The Guerrilla Girls Get Shut Out At Frieze Art Fair | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

The Guerrilla Girls Get Shut Out At Frieze Art Fair | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

[MUSIC PLAYING] Most people here will have no [BEEP] idea who we are, as usual. [MUSIC PLAYING] I see Frieze as the belly of the beast. The art world has evolved into an arena of investment. And people who run at these American museums, who are on the boards of directors, who actually fuel the

How Climate Changes Art

How Climate Changes Art

Art is made of natural materials. Stone. Pigment. Wood. Clay. Fibers. And metals. Even water, fog, and ice. And it’s also made of stuff that is seemingly less natural but still made from things we derive from the earth. Art is also notoriously difficult to preserve. We devote considerable resources to keeping a selection of

“Frágil”—Lisandra Isabel García López [Havana Cultura Visual Arts Project]

“Frágil”—Lisandra Isabel García López [Havana Cultura Visual Arts Project]

We are in the Rum Museum in the the exhibition ‘Un olor que entra por mi ventana’ by Havana Cultura. The title of this work is ‘Frágil’ and it’s a project that’s really about my personal experience. In this case I’ve created an installation environment in which I’ve built a space that can be both

Art + Taxes = The Dirty Truth

Art + Taxes = The Dirty Truth

[MUSIC PLAYING] Every year, rich people use art to avoid billions of dollars in taxes in the United States. How? Well, if you’re a billionaire looking to minimize your tax burden, prepare for some life hacks. And if you’re anyone else, prepare to be astonished and possibly nauseated by what happens when tax deductions are

“Simplemente bellas” — Mabel Poblet [Havana Cultura Visual Arts Project]

“Simplemente bellas” — Mabel Poblet [Havana Cultura Visual Arts Project]

Well, this piece began from a visit that I made to various prisons throughout the country. And I had the experience of meeting a prisoner, Betsy Torres, who made artificial flowers in her free time as a passive way of entertaining herself in her daily life there in the prison. And so this motivated me

5 Things That Inspire Artist Zarina Bhimji | TateShots

5 Things That Inspire Artist Zarina Bhimji | TateShots

I’m Zarina Bhimji and I am in my studio at the moment and this is where I work. I think it took me a while to admit to myself that I’m an artist. When I made my first film that’s when I decided I wanted to marry my work. That’s what I decided. This is

Imaginary Friend – JooYoung Choi | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

Imaginary Friend – JooYoung Choi | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

[THEME MUSIC] Today we’re in Houston, Texas. And I’m delighted that we’re going to be meeting up with JooYoung Choi, who started out as a painter, but has branched into a wide range of media to tell the tales of her expansive, fictional land called the Cosmic Womb. For this imaginary world, she builds sets,

Luchita Hurtado: Here I Am | Art21 “Extended Play”

[Luchita Hurtado: Here I Am] [MAN] Oh look, there you are. Okay, here we go! [HURTADO] Hi! Good to see you. Here I am! [WOMAN] You’re royalty! [ALL LAUGH] [APPLAUSE] [WOMAN, OFF SCREEN] Tonight, we celebrate a historic moment for the Serpentine Galleries. We also celebrate a historic moment for our artist. Luchita Hurtado is

Art is Advertising for What We Really Need

At the centre of our societies is a hugely inventive force dedicated to nudging us towards a heightened appreciation of certain aspects of the world. With enormous skill, it throws into relief the very best sides of particular places and objects. It uses wordsmiths and image makers of near genius, who can create deeply inspiring