"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
What role do intuition, emotion, fantasy, and escapism play in contemporary art? The "Art in the Twenty-First Century" documentary “Romance” explores these questions in the work of the artists Pierre Huyghe, Judy Pfaff, Lari Pittman, and Laurie Simmons.
Major underwriting for "Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season Four provided by: National Endowment for the Arts; Public Broadcasting Service; Agnes Gund and Daniel Shapiro; Nathan Cummings Foundation; Bloomberg; The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation; Bagley Wright Fund; W.L.S. Spencer Foundation.
Lead education sponsor for "Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season Four: JPMorgan Chase