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Coinciding with the Season 11 Launch, Art21 Will Launch All Previous Episodes on YouTube to Stream for Free — Colossal

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April 18, 2023

Grace Ebert

Art21, the award-winning filmmaking enterprise, is within the midst of its eleventh season, which options artists and collectives like Cannupa Hanska Luger (beforehand), Hank Willis Thomas (beforehand), and Guerilla Women. Grouped thematically in three episodes— “On a regular basis Icons,” “Our bodies of Information,” and “Pals & Strangers” —the brand new season facilities across the political panorama within the U.S. and the way, no matter the place they name house, the artists are shaping tradition via care and a extra significant consideration of what it means to be a part of a group.

“Once we started fascinated with tips on how to body this newest season of Artwork within the Twenty-First Century, we thought-about our present historic second and determined to show the lens inward and concentrate on the USA,” Tina Kukielski, the chief director and chief curator, mentioned. “On this first episode, we needed to spotlight artists who problem and query American monuments and iconography.” “On a regular basis Icons” facilities on Amy Sherald (beforehand), Rose B. Simpson, Alex Da Corte, and Daniel Lind-Ramos, who every query historic narratives, subvert aesthetic traditions, and provide new visible languages for the modern panorama.

To coincide with the launch, Art21 can be sharing all of its previous episodes without spending a dime viewing on YouTube in an effort to make the sequence extra accessible. Seasons eight, 9, and ten are presently accessible and take viewers on journies from Johannesburg to Berlin, London to Beijing, and Mexico Metropolis to Chicago to comply with artists like Zanele Muholi, Olafur Eliasson, Anish Kapoor, and Nick Cave. Different seasons are organized extra thematically, grouping artists primarily based on a standard thought reasonably than bodily location. Since debuting in 2001, Art21 has launched almost 40 episodes, providing insightful seems to be at how the artwork world, aesthetics, and cultural pursuits have developed over the last 20 years.

Episode 1 of Season 11 aired earlier this month, and the second is scheduled for June 23 on PBS. Control Art21’s YouTube for the rest of earlier seasons to be launched all year long.


Olafur Eliasson collaborates in his studio

A nonetheless from “Olafur Eliasson in Berlin”

Daniel Lind-Ramos works in his studio

A nonetheless from “Everday Icons” exhibiting Daniel Lind-Ramos



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