“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 don’t do something for the community, I do something, I hope, for art and the understanding of art – my goal is this.” —Thomas Hirschhorn Today’s ART21 Exclusive features the …
“What can I say about Mondrian, he’s just the man. As far as the grid and composition, obviously I’m working off of him and standing on the shoulders of giants.” …
“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 …
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.
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.
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.
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.
In today’s Exclusive video, filmed in 2013, Janine Antoni discusses her milagros-inspired sculptures.
Ursula von Rydingsvard discusses her large-scale sculpture Ona, which is permanently installed outside of Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
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