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Frank Stella on shaping the canvas

Artist Frank Stella discusses his three-dimensional works.

October 2000
Frank Stella on Zeltweg

Frank Stella discusses his painting Zeltweg (1981).

October 2000
Louise Bourgeois on geometric forms

Sculptor Louise Bourgeois discusses the symbolic nature of geometric forms.

October 2000
Louise Bourgeois on feminism

Sculptor Louise Bourgeois discusses two of her works in relation to feminism. 

October 2000
Louise Bourgeois on pottery

Sculptor Louise Bourgeois discusses the importance of pottery in her life and work.

October 2000
Louise Bourgeois on becoming a sculptor

Louise Bourgeois discusses her reasons for becoming a sculptor.

October 2000
Louise Bourgeois on gender roles

Sculptor Louise Bourgeois discusses gender roles and considers what society expects from men and women.

October 2000
Louise Nevelson in her own words

Sculptor Louise Nevelson discusses her work and the development of her artistic identity.

October 2000
Louise Nevelson at work

This archival footage of sculptor Louise Nevelson at work is accompanied by the artist's commentary on her use of materials and her artistic process.

October 2000
Matthew Ritchie on using scientific imagery

Artist Matthew Ritchie discusses the link between the rise of scientific imagery in the 20th century and the development of the visual language of abstraction. 

October 2000
Matthew Ritchie on finding meaning in art

Artist Matthew Ritchie discusses his views on finding meaning in works of art. 

October 2000
Matthew Ritchie on The Gamblers

Artist Matthew Ritchie discusses the story behind The Gamblers, an installation that incorporates a group of paintings, a wall drawing, and a large floor piece. The works retell the…

October 2000
Matthew Ritchie on storytelling

Artist Matthew Ritchie discusses his work in the context of storytelling, and describes his approach to narrative.

October 2000
Susan Rothenberg on the challenges of painting

Susan Rothenberg discusses the challenges she faces when working on a painting.

October 2000
Susan Rothenberg discusses her artistic process

Susan Rothenberg discusses the creation of her paintings.

October 2000
Vija Celmins on preparing to paint

Vija Celmins discusses the emotional and mental preparation she undertakes before beginning work on a painting.

October 2000
Vija Celmins discusses her artistic process

Vija Celmins talks about her artistic process and considers the ways natural textures and surfaces influence her work.

October 2000
Jackson Pollock at work

This video shows the Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock in the process of action painting, which involved pouring and splashing paint (rather than applying it with a…

October 2000
Jackson Pollock on his process

This video of Jackson Pollock at work is accompanied by the artist's commentary about this artistic process.

October 2000
Richard Serra's Gutter Corner Splash: Night Shift

This video documents the installation of Richard Serra's Gutter Corner Splash: Night Shift (1969/1995).

October 2000
Jonathan Katz and Maria Porges on Robert Gober

Jonathan Katz and Maria Porges discuss Robert Gober's installations.

October 2000
Glenn Ligon on confronting slavery

Artist Glenn Ligon explains why he examines the subject of slavery in his work.

October 2000
Glenn Ligon discusses Day of Absence

Artist Glenn Ligon discusses his exhibition Glenn Ligon: Day of Absence. Organized in 1997, the show featured works that explored group and individual identity in the context of…

October 2000
Glenn Ligon on self-portraits

Ligon discusses his photographic self-portraits.

October 2000
Judy Chicago on being a woman artist

Judy Chicago recounts the experience of being a woman artist in the 1960s and 1970s, when the art world was dominated by men.

October 2000
Judy Chicago on feminist art

Judy Chicago discusses the feminist art movement.

October 2000
Gary Garrels on Robert Gober's Newspapers

Curator Gary Garrels talks about Robert Gober's Newspapers in relation to Installation view of Newspaper, Rat Bait, Functioning Sink, Prison Window (1995).

October 2000
John Weber on Robert Gober's Newspapers

John Weber discusses the materials used in Robert Gober's Newspapers in relation to Installation view of Newspaper, Rat Bait, Functioning Sink, Prison Window (1995).

October 2000
Lawrence Rinder on Robert Gober's Newspapers

Lawrence Rinder discusses Robert Gober's Newspapers in relation to Installation View of Newspaper, Rat Bait, Functioning Sink, Prison Window (1995).

October 2000
Richard Serra discusses his materials

Sculptor Richard Serra talks about the materials — such as rubber, lead, and steel — that he uses to create his works.

October 2000