Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Art 21

The website for the US Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) has provided this collection of over 300 video excerpts featuring painters, sculptors, installation artists and photographers, from feature length documentaries produced for their television series Art:21 - Art in the 21st Century.
Arranged alphabetically each section includes one to four short videos, a biography and slideshows of the artist at work, a survey of their work, interviews and an interactive section highlighting the artist's links. Key artists include Laurie Anderson; Louise Bourgeois; Jenny Holzer; Roni Horn; Pierre Huyghe; Sally Mann; Gabriel Orozco; Jessica Stockholder; William Wegman; and Andrea Zittel.
Link: http://www.pbs.org/art21/multimedia/
Access: Free