"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."
Trailer for Season 2 of the Peabody Award-winning series, "Art in the Twenty-First Century" (premiered Fall 2003 on PBS).
Season 2 features artists Eleanor Antin, Janine Antoni, Vija Celmins, Walton Ford, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Tim Hawkinson, Elizabeth Murray, Gabriel Orozco, Raymond Pettibon, Paul Pfeiffer, Martin Puryear, Collier Schorr, Kiki Smith, Do-Ho Suh, and Kara Walker.
Each Season 2 episode opens with an introduction created by artist Charles Atlas, featuring John Waters, Margaret Cho, Jane Alexander, and Merce Cunningham.