"I don’t think that my work is actually effectively dealing with history. I think of my work as subsumed by history or consumed by history." —Kara Walker
New episode from Art21’s Exclusive series: An in-depth look at the creation of Kara Walker’s monumental public project for Creative Time, A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby (2014), at the Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn, NY.
IMAGES: Production stills from the Art21 Exclusive episode, Kara Walker: “A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby”. © Art21, Inc. 2014.
"Art can be kind of therapeutic, or kind of a fantasy life, or wish fulfillment…or creating this alternate universe. Art gives me the freedom to do that."
Happy birthday today to Raymond Pettibon. Seen here is the artist at work in his Hermosa Beach, California studio in 2003, as featured in ART21’s Humor episode.
IMAGES: Production stills from the ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 2 episode, Humor, 2003. © ART21, Inc. 2003.