Extended Play

Art21’s digital series Extended Play (formerly Exclusive) provides an in-depth look at significant artworks and exhibitions from the artist’s unmediated perspective. Through process-revealing footage and intimate interviews, Extended Play films uncover the provocative ideas and biographical anecdotes that inspire each artist’s work.

  • New Video: Theaster Gates Archives Chicago’s South Side

    In a new film from our Extended Play digital series, artist Theaster Gates shares his fascination with collecting the collections of others, and the thinking behind his archive-based works.

  • Announcing “Summer of Shorts”

    Announcing our first-ever programming series entirely dedicated to our digital films: the Art21 Summer of Shorts. Starting today, we’re releasing ten films over the course of ten weeks, with a new film dropping every Friday from now till August.


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Theaster Gates

June 9, 2017

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Sarah Sze

April 14, 2017

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Minerva Cuevas

March 24, 2017

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Liz Magor

February 10, 2017

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Brian Jungen

December 22, 2016

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Do Ho Suh

December 9, 2016

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Pedro Reyes & Carla Fernández

November 4, 2016

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Diana Thater

October 21, 2016

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Nick Cave

October 7, 2016