Artist Nick Cave contemplates the space from which he creates his work in this preview from the "Chicago" episode of ART21's new broadcast season—premiering TONIGHT at 9pm on PBS. "This place of dreaming within my work really is the place that I find that I exist in most of the time," says the artist, "What do I need to put in place to allow you to dream?"
A look back at Kiki Smith's printmaking work at HARLAN & WEAVER from 2002, as featured in an ART21 "Exclusive" series episode (http://a21.tv/KikiSmithPrintmaking). "I really love printmaking," says the artist in this clip from the episode. "It's like a mystery and you’re trying to figure out how to rein it in."
Nick Cave discusses the experiences that force him to confront his identity as a black man—including being racially profiled by police—and how they motivate his practice in a new ART21 "Exclusive" series episode. (http://a21.tv/CaveThickSkin) "I have to put it in perspective and not lash out into rage," says the artist in this clip from the episode. "And if I do, lashing out for me is creating this. All of that becomes the impulse to create."
Happy birthday today to James Turrell. Seen here is the artist's work, "The Light Inside" (1999), installed at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, as featured in ART21's "Spirituality" episode (http://a21.tv/TurrellSpirituality). "Generally, we use light," says the artist in this clip from the episode. "We don't really pay much attention to light itself. That's my interest, this fascination with light and how we come to light."