“Those moments are magical in film—when we have a pure linear motion that approaches something and reveals it—but I’m interested in the stuff that gets in the way.” — Omer …
“What have we done to deserve this? What could we have done to prevent it from happening? What can we learn?” — CNN Concatenated (2002) Today’s ART21 Exclusive features Omer Fast …
“The thing that’s unseen is sometimes way more interesting than what people want you to see.” —Arlene Shechet In the first of two new ART21 Exclusive episodes featuring Arlene Shechet, …
“The idea of sitting face to face, it’s a very intimate experience. Having a model and painting them always makes people open up.” —Aliza Nisenbaum Today’s ART21 Exclusive features Immigrant Movement …
“What’s appealing to me about collage is the fact that it’s so straightforward—that it’s a good foil to my subject.” —Elliott Hundley Today’s ART21 Exclusive features Elliott Hundley describing an …
“I wanted to develop my own language and the minute I started performing I began to invent in a different way.” —Joan Jonas Today’s ART21 Exclusive features Joan Jonas discussing her decision to …
“You could say that design has power because it actually touches people in a much more concrete way, but I think that art has more wiggle room and more flexibility.” …
Today’s ART21 Exclusive features Tania Bruguera collecting signatures as part of her project The Francis Effect.
In today’s ART21 Exclusive artist Leonardo Drew discusses the importance of travel in relationship to his artwork.
ART21’s associate curator introduces the “Revolution” issue in remembrance of his mentor, ART21 founder and revolutionary thinker Susan Sollins.
A look at the work and studio of artist Arlene Shechet, featured in Season 7 of ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century, premiering on PBS this fall.
In today’s ART21 Exclusive, Kara Walker reflects on her early success and offers advice to the next generation of artists.
Announcing a new season of ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century, premiering October 24 on PBS.
An in-depth look at the painting process of Eli Sudbrack, a principal member of the artist collective assume vivid astro focus.
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.
In today’s Exclusive Glenn Ligon discusses inspiring texts and cultural events, such as the writings of James Baldwin and the Million Man March.
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.
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.
In a new previously unpublished interview Florian Maier-Aichen discusses his beginnings as an artist, the evolution of his hybrid practice, and more.
In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2004, Fred Wilson discusses how beauty and ugliness together create meaning.
In today’s Exclusive video, filmed in 2013, Janine Antoni discusses her milagros-inspired sculptures.
Trenton Doyle Hancock discusses his large-scale collage The Former and the Ladder or Ascension and a Cinchin’.
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