Art in the Twenty-First Century, Season 6 (2012)


"Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season Six includes 13 profiles of artists from five continents gathered into four, one-hour thematic episodes: Change, Balance, History and Boundaries. Spanning the globe from Nigeria to New York City, from Beijing to Brazil, the programs reveal the artists at work and speaking in their own words as they demonstrate the power of art to alter perception, challenge convention, and change how we see the world around us.

Major underwriting for "Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season Six provided by: The National Endowment for the Arts; Agnes Gund; Bloomberg; The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation; The Broad Art Foundation; The Japan Foundation; Toby Devan Lewis.

Featured Artists

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Online Artist Project

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