Video — 1 videodisc (240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; stereo. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; region 1.
Change: Catherine Opie, El Anatsui, Ai Weiwei
Boundaries: David Altmejd, Tabaimo, assume vivid astro focus, Lynda Benglis
History: Glenn Ligon, Mary Reid Kelley, Marina Abramović
Balance: Rackstraw Downes, Robert Mangold, Sarah Sze.
Contemporary art reflects the ideas of our time, and artists are the creative role models grappling with today's most timely questions. What is the nature of reality? How do we respond to a world in flux? Why do some historical events shape the way we think today, and why have some been forgotten? Explore these ideas and many more in Season Six of Art in the Twenty-First Century. Spotlights contemporary artists at work from Nigeria to New York City, from Beijing to Brazil.