"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."
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From the series
Trailer for Season 5 of the Peabody Award-winning series, "Art in the Twenty-First Century" (premiered Fall 2009 on PBS).
Featured artists include: John Baldessari, Cao Fei, Mary Heilmann, William Kentridge, Kimsooja, Jeff Koons, Florian Maier-Aichen, Paul McCarthy, Allan McCollum, Julie Mehretu, Doris Salcedo, Cindy Sherman, Yinka Shonibare MBE, and Carrie Mae Weems.