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Traditionally modern art has been organized, separated and discussed in great length by time period and movement. We wouldn't be doing that. These videos will instead look at art by theme. Places & Spaces. Art & Identity. Transforming Everyday Objects. And Art & Society. These themes in an attempt to bridge the gap between modern art & you. I think that modern art can meet you where you are and allows you to work with what you already know. It says, interestingly, as much about you or me as it does about the artist himself. There's going to be pictures, there's going to be these people, there's love, there's death, there's this guy, there's this thing, there's a chainsaw. This is why this museum, this is why this subject is so rich because there's such diversity in it. If you find a foothold and get started, you're never going to finish. It's going to be another way to look at modern art. Suddenly, it opens up a greater dialogue about connections not only between works of art but to things we already know. It just gives you another entry point to really engage with the art that you're seeing.