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Krzysztof Wodiczko: Peace

Krzysztof Wodiczko: Peace

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE Episode #121: “You cannot work towards peace being peaceful” says artist Krzysztof Wodiczko, who explains this paradoxical position in terms …

Allan McCollum: “Plaster Surrogates” & “Surrogate Paintings”

Allan McCollum: “Plaster Surrogates” & “Surrogate Paintings”

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE Episode #120: Filmed in his Brooklyn studio, Allan McCollum discusses his Surrogate Paintings (begun in 1978) and Plaster Surrogates (begun …

Carrie Mae Weems: “Roaming”

Carrie Mae Weems: “Roaming”

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE Episode #119: Carrie Mae Weems describes the impetus for her series Roaming (2006). An investigation into “the edifice of power,” …

Laylah Ali: Choreographer Dean Moss

Laylah Ali: Choreographer Dean Moss

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE Episode #118: Dancer/choreographer Dean Moss discusses his collaboration with visual artist Laylah Ali, entitled figures on a field (2005). This …

Mike Kelley: Bad Boy

Mike Kelley: Bad Boy

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE Episode #117: Mike Kelley sets the record straight about being called a “bad boy” throughout his career, describing the shifting …

Mary Heilmann: Abstract Painting

Mary Heilmann: Abstract Painting

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE Episode #116: Mary Heilmann describes a breakthrough she had of combining gestural and hard-edge abstracton in a single painting, combining …

Doris Salcedo: Istanbul

Doris Salcedo: Istanbul

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE Episode #115: Doris Salcedo discusses her installation for the Istanbul Biennial, describing how she wanted to create a “topography of …

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Kimsooja: Art & Everyday Life

Kimsooja: Art & Everyday Life

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE SUPPORT ART21: Final day! – Art21 seeks 14 donors to add to its list of 100 x 100 Exclusive campaign …

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Florian Maier-Aichen: Rejecting Tradition

Florian Maier-Aichen: Rejecting Tradition

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE SUPPORT ART21: In the next 7 days Art21 seeks 26 new donors to add to its list of 100 x …

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Jeff Koons: Art History

Jeff Koons: Art History

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE SUPPORT ART21: In the next 15 days Art21 seeks 34 new donors to add to its list of 100 x …

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On View Now

On View Now | Mind the Gap: Thoughts on Representing the Holocaust through Comics

On View Now

On View Now | Mind the Gap: Thoughts on Representing the Holocaust through Comics

The act of codification that is enshrined in the International Declaration of Human Rights has ensured that the unspeakable has been cut down to size at the very moment that …

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100 x 100 Exclusive: Donate Today!

100 x 100 Exclusive: Donate Today!

Video above: Jeff Koons: Money & Value The 100 x 100 Exclusive campaign has only 18 days left! Since last week we’ve added five new donors, leaving us 36 spaces …

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Yinka Shonibare MBE: “Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle”

Yinka Shonibare MBE: “Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle”

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE SUPPORT ART21: It seems like only yesterday that the 100 x 100 Exclusive campaign kicked off! Now with 32 days …

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Allan McCollum: “Shapes Ornaments”

Allan McCollum: “Shapes Ornaments”

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE SUPPORT ART21: With just over a month left to our campaign, Art21 wants to thank the 59 donors who have …

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Jeff Koons: Potential

Jeff Koons: Potential

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE SUPPORT ART21: With 54 donors from around the world who have pledged their support, we have just 46 spots left …

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Florian Maier-Aichen: Infrared Landscapes

Florian Maier-Aichen: Infrared Landscapes

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE SUPPORT ART21: We’ve reached the halfway point in our 100 x 100 Exclusive campaign and our online fans continue to …

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Beryl Korot: “Dachau, 1974″

Beryl Korot: “Dachau, 1974″

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: ITUNES | YOUTUBE | BLIP.TV | ARTBABBLE SUPPORT ART21: We’re approaching the halfway point in our 100 x 100 Exclusive campaign and our online fans continue to …

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Julie Mehretu: “Mural”

Julie Mehretu: “Mural”

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS SUPPORT ART21: The countdown continues…there are 64 days left to join the 100 x 100 Exclusive campaign. In 36 days we’ve received 35 …

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Susan Rothenberg: Bruce & the Studio

Susan Rothenberg: Bruce & the Studio

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS SUPPORT ART21: The countdown continues…there are 71 days left to join the 100 x 100 Exclusive campaign. In 29 days we’ve received 21 …

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Mike Kelley: “Day Is Done”

Mike Kelley: “Day Is Done”

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS SUPPORT ART21: The countdown continues…there are 78 days left to join the 100 x 100 Exclusive campaign. In 22 days we’ve received 18 …

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Beryl Korot: “Radical Software” 1970-74

Beryl Korot: “Radical Software” 1970-74

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS SUPPORT ART21: The countdown is on…there are 85 days left to join the 100 x 100 Exclusive campaign. In 15 days we’ve received …

Alfred Molina as Mark Rothko in 'Red'

Letter from London

Letter from London: Everything Must Go

Letter from London

Letter from London: Everything Must Go

John Logan’s play Red, currently playing at the Golden Theater, New York, centers around a perennial ethical conundrum many successful artists face: whether or not to “sell out” to corporate …

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Mary Heilmann: Home & Studio

Mary Heilmann: Home & Studio

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS SUPPORT ART21: The countdown is on…there are 93 days left to join the 100 x 100 Exclusive campaign. In 7 days we’ve received …

Julie Mehretu: Painting Conservator Luca Bonetti

Julie Mehretu: Painting Conservator Luca Bonetti

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS Episode #101: Luca Bonetti leads the installation of artist Julie Mehretu’s massive painting Mural (2009) at Goldman Sachs, coordinating a team of installers …

On Location: Inside Art Documentary Production

100th Exclusive & William Kentridge Exclusives, Carrie Mae Weems Uncut, the problem with talking, and screenings

On Location: Inside Art Documentary Production

100th Exclusive & William Kentridge Exclusives, Carrie Mae Weems Uncut, the problem with talking, and screenings

As usual, there’s a lot of production-related ground to cover I’d like to cover.  First, I really need to publicly acknowledge what’s hopefully no longer a private landmark, the release …

William Kentridge: Pain & Sympathy

William Kentridge: Pain & Sympathy

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS We invited viewers to choose the 100th Exclusive video and, with 43% of the vote, William Kentridge emerged triumphant! We’ll debut the four …

Susan Rothenberg: Emotions

Susan Rothenberg: Emotions

Episode #099: Filmed at her home and studio in New Mexico, artist Susan Rothenberg explains how she transforms personal experiences and feelings into works that can become an “emotional moment” …

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YOU DECIDE: Viewers Choose the 100th “Exclusive”

YOU DECIDE: Viewers Choose the 100th “Exclusive”

That’s right….we’re nearing our 100TH EPISODE of the Exclusive video series and are asking viewers — THAT’S YOU! — to decide which video (and artist) will have the distinction of …

Jeff Koons: Money & Value

Jeff Koons: Money & Value

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS Episode #098: Artist Jeff Koons discusses themes of money, desire, perfection, and moral responsibility. Filmed in his busy New York studio and surrounded …

Julie Mehretu: Studio Assistants

Julie Mehretu: Studio Assistants

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS Episode #097: Filmed in her Berlin studio, a group of Julie Mehretu’s assistants — Sarah Rentz, Damien Young, Erika Fortner and Harmony Murphy …

Jessica Stockholder | Form

Jessica Stockholder | Form

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS EXCLUSIVE: From her home in New Haven, Connecticut, Jessica Stockholder discusses the strength of form and the difficulty in articulating the meaning behind …

Paul McCarthy | Lifecasting

Paul McCarthy | Lifecasting

Surrounded by various figurative sculptures in progress in his Los Angeles studio, including an over-sized bust of President George W. Bush, artist Paul McCarthy discusses the process of casting from …

William Kentridge | “Return”

William Kentridge | “Return”

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS Shot in his Johannesburg studio in South Africa, William Kentridge reveals the process and unusual presentation of the video work Return — a …

John Baldessari | Recycling Images

John Baldessari | Recycling Images

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS While sifting through boxes of film stills in his Santa Monica studio, artist John Baldessari talks about being a pack rat and discusses …

Julie Mehretu | Workday

Julie Mehretu | Workday

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS Filmed in her Berlin studio, Julie Mehretu discusses the ups and downs of her daily studio practice. Mehretu is shown working on the …

William Kentridge | “Breathe”

William Kentridge | “Breathe”

DOWNLOAD VIA ITUNES | SUBSCRIBE VIA RSS Shot in his Johannesburg studio in South Africa, William Kentridge reveals the process behind the video work Breathe — a component of the …