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ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY: London

John Akomfrah, artist, filmmaker, writer and a founding member of the influential Black Audio Film Collective, pictured at the Tate Britain, London, England. Production still from the Art21 television series ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY Season 10, 2020.
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John Akomfrah, artist, filmmaker, writer and a founding member of the influential Black Audio Film Collective, pictured at the Tate Britain, London, England. Production still from the Art21 television series ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY Season 10, 2020.

Stream now or tune in Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV

On this episode, see how British history and modern upheaval collide in the works of today's London artists. Their art rethinks the past, subverts tradition, and is as layered, diverse and dynamic as the centuries-old city in which these artists live.

Featured on the "London" episode:

JOHN AKOMFRAH

PHYLLIDA BARLOW

Christian Marclay working at Coriander Studio. Production still from the Art21 television series ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY Season 10, 2020.
Courtesy of © Art21, Inc. 2020
Christian Marclay working at Coriander Studio. Production still from the Art21 television series ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY Season 10, 2020.

ANISH KAPOOR

Anish Kapoor in his London studio. Production still from the Art21 television seriesART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY Season 10, 2020.
Courtesy of © Art21, Inc. 2020
Anish Kapoor in his London studio. Production still from the Art21 television seriesART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY Season 10, 2020.

CHRISTIAN MARCLAY

Christian Marclay working at Coriander Studio. Production still from the Art21 television series ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY Season 10, 2020.
Courtesy of © Art21, Inc. 2020
Christian Marclay working at Coriander Studio. Production still from the Art21 television series ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY Season 10, 2020.

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About Season 10:

Meet 12 artists and one artist collective behind some of the most significant artwork of the 21st century. These creators respond to the places they live and work, and show unabashed engagement with the world around them. Visit https://art21.org

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