I’m an American painter painting Americans. They’re everyday people doing everyday things. The tradition of portraiture has become a way to reclaim time for me, as a black figurative painter that paints black people. The work really deals with interiority and steps away from the idea of a public black self. Public blackness has been…Continue reading Amy Sherald: In the Studio
Vija Celmins: I don’t think there was ever a point where I said, “I’m gonna be, you know, an artist.” No. It seeped in. I was looking for something. I went took two paintings a day of all the objects I had in my studio. I ran through ’em like wildfire. I started going through…Continue reading Artist Interview—Vija Celmins | Met Exhibitions
This is a glimpse of a video landscape of tomorrow, when you will be able to switch to any TV station on the earth and TV Guide’s will be as fat as the Manhattan telephone book. An artist of the first rank. The George Washington of video art.
♫ Music Plays ♫ My name is Oliver Beer, and I’m an artist from England. This exhibition is called Vessel Orchestra. It’s a selection of thirty-two pieces from The Met’s collection, which I’ve organized not for their aesthetic and cultural quality, but for their acoustic quality. Every empty space—whether it be a room or a…Continue reading Artist Interview—Oliver Beer: Vessel Orchestra | Met Exhibitions