"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 3 of the Peabody Award-winning series, "Art in the Twenty-First Century" (premiered Fall 2005 on PBS).
Season 3 features artists Laylah Ali, Ida Applebroog, Cai Guo-Qiang, Ellen Gallagher, Arturo Herrera, Oliver Herring, Roni Horn, Mike Kelley, Josiah McElheny, Matthew Ritchie, Susan Rothenberg, Jessica Stockholder, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Richard Tuttle, Fred Wilson, and Krzysztof Wodiczko.
Each of the Season 3 episodes is introduced by a celebrity host who is passionate and knowledgeable about contemporary art. For Season 3, David Alan Grier, Isabella Rossellini, Sam Waterston, and Grant Hill introduce the theme at the beginning of each hour.
Each of the Season 3 episodes then closes with an original video artwork by artists Teresa Hubbard/Alexander Birchler.