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David Altmejd | Art21 on YouTube

March 26th, 2024

For the first time, Season 6 of Art21’s “Art in the Twenty-First Century” series is available in full, for free, on YouTube. This season features the captivating “Boundaries” episode, highlighting the visionary work of David Altmejd, including some of his iconic pieces exhibited in 2011 at The Brant Foundation Art Study Center in Greenwich, CT.

“Boundaries” premiered in April 2012 on PBS.

In his studio in New York City, French Canadian artist David Altmejd constructs The Vessel (2011) and The Swarm (2011), massive Plexiglass and plaster sculptures that Altmejd describes as “laboratories” within which he can experiment with different materials and ideas, contrasting images of menace with sensual tenderness.

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