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See video EPISODE: "Compassion" This episode features three artists — William Kentridge, Doris Salcedo, and Carrie Mae Weems — whose works explore conscience and the possibility of... 0:00 10/07/2009
See video EPISODE: "Fantasy" This episode presents artists whose works defy convention and transport us to unreal worlds and altered states of consciousness. With works at times... 0:00 10/14/2009
See video EPISODE: "Transformation" Whether observing and satirizing society or reinventing icons of literature, art history, and popular culture, these artists inhabit the characters... 0:00 10/21/2009
See video EPISODE: "Systems" Whether through acts of appropriation, repetition, or accumulation, the artists in this episode realize projects both vast in scope and beyond... 0:00 10/28/2009
See video SEGMENT: William Kentridge in "Compassion" William Kentridge asks “how does one find a way of not necessarily illustrating the society that one lives in, but allowing what happens there to be... 0:00 10/07/2009
See video SEGMENT: Carrie Mae Weems in "Compassion" “Narrative and storytelling is in the blood,” declares Carrie Mae Weems. 0:00 10/07/2009
See video SEGMENT: Doris Salcedo in "Compassion" “I am a Third World artist,” says Doris Salcedo, “from that perspective—from the perspective of the victim, from the perspective of the defeated... 0:00 10/07/2009
See video SEGMENT: Jeff Koons in "Fantasy" “Art should be something really powerful,” says Jeff Koons, “but at the same time, there’s morality that comes along with that.” The segment begins... 0:00 10/14/2009
See video SEGMENT: Mary Heilmann in "Fantasy" “Every piece of abstract art that I make has a back story,” says Mary Heilmann, who relays youthful fantasies of wanting to be a Catholic martyr, her... 0:00 10/14/2009
See video SEGMENT: Florian Maier-Aichen in "Fantasy" “Photography used to be like alchemy back in the nineteenth century,” says Florian Maier-Aichen, who uses the computer to introduce imperfections and... 0:00 10/14/2009
See video SEGMENT: Cao Fei in "Fantasy" “Dear ladies and gentleman, I’m China Tracy—the avatar of Cao Fei—and I’m her interpreter.” Cao Fei’s digital Second Life alter ego acts as the... 0:00 10/14/2009
See video SEGMENT: Yinka Shonibare MBE in "Transformation" “My work, all along, has been a critique of Empire,” says Yinka Shonibare MBE, adopting the honorific title of Member of the Order of the British... 0:00 10/21/2009
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