"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
PREVIEW: Paul Pfeiffer in Season 2 of "Art in the Twenty-First Century" (2003)
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Paul Pfeiffer's groundbreaking work in video, sculpture, and photography uses recent computer technologies to dissect the role that mass media plays in shaping consciousness. Pfeiffer's intimate and idealized video works are often presented on small LCD screens and loop infinitely—meditations on faith, desire, and a contemporary culture obsessed with celebrity.
Paul Pfeiffer is featured in the Season 2 episode "Time" of the Art21 series "Art in the Twenty-First Century".