"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
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Trailer for Season 4 of the Peabody Award-winning series, "Art in the Twenty-First Century" (premiered Fall 2007 on PBS).
Featured artists include: Robert Adams, Allora & Calzadilla, Mark Bradford, Mark Dion, Jenny Holzer, Pierre Huyghe, Alfredo Jaar, An-My Lê, Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle, Judy Pfaff, Lari Pittman, Robert Ryman, Laurie Simmons, Nancy Spero, Catherine Sullivan, and Ursula von Rydingsvard.
Season 4 episodes include the themes of "Romance," "Protest," "Ecology," and "Paradox."