Mexico City
Part of the Series: Art 21 - Season 8

PBS
Show More

Related videos

Claes Oldenburg
Giant hamburgers and soft toilets - his images of consumerism, executed in disorientating materials and dimensions, and environments made Claes Oldenburg a key figure in Pop Art. Today, his landscape art and large sculptures are modern monuments which have made this American artist famous far beyond the art world. Gerald…
Hamish Fulton
Part of the Series: theEYE
Hamish Fulton describes himself as a "walking artist". For more than thirty years he has undertaken demanding walks in many parts of the world, and drawn on his experiences to create distinctive artworks using text, graphics and photographs. He aims to "leave no trace" in the landscape, and he acknowledges…
Salazar - The Artist Roland Salazar Rose
Part of the Series: Artists of Vision Series
Popularly known as "Salazar," Roland Rose is a unique artist who inspires others artists and lovers of art with his commitment to "pure" art, which he explains is, "painting what's inside you; painting what you feel, " In this insightful biography we see his abstract-expressionistic paintings confirm his devotion to…
TarraWarra Museum of Art: An Enduring Passion
TarraWarra Museum of Art: An Enduring Passion tells the story of the birth of Australia's first significant privately funded public art museum. Designed by architect Allan Powell, the museum was the vision of Eva Besen and Marc Besen who began collecting Australian art in the 1950s. Their friendships with artists…
Gavin Turk
Part of the Series: theEYE
Gavin Turk is a leading figure in British contemporary art. His 1991 degree show work Cave, a blue ceramic plaque commemorating his occupancy of a studio, and Pop, the waxwork figure of himself as Sid Vicious, are among the iconic artworks of the 1990s. His "self-portrait" signatures and his finely…
Julian Opie
Part of the Series: theEYE
"I often feel that trying to make something realistic is the one criteria I can feel fairly sure of. Another one I sometimes use is, would I like to have it in my room? And I occasionally use the idea, if God allowed you to show him one thing to…
Saved! - A Century of Art For Everyone
Saved! A Century of Art for Everyone celebrates the work of the National Art Collections Fund (the Art Fund) during its first one hundred years. Since 1903, the Art Fund has helped museums and galleries in he United Kingdom acquire more than half a million works of art. Ten of…
Gilbert & George
Part of the Series: theEYE
"1980's The World of Gilbert and George is really only interesting as an unwitting document of its time, but theEYE, an extended interview on the pair, is fascinating..." Guardian Guide, 17 February, 2007 Gilbert Prousch met George Passmore at St Martin's School of Art in 1967. Since then they have…
Kehinde Wiley - An Economy of Grace
PBS
Known for his vibrant reinterpretations of classical portraits featuring African-American men, New York-based painter Kehinde Wiley has turned the practice of portraiture on its head and in the process has taken the art world by storm. The film Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace follows the artist as he embarks…
Brice Marden
After a few seconds of footage from 1968 of the artist working, this powerful film moves into 1976, providing an intimate look at the enigmatic abstract painter, Brice Marden. Shot in 16mm shortly after Marden's 1975 exhibition at the Guggenheim, this film reveals, through interviews with Marden and numerous shots…
1000 Masterpieces from the Great Museums of the World - Wallraf Richartz Museum and Museum Ludwig Cologne
"1000 Masterpieces from the Great Museums of the World" is one of the most successful TV series about art. The original, with improved image quality, takes us on a fascinating journey through the history of art. Comprehensively illustrated and compellingly presented - the well-known authors of five short art surveys…
A Kiss of Art: Fernando Botero
Fernando Botero's distinctive style of smooth inflated shapes with unexpected shifts in scale is today instantly recognizable. It reflects the artist's constant search to give volume presence and reality. The parameters of proportion in his world are innovative and almost always surprising. Appropriating themes from all of art history-- from…