How artists explore identity | Modern Art & Ideas

Modern art helps us understand not only the artist, but also, ourselves. This video is called Art & Identity, a theme will explore using three works. Since their marriage in 1929, Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo had been Mexico’s most well-known couple. While Diego was a painter who was famous for his large murals, Frida…

Art is Pretentious* | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

We’ve been making videos about art and sharing them on YouTube for coming on four years now, a veritable internet lifetime. Here’s what I’ve learned about art in the process. Let’s start with the bad news. Art is pretentious. I see this word again and again in comments directed at artists, at art in general,…

John Baldessari Interview: Art is Who I Am

Well my father well both my parents are immigrants and you know they want your children to be successful, which usually means making some money and and then my I wanted to be an artist even back then and My mother trying to make a compromise with my father Who thought I should just get…

Katy Grannan | Boulevard

The photograph offers a kind of unexpected intimacy and pushing a boundary. My hope is that you can empathize and maybe even recognize something in someone that you might not pay very much attention to. So will you tell a little bit about how you get to a picture like this? I wanted to meet…

Stephen Shore (Episode 8) | AT THE MUSEUM

So there’s 112 copies on the table right now. I know it looks like a lot, but… It’s better than 200. Yes, yes. So I think we’ll see how we go, how it goes. Okay. Umm So this is Liv, our intern from Publications. Hi, nice to meet you. Hi. Hi. So I think she’s…

Vik Muniz: Equivalents | ARTIST PROFILES

When you look at a picture with a certain degree of ambiguity, your perception heightens it, and you try to figure it out from all kinds of possible references. You don’t know what it is, and you are completely open to any kind of way of thinking about it. When I knew that The Museum…

LIVE Q&A with MoMA Photography Curator Sarah Meister (May 23)

Hi, I’m Sarah Meister. I’m a curator here in the Department of Photography at MoMA and we’re thrilled to be bringing you a live Q&A on MoMA’s YouTube channel. We are gonna begin here on the collection storage while people get settled. This is where we store a huge percentage of our collection. And we…

Marvin Heiferman | Seeing Through Photographs

60% or 80% of the activity that goes on in your brain is about deciphering visual data and visual input that you get. There are scientists who’ve done a tremendous amount of research on this, and it’s within 13 milliseconds that you know what a picture is of. You can look at a blurry picture…

How to Photograph Art Museums

how's it going guys I'm Josh Katz and today we're gonna photograph one of my favorite things to shoot in the entire world art museums art museums are awesome to shoot because you've got beautifully designed buildings inspirational artwork eclectic people and of course perfectly designed lighting now well then one of the most photographed…