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Theaster Gates: The Black Monks of Mississippi

In this video, 2010 artist Theaster Gates is joined by The Black Monks of Mississippi, an order of musicians and singers who temporarily submit themselves to ideals of musical restraint and semi-strict adherence to the blues form, which the artist believes to be the most important root in the American musical tradition.

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Sunrise

Sunset

A 30-second online art project:
Sara Ludy, Tumbleweeds

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