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Eli Sudbrack Learns to Paint

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Eli Sudbrack Learns to Paint

An in-depth look at the painting process of Eli Sudbrack, a principal member of the artist collective assume vivid astro focus.

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assume vivid astro focus on the pleasure of painting

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assume vivid astro focus on the pleasure of painting

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.

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The Making of Kara Walker’s Sugar Sphinx

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The Making of Kara Walker’s Sugar Sphinx

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.

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Catherine Opie Visits Her Hometown

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Catherine Opie Visits Her Hometown

In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2011, photographer Catherine Opie visits her hometown of Sandusky, Ohio.

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Glenn Ligon: Layers of Meaning

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Glenn Ligon: Layers of Meaning

In today’s Exclusive Glenn Ligon discusses inspiring texts and cultural events, such as the writings of James Baldwin and the Million Man March.

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Gabriel Orozco Critiques Crits

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Gabriel Orozco Critiques Crits

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.

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Gabriel Orozco Teaches Spanish

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Gabriel Orozco Teaches Spanish

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.

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“Exclusive” Curated (Part 3 of 3)

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“Exclusive” Curated (Part 3 of 3)

A look back at Lynda Benglis, Ai Weiwei, Margaret Kilgallen, and other Art21 artists in this third Exclusive playlist.

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“Exclusive” Curated (Part 2 of 3)

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“Exclusive” Curated (Part 2 of 3)

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.

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“Exclusive” Curated (Part 1 of 3)

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“Exclusive” Curated (Part 1 of 3)

In this first part of a three-part series, art world colleagues and friends share their favorite Exclusive episodes to date.

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Exclusive: 200 Episodes Later

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Exclusive: 200 Episodes Later

Exclusive> producer Ian Forster announces Art21’s 200th Exclusive episode, coming this Friday.

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Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio Blur Lines

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Janine Antoni and Stephen Petronio Blur Lines

In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2013, artist Janine Antoni and choreographer Stephen Petronio discuss their collaborative process.

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Ellen Gallagher Cuts Things Up

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Ellen Gallagher Cuts Things Up

In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2013, Ellen Gallagher discusses the paper cutouts that she’s embedded into paintings throughout her career.

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Fred Wilson Talks Beauty and Ugliness

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Fred Wilson Talks Beauty and Ugliness

In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2004, Fred Wilson discusses how beauty and ugliness together create meaning.

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Janine Antoni Finds Healing in Art Making

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Janine Antoni Finds Healing in Art Making

In today’s Exclusive video, filmed in 2013, Janine Antoni discusses her milagros-inspired sculptures.

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Tim Hawkinson Keeps Art in the Family

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Tim Hawkinson Keeps Art in the Family

In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2013, Tim Hawkinson gives a tour of his sculpture exhibition at Pace Gallery in New York City.

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Bruce Nauman Slows Down Time

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Bruce Nauman Slows Down Time

In today’s Exclusive, filmed in August 2000, Bruce Nauman discusses his 1994 video Poke in the Eye/Nose/Ear.

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Marina Abramović Learns to Sing

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Marina Abramović Learns to Sing

“I really love listening to people sing and I was always jealous of that kind of talent…to open your heart and sing your soul out.” —Marina Abramović In today’s Exclusive, …

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Ursula von Rydingsvard Finds Courage in Color

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Ursula von Rydingsvard Finds Courage in Color

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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Kiki Smith Does Her Homework

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Kiki Smith Does Her Homework

“I’m good at doing what I can do in my own power, out of my own physicality, and then like a little extension out from that…” —Kiki Smith Filmed in …

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Trenton Doyle Hancock Busts Out

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Trenton Doyle Hancock Busts Out

Trenton Doyle Hancock discusses his large-scale collage The Former and the Ladder or Ascension and a Cinchin’.

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David Altmejd’s Heads

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David Altmejd’s Heads

In this Exclusive David Altmejd discusses his head sculptures, saying “Some sculptors make drawings, I make heads.”

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Teaching Bruce Nauman

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Teaching Bruce Nauman

Bruce Nauman discusses two teachers who influenced his approach to horseback riding and art making: master horse trainer Ray Hunt and painter Wayne Thiebaud.

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Science Fiction in Ellen Gallagher’s “Osedax”

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Science Fiction in Ellen Gallagher’s “Osedax”

In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2013, artist Ellen Gallagher discusses her large-scale, collaborative installation “Osedax” (2010).

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Rackstraw Downes Paints West Texas

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Rackstraw Downes Paints West Texas

In today’s “Exclusive,” artist Rackstraw Downes discusses his interest in altered landscapes.

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Barry McGee Shares His Retrospective with Others

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Barry McGee Shares His Retrospective with Others

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.

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Kiki Smith’s Printmaking Process

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Kiki Smith’s Printmaking Process

Today’s “Exclusive” artist Kiki Smith discusses the challenges and pleasures of printmaking.

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Maya Lin Examines Disappearing Bodies of Water

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Maya Lin Examines Disappearing Bodies of Water

In today’s “Exclusive,” filmed in late 2012, Maya Lin discusses her marble sculpture series, “Disappearing Bodies of Water.”

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Exclusive | Bruce Nauman’s Studio Routine

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Exclusive | Bruce Nauman’s Studio Routine

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.

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Exclusive | Trenton Doyle Hancock, Ten Years Later

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Exclusive | Trenton Doyle Hancock, Ten Years Later

In Art21’s latest “Exclusive,” artist Trenton Doyle Hancock talks about life changes and how his work has evolved.

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Exclusive | Robert Mangold and Sol LeWitt, Security Guards at MoMA

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Exclusive | Robert Mangold and Sol LeWitt, Security Guards at MoMA

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.

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James Turrell Revisits “Second Meeting”

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James Turrell Revisits “Second Meeting”

“When sitting inside Second Meeting you’re not only looking at the sky—you’re also observing how your eyes and mind perceive color.”

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Maya Lin reflects on New York’s ecological past and Hurricane Sandy

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Maya Lin reflects on New York’s ecological past and Hurricane Sandy

A new “Exclusive” film featuring Maya Lin and her latest exhibition at Pace Gallery.

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Exclusive | Ann Hamilton: “the event of a thread”

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Exclusive | Ann Hamilton: “the event of a thread”

Art21’s Associate Producer sheds light on the paper bags scattered throughout Ann Hamilton’s Park Avenue Armory installation “the event of a thread.”

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Exclusive | Barry McGee: Tagging

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Exclusive | Barry McGee: Tagging

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.

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Exclusive | Elizabeth Murray: “Bop”

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Exclusive | Elizabeth Murray: “Bop”

Filmed in 2002, this new Exclusive shows the late artist Elizabeth Murray in her Manhattan studio working on the large-scale painting “Bop.”