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Art 21 - Season 8
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Host Claire Danes presents Season 8 of the acclaimed series ART 21, featuring 16 artists whose work helps us see the world in new and exciting ways For the first time in the show's history, the artists in Season 8 are grouped by the unique and revealing relationships to the…
Chicago
Part of the Series: Art 21 - Season 8
Chicago is a city rooted in industry and towering architecture, and artists like Nick Cave, Theaster Gates, Barbara Kasten, and Chris Ware are disrupting that urban experience through experimentation.
Los Angeles
Part of the Series: Art 21 - Season 8
While sprawling Los Angeles has world-class museums and art schools, artists like Diana Thater, Liz Larner, Tala Madani, and Edgar Arceneaux work in the shadow of the entertainment industry "under the radar," affording them the space and time to imagine.
Vancouver
Part of the Series: Art 21 - Season 8
In the small and tightly-knit city of Vancouver, artists reframe the world through a series of sophisticated illusions. Artists Liz Mago, Stan Douglas, Brian Jungen, and Jeff Wall reveal how everyday images and moments from the past are not always as they seem.
Vasarely
This film is a rare document from the period when, in both Europe and America, Abstraction in various forms was becoming dominant, and Victor Vasarely was pioneering 'Op Art.' The film was made at the time of one of the artist's early exhibitions at the progressive Denise Rene Gallery in…
Artists
Part of the Series: Advocates of Change
They have made a difference and revolutionized the world. They come from all walks of life and from all corners of the globe. These remarkable individuals have pioneered, developed and forever improved their industry and the world in which we live. Engaging and relevant, these individuals will change the way…
Colour Theory: Series 4 - Indigenous Graffiti and Street Artists
Unearthing a variety of contemporary Indigenous Artists and their connection to their art, community, and country. Hosted by artist, activist and proclaimed show off, Richard Bell.
American Art in the 1960s
During this critical decade in American life, artists built on the styles of the 1950s. An explosion of artistic energy produced Pop Art, Minimalism, color-field painting, and hard-edged abstraction. Sculptors and painters on both coasts explored new methods and new subject matter. American Art in the Sixties examines the key…
New York - 1951
Part of the Series: Bright Lights, Brilliant Minds
Dr James Fox tells the story of New York in 1951, where the world we know today was born. This was the year when Jackson Pollock brought a new dynamism to American painting, when the dazzling jazz style known as bebop hit its stride and when Jack Kerouac defined the…
The Sixties: The Art in Question
When, in 1968, the youth of Europe - especially French youth - took to the barricades, they were protesting against ... what? Slogans were conveniently vague and motives were mixed and obscure. A quarter of a century later, little has changed politically (if change was the object); however, the art…
Pop Art: The Test of the Object
After the Second World War came the birth of the consumer society. The American way of life, with its emphasis on growth, quantity, consumption and fun, dominated western values. But underneath, many of the same old dark forces raged on: war - Berlin, Korea, Vietnam; racial unrest; the political intolerance…
Docobanksy - Graffiti in the Art World
From the streets of Bristol to the caverns of London and beyond, BanksyDoc finds the truths and explores the impact that the world's most famous graffiti artist has had on the art world, on the expression of protest and satire, and on the perception of what you can do with…