Audio Commentaries

Archive

Title Release Date Artist(s)
William Kentridge discusses his art practice

South African artist William Kentridge discusses his drawings and early experiments with film.

March 2006
Janet Cardiff's Audio Walking Tours

Artist Janet Cardiff discusses the creation of her audio walking tours.

February 2006
Wangechi Mutu on the themes of her work

Kenyan-born artist Wangechi Mutu discusses the dominant themes of her paintings and collages.

February 2006
Wangechi Mutu discusses The Chief's Lair is a Bloody Mess

Wangechi Mutu leads a tour of her installation The Chief's Lair is a Bloody Mess (2005).

February 2006
Bruce Conner discusses his drawings

Artist Bruce Conner discusses the significance of drawing to his art practice.

December 2005
Artist's tour of Chuck Close: Self-Portraits

Artist Chuck Close leads a tour of the exhibition Chuck Close: Self-Portraits.

December 2005
Chuck Close on his working methods

Painter Chuck Close discusses the use of grids in his compositions.

December 2005
Artist's tour of Kiki Smith: A Gathering, 1980-2005

Artist Kiki Smith leads a tour of the exhibition Kiki Smith: A Gathering, 1980-2005.

December 2005
Peter Sarkisian discusses his work

Featured in the 2002 Whitney Biennial, Sarkisian's time-based media pieces explore the spatial relationships between object, projected image, and observer. In this program, the…

December 2005
Dorothea Lange on becoming a photographer

Dorothea Lange talks about why she chose to become a photographer.

January 2000
Dorothea Lange on the subjects of her photographs

Dorothea Lange discusses her connection to the subjects of her photographs.

January 2000
Dorothea Lange on witnessing the Dust Bowl migration

Dorothea Lange recounts her impressions of her most famous subjects—the migratory laborers who fled the Dust Bowl for California during the Great Depression of the…

January 2000
Jay DeFeo's The Jewel

Artist Jay DeFeo discusses her painting The Jewel (1959).

January 2000
Jay DeFeo discusses her teachers and role models

Jay DeFeo examines the teachers and role models who influenced her development as an artist.

January 2000
Jay DeFeo on the creation of The Rose

Jay DeFeo discusses the creation of her monumental painting The Rose (1958-66).

January 2000
Jay DeFeo on titling The Rose

Artist Jay DeFeo discusses the title of her painting The Rose (1959-66).

January 2000
Nathan Oliveira on Abstract Expressionism

Local artist Nathan Oliveira offers his take on Abstract Expressionism.

January 2000
Nathan Oliveira on Max Beckmann

Local artist Nathan Oliveira discusses the influence of German Expressionist painter Max Beckmann.

January 2000
Nathan Oliveira on blocked creativity

Local artist Nathan Oliveira discusses the creative blocks he has experienced.

January 2000
Richard Diebenkorn on his artistic aspirations

Painter Richard Diebenkorn discusses his artistic aspirations.

January 2000