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Interview:
Pierre Huyghe: "Celebration Park"
Pierre Huyghe. "Celebration Park," 2006. Installation view at Tate Modern, London, 2006. Artwork courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris/New York. Production still from the ART21 "Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season 4 episode, "Romance," 2007. Photo: © ART21, Inc. 2007. Artwork: ©...
10/28/2007
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Pierre Huyghe: "Streamside Day"
Pierre Huyghe. "Streamside Day," film still, 2003. Film and video transfers; 26 minutes, color, sound. Courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris/New York. © Pierre Huyghe. ART21: There's a very poetic element to a lot of what you create. HUYGHE: But it's very difficult to say what's poetic in my work because it's...
10/28/2007
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Judy Pfaff: "Buckets of Rain"
ART21: Can you talk about Al Held’s influence on your work and your show, which went up soon after his death? PFAFF: Al Held was my teacher at Yale; we met in 1971. Our first sentence to each other was this: He said, “So, you’re the new dumb blonde?” and I said, “Who are you, the janitor?” He always demanded that I not be that...
10/28/2007
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Judy Pfaff: Installation and Drawing
ART21: Did the feminist movement make an impact on you, as a young artist? PFAFF: From the early 1970s, there was a lot of talk about feminism. It was a big subject: What is women’s work? What is a female sensibility? There were a lot of things like that, which I didn’t take on. When I was at Cal Arts, I actually inherited the...
10/28/2007
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Lari Pittman: Craft and Influences
ART21: Do you strive for perfection with your paintings? PITTMAN: For me, craft has always been an ideological component in the work because it’s about a type of focus and social comportment that usually isn’t expected of a male. There’s a dutifulness that historically has been referenced or attributed to females, so I’ve...
10/28/2007
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Lari Pittman: Culture and Aesthetic Sensibility
ART21: Do you often think about who your audience is? PITTMAN: I like that the work is visually very declarative and available to everybody. I think that multiple viewers can approach it very differently. For example, I’m always excited when the UPS man or the water man comes in to the studio to make a delivery, and they...
10/28/2007
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Laurie Simmons: Photography, Perfection, and Reality
ART21: How did you get started using photography? SIMMONS: I came to photography a little bit late. I went to art school but did not study photography. I moved to New York and saw the way photography was being used—and I don’t mean photojournalism, I mean the way artists were using photography. I thought, “That’s it; that’s...
10/28/2007
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Laurie Simmons: "The Music of Regret"
Production still from the ART21 "Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season 4 episode, "Romance," 2007. © ART21, Inc. 2007. ART21: Your film, The Music of Regret, has a romantic element to it. SIMMONS: I’m surprised to think about the film in terms of being romantic because romance has never been...
10/28/2007
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