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Booked

Flickering Memoirs and Surveys: An Interview with Bill Burns

Booked

Flickering Memoirs and Surveys: An Interview with Bill Burns

Caroline Picard interviews artist Bill Burns about his new book, “Hans Ulrich Obrist Hear Us,” both a memoir and an artistic survey that questions notions of cultural capital.

Deep Focus: Inside Art21 Films

Directing Season 8’s Vancouver: An Interview with Pamela Mason Wagner

Deep Focus: Inside Art21 Films

Directing Season 8’s Vancouver: An Interview with Pamela Mason Wagner

In this interview with Pamela Mason Wagner, the director of the “Vancouver” hour shares what it was like to film contemporary artists for Season 8 of “Art in the Twenty-First Century.”

“Triumphs and Laments: A Procession Across Time”—An Interview with William Kentridge

“Triumphs and Laments: A Procession Across Time”—An Interview with William Kentridge

Artist William Kentridge discusses the inspiration behind his 500-meter-long frieze along the banks of the Tiber River, “Triumphs and Laments.”

Educator Spotlight

Art21 Educator Spotlight: Jack Watson

Educator Spotlight

Art21 Educator Spotlight: Jack Watson

An interview with Art21 Educator Jack Watson on how incorporating contemporary art practices in his classroom has expanded and informed his teaching.

Art21 Artist to Artist

Change from Within: Kerry James Marshall Corrects the Canon

Art21 Artist to Artist

Change from Within: Kerry James Marshall Corrects the Canon

In this previously unpublished interview, artist Kerry James Marshall discusses his strategy for centralizing the Black figure in contemporary art.

The Implication of the Barragán Archive: An Interview with Daniel Garza-Usabiaga, Part II

The Implication of the Barragán Archive: An Interview with Daniel Garza-Usabiaga, Part II

Scholar and curator Daniel Garza-Usabiaga continues his discussion of archival practice in Mexico City, examining the implications of Jill Magid’s “The Proposal” that have remained beyond the scope of public discussion.

The Implication of the Barragán Archive: An Interview with Daniel Garza-Usabiaga, Part I

The Implication of the Barragán Archive: An Interview with Daniel Garza-Usabiaga, Part I

Scholar and curator Daniel Garza-Usabiaga discusses archival practice in Mexico City, and the complexities of demanding the repatriation of an archive that was legally sold.

Filmmaking and Todo lo demás: An Interview with Natalia Almada

Filmmaking and Todo lo demás: An Interview with Natalia Almada

Season 8 artist Natalia Almada discusses filmmaking as a woman in Mexico and her latest project “Todo lo demás,” with “Mexico City” director Deborah Dickson in a new interview.

Unearthing Place: An Interview with Teresita Fernández

Unearthing Place: An Interview with Teresita Fernández

In an extended interview with Teresita Fernández, the artist discusses her work’s relationship to notions of landscape and place.

Deep Focus: Inside Art21 Films

Directing Los Angeles and Mexico City: An Interview with Deborah Dickson

Deep Focus: Inside Art21 Films

Directing Los Angeles and Mexico City: An Interview with Deborah Dickson

Executive Producer Eve Moros Ortega interviews the director of the “Los Angeles” and “Mexico City” hours in “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 8, three-time Academy Award nominee Deborah Dickson.

Deep Focus: Inside Art21 Films

What Do Cities Sound Like? An Interview with Season 8 Composer Joel Pickard

Deep Focus: Inside Art21 Films

What Do Cities Sound Like? An Interview with Season 8 Composer Joel Pickard

Composer Joel Pickard speaks with Executive Producer Eve Moros Ortega about writing the music for Season 8 of “Art in the Twenty-First Century.”

Deep Focus: Inside Art21 Films

Directing Season 8’s Chicago: An Interview with Stanley Nelson

Deep Focus: Inside Art21 Films

Directing Season 8’s Chicago: An Interview with Stanley Nelson

Executive Producer Eve Moros Ortega sits down with Stanley Nelson, award-winning director of the “Chicago” hour in the upcoming season of “Art in the Twenty-First Century.”

Fame and Feminism: An Interview with Kate Durbin

Fame and Feminism: An Interview with Kate Durbin

With a merciless girliness, feminist performance artist Kate Durbin gently bridges the gap between exposed and hidden parts.

Word is a Virus

Language, Time, & A Logo for America: An Interview with Alfredo Jaar

Word is a Virus

Language, Time, & A Logo for America: An Interview with Alfredo Jaar

Season 4 artist Alfredo Jaar discusses the latest installation of “A Logo for America,” coming this summer to London’s Piccadilly Circus.

Booked

Life Among Other Men: An Interview with Black Deutschland ’s Darryl Pinckney

Booked

Life Among Other Men: An Interview with Black Deutschland ’s Darryl Pinckney

In this extended interview, author Darryl Pinckney discusses characters caught between conflicting identities and locales in his latest novel “Black Deutschland.”

Inside the Artist's Studio

Remapping the City: An Interview with Dave Kennedy

Inside the Artist's Studio

Remapping the City: An Interview with Dave Kennedy

Seattle artist Dave Kennedy shares the motivations behind his photographic collages that investigate perceptions of urban spaces.

Educator Spotlight

Art21 Educator Spotlight: Shannah Burton

Educator Spotlight

Art21 Educator Spotlight: Shannah Burton

An interview with Art21 Educator Shannah Burton, on how the integration of Art21 materials in her classroom has expanded and informed her teaching practice.

PROGRESS BE LYK: An Interview with Shawn Huckins

PROGRESS BE LYK: An Interview with Shawn Huckins

In this interview with Denver-based artist Shawn Huckins, he reveals the motivations behind his contemplative, yet hilarious reinventions of historical paintings.

Affixing Ceremony: Four Movements for Essex | An Interview with Tiona McClodden

Affixing Ceremony: Four Movements for Essex | An Interview with Tiona McClodden

An interview with filmmaker Tiona McClodden about her digital project memorializing poet and activist Essex Hemphill.

Educator Spotlight

Art21 Educator Spotlight: Don Ball

Educator Spotlight

Art21 Educator Spotlight: Don Ball

An interview with Art21 Educator Don Ball, on how the integration of Art21 films in his classroom has expanded and transformed his teaching practice.

Center Field: Art in the Middle

The Sensation of Un-thought Thoughts: An Interview with Simone Forti

Center Field: Art in the Middle

The Sensation of Un-thought Thoughts: An Interview with Simone Forti

Caroline Picard interviews experimental dancer, choreographer, and writer Simone Forti, who recently held a two-day workshop at Northwestern University entitled “Thinking with the Body.”

“Repellent Fence / Valla Repelente”

“Repellent Fence / Valla Repelente”

Continuing their exploration of contested spaces, Postcommodity recently presented Repellent Fence / Valla Repelente, the largest bi-national land art installation ever exhibited on the US/Mexico border. The temporary, two-mile-long fence …

Confronting Crisis: An Interview with Syrian Artists Tammam Azzam, Sara Shamma & Kevork Mourad

Confronting Crisis: An Interview with Syrian Artists Tammam Azzam, Sara Shamma & Kevork Mourad

These three Syrian artists left their homes behind, and their bodies of work have been forever changed by the war that’s tearing their nation apart. In this extended interview we find answers to the question: What is life like as a refugee and artist?

Dismantling History: An Interview with Titus Kaphar

Dismantling History: An Interview with Titus Kaphar

A canvas curtain slips from its place of prestige, revealing another that’s hidden beneath. The folds of a Thomas Jefferson portrait gracefully fall, and behind it we see an African …

Alchemy of Inspiration

Alchemy of Inspiration I Baryshnikov in Conversation: “Art I’ve Lived With”

Alchemy of Inspiration

Alchemy of Inspiration I Baryshnikov in Conversation: “Art I’ve Lived With”

Jessica Lott talks to famed dancer/choreographer Mikhail Baryshnikov about his art collection, on view now in the exhibition “The Art I’ve Lived With” at ABA Gallery in Manhattan.

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Preservation, Perfection, and Patina: Jeff Jamieson Discusses the Fabrication of Donald Judd’s Wood Furniture

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Preservation, Perfection, and Patina: Jeff Jamieson Discusses the Fabrication of Donald Judd’s Wood Furniture

Jeff Jamieson talks about his history of making Judd Furniture with IMA conservator Richard McCoy.

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Exploring the Freedom to Re-Present Value: A Discussion with Theaster Gates

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

Exploring the Freedom to Re-Present Value: A Discussion with Theaster Gates

IMA art conservator Richard McCoy talks with artist Theaster Gates about Thornton Dial in relations to Gate’s art practice in

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Looking at LARGE SCALE; A Conversation with Jonathan Lippincott

No Preservatives: Conversations about Conservation

No Preservatives | Looking at LARGE SCALE; A Conversation with Jonathan Lippincott

IMA art conservator Richard McCoy talks with Jonathan Lippincott about his new book, “LARGE SCALE: Fabricating Sculpture in the 1960s and 1970s.”

Saltz of the Earth: An Interview

Saltz of the Earth: An Interview

One of the hot topics among young artists these days is the show Work of Art on Bravo. Take a dozen artists mostly trained in art schools, give them really …

Andrea Zittel's Island at 100 Acres

Flash Points

The Island in 100 Acres: An Interview with Andrea Zittel

Flash Points

The Island in 100 Acres: An Interview with Andrea Zittel

Andrea Zittel talks with IMA Conservator Richard McCoy about her island project in 100 Acres: The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art and Nature Park.

Interview with the Department of Safety

Interview with the Department of Safety

The Department of Safety is an artist run center in Anacortes, Washington, a small town on an island midway between Seattle and Vancouver. Housed in the town’s former police and …

Interview: Dan Cameron on Prospect.2 New Orleans

Interview: Dan Cameron on Prospect.2 New Orleans

Before I say that Prospect.1 New Orleans was the most exciting art event to take place in the U.S. in the last decade, I should probably provide the disclaimer that …