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While sprawling Los Angeles has world-class museums and art schools, artists working in the shadow of the entertainment industry are more "under the radar,"...
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09/23/2016
In small and tightly-knit Vancouver, artists reframe the world through a series of sophisticated illusions. By recreating historical moments, staging photos of vernacular...
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09/23/2016
In this preview from the Los Angeles episode of Season 8 of Art in the Twenty-First Century, artist Diana Thater considers her motivations for creating. “I think all...
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09/23/2016
Brian Jungen (b.1970, Fort St. John, BC, Canada) draws from his family’s ranching and hunting background, as well as his Dane-zaa heritage, when disassembling and...
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09/23/2016
Diana Thater makes video installations that poetically grapple with threats to the natural world. She is filmed preparing for her monumental exhibition, The Sympathetic...
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09/23/2016
Edgar Arceneaux investigates historical patterns through drawings, installations, and multimedia events, such as the reenactment of Ben Vereen’s tragically...
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09/23/2016
Attentive to the accidental encounters that can inspire an image, photographer Jeff Wall (b.1946, Vancouver, BC, Canada) recreates flashes of inspiration by building sets and...
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09/23/2016
Liz Larner experiments with abstract sculptural forms in a dizzying array of materials, including polychromatic ceramics that evoke the tectonic geologic shifts of the...
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09/23/2016
Liz Magor makes uncannily realistic casts of humble objects—gloves, cardboard boxes, cigarettes—that speak to mortality and local histories.
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09/23/2016
Through complex video installations, photos, theatrical productions, and virtual reality simulations, Stan Douglas (b.1960, Vancouver, BC, Canada) reenacts historical moments...
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09/23/2016
Tala Madani skewers stereotypes in her sharply satirical paintings that evoke clashes of culture: men and women, the rational and the absurd, Western and non-Western.
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09/23/2016
Preview for the episode "Vancouver" from Season 8 of ART21 "Art in the Twenty-First Century" (2016), featuring artists Stan Douglas, Brian Jungen, Liz...
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09/22/2016
Preview for the episode "Los Angeles" from Season 8 of ART21 "Art in the Twenty-First Century" (2016), featuring artists Edgar Arceneaux, Liz Larner, Tala...
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09/20/2016
How does the city of Chicago inspire the artists who live there? How is the architecture, history, and character of the city interpreted and reflected in the work of Chicago-...
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09/16/2016
In this episode, artists exit their homes and studios to use the growing megalopolis as their canvas. The artists present everyday materials as artworks, mine recognizable...
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09/16/2016
In this preview from the Chicago episode of Season 8 of Art in the Twenty-First Century, artist Nick Cave contemplates the space from which he creates his work. “This...
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09/16/2016
Barbara Kasten makes photographs and video projections in her studio that evoke an experience of movement through modernist architecture.
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09/16/2016
Chris Ware, known for his “New Yorker” magazine covers, is hailed as a master of the comic art form. Ware’s complex graphic novels, which tell stories about...
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09/16/2016
Damián Ortega uses objects from his everyday life—Volkswagen Beetle cars, Day of the Dead posters, locally sourced corn tortillas—to make spectacular sculptures,...
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09/16/2016
Minerva Cuevas is a conceptual and socially-engaged artist who creates sculptural installations and paintings in response to politically charged events such as the tension...
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09/16/2016
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