Art in the Twenty-First Century Borderlands tells how contemporary art can challenge preconceived notions of the U.S.-Mexico border. The program features artists who see the border as an open wound, theatrical stage, political podium, studio and contradictory landscape that features both ugliness and beauty.
The landmark tenth season of the Peabody Award-winning Art in the Twenty-First Century television series—the longest-running television series on contemporary art—features twelve artists and one collective are presented across three episodes, charting artmaking in London, Beijing, and regions around the United States-Mexico border. “Beijing” features: Guan Xiao, Liu Xiaodong, Song Dong & Yin Xiuzhen, and Xu Bing
Art in the Twenty-First Century is back with profiles of creators responding to the places they live and work, and how they engage with the world around them. This first episode visits London, where we see how British history and modern upheaval collide in the works of today's London artists.