"Art making is a form of alchemy, in a way, because you are trying…to make gold from nothing. When it works very well is when you manage to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary."
How might desires and taboos shape our ability to imagine? What role does technology play in wish fulfillment? The "Art in the Twenty-First Century" documentary “Fantasy” explores these questions in the work of the artists Jeff Koons, Mary Heilmann, Florian Maier-Aichen, and Cao Fei.
Major underwriting for "Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season Five provided by: National Endowment for the Arts; Public Broadcasting Service; Agnes Gund; Bloomberg; The Nathan Cummings Foundation; The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; The Broad Art Foundation; Korea Foundation; The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation.done reading