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PBS' Art in the 21st Century


Cindy Sherman's "Untitled 96" | Image by cindysherman.com

The

, commemorated on American cable television with the

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, expectedly earned its fair share of digital news ink (in everything from

,

,

, and the

to

magazine and

). Over on

, though, a different documentary series has quietly continued its solid exploration of contemporary art with intelligence and insight. The fifth season of

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debuted Oct. 7 with an episode titled

Compassion

, including William Kentridge, Doris Salcedo, and Carrie Me Weems. (Previous episodes available for a short time on the

). The series'

broadens the discussion, touching on art education and general topics in contemporary art. The series' entire package offers refreshingly casual considerations of art and culture.

And tonight's episode,

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, looks at three irreverently mercurial artists:

,

, and the indelible

. Don't miss.

PBS

Art in the 21st Century: Transformation airs tonight, Oct. 21, at 11

p.m.

on MPT.

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