Art21′s Webby-nominated documentary series on art and life in New York City returns with new artists and films premiering online June 1st and continuing throughout Summer 2012.

Introducing the artists: Diana Al-Hadid, Alejandro Almanza Pereda, David Brooks, Josephine Halvorson, Liz Magic Laser, Eddie Martinez, Mika Rottenberg, and Erin Shirreff

Welcoming back the artists: Lucas Blalock, Martha Colburn, Keltie Ferris, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Tommy Hartung, Rashid Johnson, Kalup Linzy, Shana Moulton, Mariah Robertson, and Mika Tajima.

Learn more about the project at:
art21.org/newyorkcloseup

Art21 is a nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging audiences with contemporary visual art, inspiring creative thinking, and educating a new generation about artists working today. Art21 is the producer of the Peabody award-winning PBS series, "Art in the Twenty-First Century," and the Peabody award-winning film, "William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible" (2010).

MUSIC: A live recording of the phenomenal one-man band Zack Orion (New York, 05.04.12)
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facebook.com/zackorion

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