Hear from artists of our time in their own words. See how Josiah McElheny created the blown-glass vessels used in Endlessly Repeating Twentieth Century Modernism or watch as Kara Walker sketches her politically charged paper figures.

Ann Carlson and Mary Ellen Strom

 

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Josiah McElheny

 

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Kara Walker

 

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Jenny Holzer

 

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Doris Salcedo

 

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Fred Wilson

 

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Josiah McElheny, Kara Walker, Jenny Holzer, Doris Salcedo and Fred Wilson videos are used courtesy of Art21. Copyright Art21, Inc.

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