“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.”
Click here to watch Episode 1: Chicago (Premiered on PBS on Fri, Sept. 16 at 9 p.m.)
Chicago is a city rooted in industry and towering architecture, and artists in Chicago are disrupting urban experience through experimentation.