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Art:21 [videorecording] : art in the twenty-first century. Season six /
curator, Susan Sollins ; series created by Susan Sollins and Susan Dowling.
imprint
[United States] : PBS Distribution, [2012]
description
1 videodisc (240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
1608836606, 9781608836604
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[United States] : PBS Distribution, [2012]
isbn
1608836606
9781608836604
standard identifier
841887016636
publisher #
ARTF660
contents note
Change : Catherine Opie, El Anatsui, Ai Weiwei -- Boundaries : David Altmejd, Tabaimo, assume vivid astro focus, Lynda Benglis -- History : Glenn Ligon, Mary Reid Kelley, Marina Abramović -- Balance : Rackstraw Downes, Robert Mangold, Sarah Sze.
credits note
Executive producer, Susan Sollins ; series producer, Eve Moros Ortega ; consulting directors, Charles Atlas, Catherine Tatge ; editors, Lizzie Donahue, Mark Sutton ; music, Peter Foley.
general note
Title from container.
performer
Featured artists: Catherine Opie, El Anatsui, Ai Weiwei, David Altmejd and others.
abstract
Contemporary art reflects the ideas of our time, and artists are the creative role models grappling with today's most timely questions. What is the nature of reality? How do we respond to a world in flux? Why do some historical events shape the way we think today, and why have some been forgotten? Explore these ideas and many more in Season Six of Art in the Twenty-First Century. Spotlights contemporary artists at work from Nigeria to New York City, from Beijing to Brazil.
language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing and audio described video; closed-captioned.
catalogue key
9967882
date/place of event
Originally broadcast by PBS.
target audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Rating: TV PG.
technical details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; stereo sound ; widescreen.
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Contemporary art reflects the ideas of our time, and artists are the creative role models grappling with today's most timely questions. What is the nature of reality? How do we respond to a world in flux? Why do some historical events shape the way we think today, and why have some been forgotten? Explore these ideas and many more in Season Six of Art in the Twenty-First Century.

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