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"Art can be a kind of therapeutic, or kind of a fantasy life, or wish fulfillment…or creating this alternate universe. Art gives me the freedom to do that."
—Raymond Pettibon

Raymond Pettibon is our current 100 Artists featured artist. Seen here is the artist at work from his Hermosa Beach, California studio in 2003, as featured in the Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 2 episode, Humor (2003).

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IMAGES: Production stills from the Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 2 episode, Humor, 2003. © Art21, Inc. 2003.

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