Tag Archives: documentary

Artist Introspectives

Objective Truth vs. Subjective Perception

Artist Introspectives

Objective Truth vs. Subjective Perception

Filmmaker Natalia Almada considers the subjectivity involved in the creation of both her documentary and fiction projects.

Recreating What’s Lost: Pamela Mason Wagner on Shooting Reenactments

Recreating What’s Lost: Pamela Mason Wagner on Shooting Reenactments

Producer and director Pamela Mason Wagner describes how she utilizes reenactments to fill in the missing details of historical documentaries.

New Kids on the Block

Highway to the Sun: Truth and Fiction in Maureen Drennan’s Photography

New Kids on the Block

Highway to the Sun: Truth and Fiction in Maureen Drennan’s Photography

Although documentary in nature, Maureen Drennan’s photographs take artistic license in order to convey the essence of specific people and places.

On View Now

Tomáš Rafa: New Nationalisms at MoMA PS1

On View Now

Tomáš Rafa: New Nationalisms at MoMA PS1

Slovakian artist Tomáš Rafa’s latest film documents scenes of protests throughout the Balkans and Central Europe, capturing complexities regardless of politics.

Letter from the Editor

Using Lies to Tell the Truth

Letter from the Editor

Using Lies to Tell the Truth

Co-guest editors and Art21 producers introduce the film-focused issue of Art21 Magazine, “Inspired by a True Story,” uncovering the line between truth and fiction.

This Week in Art 6.26-7.2: Richard Serra Designs 55th New York Film Festival Poster

This Week in Art 6.26-7.2: Richard Serra Designs 55th New York Film Festival Poster

A look at this week’s art news, including Richard Serra’s newly released poster for the 55th New York Film Festival, and events and exhibitions from Milwaukee to Los Angeles.

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: Springtime Edition

Staff Pick

Staff Picks: Springtime Edition

The Art21 staff presents a selection of our favorite films and exhibitions in New York.

Art21 Extended Play

Liz Magor: “Studios should be issued by the government as health-mandated items”

Art21 Extended Play

Liz Magor: “Studios should be issued by the government as health-mandated items”

In today’s Art21 “Exclusive,” Liz Magor describes her Vancouver studio as a place for pleasure as well as productivity while working on a cast sculpture of a paper bag.

Art21 Extended Play

Brian Jungen: Printing Two Perspectives

Art21 Extended Play

Brian Jungen: Printing Two Perspectives

In a new Art21 “Exclusive,” artist Brian Jungen creates two-sided prints from archival newspaper clippings, revealing the lens of otherness through which Native people are frequently viewed.

Art21 Extended Play

Do Ho Suh Memorializes His New York Apartment

Art21 Extended Play

Do Ho Suh Memorializes His New York Apartment

In a new Art21 “Exclusive,” Do Ho Suh rubs every surface in his NYC apartment with colored pencil, creating a three-dimensional drawing of the space that was his home and studio for 18 years.

Art21 Extended Play

Diana Thater’s Animal Activism

Art21 Extended Play

Diana Thater’s Animal Activism

In a new ART21 “Exclusive” episode, Diana Thater discusses her interest in improving the lives of both humans and animals through art and activism.

Flashback

Catherine Opie: Shifting Observations

Flashback

Catherine Opie: Shifting Observations

In a newly published ART21 interview from 2011, Catherine Opie discusses concepts of utopia and dystopia, the idea of America as the great democracy, and more.

Art21 New York Close Up

NYCU | Close Encounters with Josephine Halvorson

Art21 New York Close Up

NYCU | Close Encounters with Josephine Halvorson

What’s the relationship between an artist and her subject? Watch our latest NYCU film featuring artist Josephine Halvorson.

Art21 New York Close Up

NYCU | Diana Al-Hadid’s Studio Boom

Art21 New York Close Up

NYCU | Diana Al-Hadid’s Studio Boom

How do growing a business and maturing as an artist go hand in hand? Watch our latest NYCU short to find out!

Teaching with Contemporary Art

On representations of the artist at work

Teaching with Contemporary Art

On representations of the artist at work

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aX9SVg6L5vA] In the Art:21 Season 4 episode Paradox, artist Mark Bradford cites the legacy of Abstract Expressionism as an influence on his process-oriented paintings and collages. On a formal level, …