Trailer for Season 9 (2018) of the Peabody Award-winning “Art in the Twenty-First Century” television series. The season is presented in three parts and reveals the stories of twelve innovators in visual art—and, in a series first, a nonprofit art center—including: Creative Growth Art Center, Nathalie Djurberg & Hans Berg, Olafur Eliasson, David Goldblatt, Katy Grannan, Nicholas Hlobo, Hiwa K, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Zanele Muholi, Susan Philipsz, Robin Rhode, and Stephanie Syjuco.
Season 9 premieres September 21, 2018 on PBS (check local listings). Full episodes and segments can be streamed from Art21.org, PBS.org, and through PBS streaming platforms following each episode’s broadcast premiere.
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Now in its ninth season, “Art in the Twenty-First Century” is the longest-running contemporary art series anywhere, providing unprecedented access to the greatest creative minds of our time.
Continuing the thematic focus introduced in last season of the series, the new season draws upon artists’ relationships with the places in which they work: Berlin, Germany; Johannesburg, South Africa; and the San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA. Watch as eleven artists and one nonprofit art center make art, talk about it, and wrestle with complicated histories, conceptions of gender, and the implications of technology, migration, and more.