In a new ART21 New York Close Up film, artist Mariah Roberston experiments with photographic chemistry in her Brooklyn darkroom, leading to a striking series of colorful cameraless abstractions.
Today’s ART21 Exclusive follows artist Oliver Herring around Madison Square Park as he organizes his largest TASK Party to date.
In a new ART21 New York Close Up film, artist Abigail DeVille stalks the streets of Harlem with a trash-laden push cart, creating temporary sculptural interventions along the way.
Photographer Sally Mann reflects on the life of Virginia Franklin Carter (1894–1994), the African American woman who helped raise the artist and her two brothers.
A sneak peek at Elliott Hundley in the ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century episode, Secrets, premiering on PBS in October.
In today’s ART21 Exclusive, Kara Walker reflects on her early success and offers advice to the next generation of artists.
In a new film from the ART21 New York Close Up series, artist Marela Zacarías creates a work commissioned by the Art in Embassies program for the U.S. Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico.
An in-depth look at the painting process of Eli Sudbrack, a principal member of the artist collective assume vivid astro focus.
In a new film from ART21 New York Close Up, artist Bryan Zanisnik discusses how he draws inspiration from his family and personal history in his artwork.
New in ART21 New York Close Up, artist Louise Despont uses architectural stencils to create intricate pencil-on-paper drawings in her home and studio in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.
New in ART21 New York Close Up, artist Abigail DeVille constructs the set for a premiere performance of Adrienne Kennedy’s play “She Talks to Beethoven” (1989) at the JACK arts center in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn.
In today’s Exclusive Eli Sudbrack and Christophe Hamaide-Pierson, principal members of the artist collective assume vivid astro focus, discuss their first paintings on canvas.
An in-depth look at the creation of Kara Walker’s monumental public project, A Subtlety or the Marvelous Sugar Baby (2014), at the Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn, NY.
In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2011, photographer Catherine Opie visits her hometown of Sandusky, Ohio.
New in New York Close Up, artist Jacolby Satterwhite works to finish his latest animation, “Reifying Desire 6″ (2014), in time for the 2014 Whitney Biennial.
New York Close Up Co-Producer Wesley Miller to discuss the art market at the Queens Museum.
In today’s Exclusive Glenn Ligon discusses inspiring texts and cultural events, such as the writings of James Baldwin and the Million Man March.
Mika Tajima gets a solo show in New York, five Art21 artists exhibit at the Studio Museum in Harlem, Richard Tuttle explains how artists are like clouds, and more.
In today’s Exclusive, artist Gabriel Orozco conducts what he calls a “Mirror Crit,” during which he presents a student’s artwork as if it is his own.
New in New York Close Up, artist Shana Moulton and composer Nick Hallett collaborate on the opera Whispering Pines 10—rehearsing and performing at the New Museum as part of the Rhizome “New Silent” series.
Today’s Exclusive video—the 200th episode in this Art21 series—provides viewers with an intimate look at Spanish Lessons (2013), a project by Gabriel Orozco that took place at Marian Goodman Gallery in New York.
A look back at Lynda Benglis, Ai Weiwei, Margaret Kilgallen, and other Art21 artists in this third Exclusive playlist.
In today’s Exclusive playlist—the second part of a three-part series—a conservationist, a musician, an educator, and others share their favorite Exclusive episodes.
In this first part of a three-part series, art world colleagues and friends share their favorite Exclusive episodes to date.
Exclusive> producer Ian Forster announces Art21’s 200th Exclusive episode, coming this Friday.
In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2013, artist Janine Antoni and choreographer Stephen Petronio discuss their collaborative process.
“Armory Focus: China” curator Philip Tinari discusses his selections for this year’s edition at the The Armory Show, including the work of artist Xu Zhen.
“Armory Focus: China” curator Philip Tinari discusses artists Ai Weiwei, Cao Fei, and Cai Guo-Qiang.
New in New York Close Up, artist Josephine Halvorson guides an undergraduate painting class in a group critique at Cooper Union in Manhattan.
In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2013, Ellen Gallagher discusses the paper cutouts that she’s embedded into paintings throughout her career.
In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2004, Fred Wilson discusses how beauty and ugliness together create meaning.
New in New York Close Up, artist Mary Mattingly constructs and occupies “Triple Island” (2013), an outdoor sculpture overlooking the East River.
In today’s Exclusive video, filmed in 2013, Janine Antoni discusses her milagros-inspired sculptures.
In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2013, Tim Hawkinson gives a tour of his sculpture exhibition at Pace Gallery in New York City.
In today’s Exclusive, filmed in August 2000, Bruce Nauman discusses his 1994 video Poke in the Eye/Nose/Ear.
New in New York Close Up, artist Liz Magic Laser directs a group of actors performing theatrical scenes in public locations throughout New York City.
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