trade” (2006), for which she projected text... 0:00 11/04/2007
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