"Art making is a form of alchemy, in a way, because you are trying…to make gold from nothing. When it works very well is when you manage to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary."
From the series, "Exclusive"
Gabriel Orozco discusses recent paintings from his ongoing "Samurai Tree" series, including the works "Fugaz," "Tuttifruti," and "Red Roots" (all 2008), and the computer animation "Dandelion Animation" (2008), shown at Marian Goodman Gallery in New York.
Producer: Wesley Miller. Camera & Sound: Larissa Nikola-Lisa. Editor: Mary Ann Toman. Artwork courtesy: Gabriel Orozco. Thanks: Marian Goodman Gallery, New York.