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Title Release Date Artist(s)
Michael Auping on the politics in Philip Guston's work

Curator Michael Auping discusses Philip Guston's treatment of social and political themes in his paintings.

June 2003
Karen Koehler on Walter Gropius and the Bauhaus

Art historian Karen Koehler discusses architect Walter Gropius and the Bauhaus movement in Weimar, Germany.

December 2002
Judy Chicago on The Dinner Party

Artist Judy Chicago discusses her installation work The Dinner Party (1974–79).

December 2002
Grace L. McCann Morley, SFMOMA's founding director

Former SFMOMA director of publications Kara Kirk discusses Grace L. McCann Morley (1900-1985), who served as director of the museum from its opening in 1935 until 1958.

December 2002
Lindy Roy discusses her Poolhouse project

Architect Lindy Roy discusses her Poolhouse project.

December 2002
Lindy Roy on designing a retail store for Vitra

Architect Lindy Roy discusses her designs for a retail store for the Swiss furniture manufacturer Vitra.

 

December 2002
Lindy Roy's Wind River Lodge proposal

An excerpt from architect Lindy Roy's proposal for the Wind River Lodge.

 

December 2002
Philip Guston in the studio

Philip Guston discusses his approach to art making. 

December 2002
Piet Mondrian's place in art history

Art historians Kermit Swiler Champa and Nancy J. Troy discuss Mondrian's work.

December 2002
Mondrian and dance

Art historian Kermit Swiler Champa talks about Piet Mondrian's interest in dancing and the boogie-woogie, and considers the influence of contemporary dance on his paintings.

December 2002
Mondrian, Van Doesburg, and De Stijl

Art historian Nancy J. Troy discusses the work and artistic goals of Piet Mondrian and Theo Van Doesburg, and explores the artists' relationship with the Dutch art movement De…

December 2002
Mondrian's grids

A video animation that explores Mondrian's gridlike compositions.

December 2002
The philosophies of Mondrian and Van Doesburg

Art historian Nancy J. Troy discusses the work of Mondrian and Van Doesburg and considers their relationship to the contemporary art movements De Stijl and Neo-Plasticism. 

December 2002
Amelia Jones on Surrealism, gender, and Claude Cahun

Art historian Amelia Jones discusses the ways Claude Cahun redefined the role of women in the arts.  

December 2002
Rene Magritte considers language and perception

Artist René Magritte considers the role language plays in the perception of reality.

December 2002
Kenneth Baker on Eva Hesse's Untitled or Not Yet

Art critic Kenneth Baker discusses the relationship between Minimalism and Eva Hesse's Untitled or Not Yet (1966).

January 2002
Eva Hesse's Untitled or Not Yet and the female body

David Bonetti talks about Eva Hesse's work Untitled or Not Yet (1966) in relation to representations of the female body.

January 2002
Anne Wagner on Eva Hesse's work and the body

Art historian Anne Wagner discusses what Eva Hesse's Untitled or Not Yet (1966) suggests about the artist's relationship with her body.

January 2002
Anne Wagner on the meaning of Eva Hesse's Untitled or Not Yet

Art historian Anne Wagner discusses the meaning of Eva Hesse's Untitled or Not Yet (1966).

January 2002
Anne Wagner on the ambiguities in Eva Hesse's work

Art historian Anne Wagner discusses the ambiguity of Eva Hesse's Untitled or Not Yet (1966).

January 2002
Studio assistant Doug Johns on Eva Hesse's Sans II

Sculptor and designer Doug Johns, one of Eva Hesse's main studio assistants, discusses the creation of the artist's work Sans II (1968).

January 2002
Eva Hesse on referencing the human body

Artist Eva Hesse discusses references to the body in her work. 

January 2002
Eva Hesse on impermanence of her materials

Eva Hesse discusses the way her intention to create impermanent works of art influenced her choice of materials. 

January 2002
Sol LeWitt on Eva Hesse's choice of materials

Artist Sol LeWitt discusses the materials Hesse used in her work.

January 2002
Sol Lewitt on Eva Hesse's Metronomic Irregularity II

Artist Sol LeWitt discusses impermanent works of art, focusing on Eva Hesse's Metronomic Irregularity II (1966).

January 2002
A conservator's take on Eva Hesse's work

Conservator Jill Sterrett discusses Eva Hesse's use of materials and considers the relationship between her drawings and sculptures.

January 2002
Eva Hesse's use of latex

Conservator Michelle Barger discusses the use of latex in Eva Hesse's work.

January 2002
The making of Eva Hesse's Aught

Conservator Michelle Barger discusses the materials and construction of Eva Hesse's Aught (1968). 

January 2002
Eva Hesse's artistic process

Conservators Jill Sterrett and Michelle Barger discuss the materials and impermanence of Eva Hesse's works.

January 2002
Looking at Eva Hesse's work

Curator Elisabeth Sussman presents multiple ways of looking at Eva Hesse's works.

January 2002