Becoming artists, artist interviews
Art 21 has reposted video's of artists talking about becoming artists. Jessica Stockholder remembers an interest in art, but not thinking she would become an artist. Nancy Spero didn't think being an artist would be useful to society and Yinka Shonabare thought being an artist was a utopian idea. Check out the interviews here. I've posted images of the artists work below.
|Nancy Spero, "Cri du Coeur," 2005|
Handprinting on paper, dimensions variable.
Installation view: Galerie Lelong, New York.
|YINKA SHONIBARE, MBE, Boy on Tightrope, 2012|
Mannequin, Dutch wax printed cotton, fiberglass, leather, rope, 98 1/8 x 50 1/8 x 74 5/16 inches
|Ursla von Rydingsvard, Moja|
Cedar, Graphite, 8'6" x 4'1" x 3'8", 2010