All New Season 8 of 'Art in the Twenty-First Century'


Art in the Twenty-First Century provides unparalleled access to the most innovative artists of our time, revealing how artists engage the culture around them and how art allows viewers to see the world in new ways. For the first time in the show’s history, the episodes are not organized around an artistic theme. Instead the 16-featured artists are grouped by their unique and revealing relationships to the places where they live: Chicago, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and Vancouver.  Featured artists include: Natalia Almada, Edgar Arceneaux, Nick Cave, Minerva Cuevas, Stan Douglas, Theaster Gates, Brian Jungen, Barbara Kasten, Liz Larner, Liz Magor, Tala Madani, Damian Ortega, Pedro Reyes, Diana Thater, Jeff Wall, and Chris Ware. Hosted by actress Claire Danes.

Art21 Chicago airs Friday, September 16, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Art21 Mexico City airs Friday, September 16, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Art21 Los Angeles airs Friday, September 23, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Art21 Vancouver airs Friday, September 23, 2016 at 10:00 pm


In celebration of the artists who come to our region to learn how to manipulate new mediums and expand on their work, here’s a short segment of Yuka Otani, whose work at The Corning Museum of Glass, reflects on the ways the arts can have many manifestations in our daily lives.


Photo Credit: Courtesy of Kelly Taub

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