In this Exclusive David Altmejd discusses his head sculptures, saying “Some sculptors make drawings, I make heads.”
Bruce Nauman discusses two teachers who influenced his approach to horseback riding and art making: master horse trainer Ray Hunt and painter Wayne Thiebaud.
In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2013, artist Ellen Gallagher discusses her large-scale, collaborative installation “Osedax” (2010).
In today’s “Exclusive,” artist Rackstraw Downes discusses his interest in altered landscapes.
In today’s “Exclusive,” Barry McGee discusses the work of family, friends, and street artists that he included in his retrospective exhibition at BAM/PFA.
Today’s “Exclusive” artist Kiki Smith discusses the challenges and pleasures of printmaking.
In today’s “Exclusive,” filmed in late 2012, Maya Lin discusses her marble sculpture series, “Disappearing Bodies of Water.”
In today’s “Exclusive,” filmed in 2000 at Bruce Nauman’s New Mexico studio, he explains his need to experiment with new materials and forms daily.
In Art21’s latest “Exclusive,” artist Trenton Doyle Hancock talks about life changes and how his work has evolved.
Robert Mangold on his friendship with the late Sol LeWitt and working as a security guard at the Museum of Modern Art in the 1960s.
“When sitting inside Second Meeting you’re not only looking at the sky—you’re also observing how your eyes and mind perceive color.”
A new “Exclusive” film featuring Maya Lin and her latest exhibition at Pace Gallery.
Art21’s Associate Producer sheds light on the paper bags scattered throughout Ann Hamilton’s Park Avenue Armory installation “the event of a thread.”
On the occasion of Barry McGee’s retrospective exhibition at ICA Boston, Associate Producer Ian Forster draws attention to illustrative mannequins included in the show.
Filmed in 2002, this new Exclusive shows the late artist Elizabeth Murray in her Manhattan studio working on the large-scale painting “Bop.”
Read about four extraordinary women in this post from Associate Producer Ian Forster.
In today’s Exclusive episode, Martin Puryear creates new prints at Paulson Bott Press in San Francisco, California.
A new Exclusive episode featuring El Anastui’s largest installation to date, on view along the High Line in New York City.
Art21’s Associate Producer, Ian Forster, sheds a little light on our latest Exclusive.
In a new “Exclusive” video, artist Richard Serra describes the various tools and conceptual strategies he has used throughout his career when working with lead and steel.
Filmed in early 2011, two of David Altmejd’s assistants describe the experience of working for the sculptor in his Queens, New York studio.
Our latest Exclusive video is now live! Watch Tabaimo discuss her 2007 animated video installation “dolefullhouse,” whose disparate elements suggest meaning through their interaction.
Watch video artist and painter Mary Reid Kelley discuss her work “You Make Me Iliad” (2010), which attempts to reconstitute the experience of women living during the first World War.
Our latest Exclusive video is now live! Click to watch Robert Mangold: Town & Country on Art21.org. Filmed at Robert Mangold’s upstate New York home and studio in 2011, …
Watch Art21’s latest Exclusive video, where Rackstraw Downes describes why he views the work of some long-deceased painters to be relevant to his own contemporary practice.
Our latest Exclusive video features El Anatsui discussing the role of language and symbols in his artwork.
Watch Lynda Benglis give a tour of the family home of Anand Sarabhai in Ahmedabad, India, a city she’s been visiting and working in for over 30 years.
Catherine Opie describes her intentions behind the permanent installation “Somewhere in the Middle” (2011) at Hillcrest Hospital, a branch of Cleveland Clinic, in Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
Watch Sarah Sze discuss the importance of improvisation and spontaneity during her installation process, in Art21’s latest Exclusive video.
Watch our latest Exclusive video, where El Anatsui describes the collaborative and contemplative setting where his artworks are made.
Art21’s latest Exclusive video: in one of his first on-camera interviews following his release from detention in 2011, Ai Weiwei discusses the potential for artists to express themselves online.
Watch Nancy Spero (1926-2009) discuss how collaborations with other artists activated her work in our latest Exclusive video.
Our latest Exclusive video is now live! “Judy Pfaff: Making & Feeling” features the artist discussing her emotional and creative journey while looking back on past installations.
In our latest Exclusive video, Eli Sudbrack of assume vivid astro focus discusses the motivations behind the collective’s use of masks during public events and installations.
Art21’s latest Exclusive video is now live! Watch “Glenn Ligon: Installing ‘Warm Broad Glow II'” on Art21.org.
Art21’s latest Exclusive video, “Marina Abramović: Embracing Fashion” is now live!
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