Be among the first to see new episodes of the award-winning PBS television series, ART21, which is back now for a seventh season. These hour-long documentary films provide unique access to some of the most compelling artists of our time. The Ulrich Museum will present free screenings of the latest episodes before they air every Monday from October 20 through November 10, 2014.
Each screening will be held at 7 p.m. in room 210 of the McKnight Art Center, which is right next to the Ulrich Museum on the WSU campus.
Date: Mondays, October 20 through November 10, 2014
Time: 07:00 pm – 08:30 pm
Location: Ulrich Museum of Art/210 McKnight West
For more information: http://webs.wichita.edu/?u=ulrichmuseum&p=/NewsandEvents/Art21/
See the complete ART21 preview screening schedule below.
Monday, October 20: Art in the Twenty-First Century: Investigation
In the first episode, “Investigation,” artists use their practices as tools for personal and intellectual discovery, simultaneously documenting and producing new realities in the process. Examine the installations of Thomas Hirschorn, photography of Graciela Iturbide, and sculpture of Leonardo Drew.
Monday, October 27: Art in the Twenty-First Century: Secrets
In the second episode, “Secrets,” artists share some of the secrets that are intrinsic to their work. Learn about the paintings of Elliott Hundley, ceramic sculptures by Arlene Shechet, and documentary photography by Trevor Paglen.
Monday, November 3: Art in the Twenty-First Century: Legacy
In the third episode, “Legacy,” artists use life experiences and family heritage to explore new aesthetic terrain. Discover the sculptures of Wolfgang Laib, participatory events by Tania Bruguera, and assemblages by Abraham Cruzvillegas.
Monday, November 10: Art in the Twenty-First Century: Fiction
In the fourth and final episode, “Fiction,” artists explore the virtues of ambiguity, mix genres, and merge aesthetic disciplines to discern not simply what stories mean, but how and why they come to have meaning. Featuring sculptures by Katharina Grosse, multimedia art by Joan Jonas, and video installations by Omer Fast.