Join us as we visit the internationally praised, multifaceted artist Sterling Ruby in his Los Angeles studio. In this video, you can watch the American artist at work and hear about his approach to art: “I like the idea that what I’m doing is an abstraction of something I am experiencing in real life, but […]
Los Angeles artist Sterling Ruby first exhibited his monumental urethane sculptures as part of MOCA Focus: Sterling Ruby, SUPERMAX 2008, an energetic show of painting, collage and sculpture. MOCA visits the artist in his studio for an exclusive look into his process. Born in 1972, on Bitburg Air Base, Germany, and raised in rural Pennsylvania, […]
Jenny Saville is a hugely successful international artist best known for her monumental depictions of the naked female form. Saville draws upon a wide range of sources in her work, including medical and forensic textbooks, children’s drawings, graffiti and online images, as well as celebrated paintings and drawings of the past. In more recent years, […]
Find out what Keith Haring’s friends were like and hear his favorite music by watching this video Nelson Sullivan made at Keith’s New Year’s Eve Party welcoming 1984.
Drip Discovery @ Jackson Pollock Estate “Well, I think that within the group we considered (Pollock) always a great artist. There was a certain rivalry between him and de Kooning. And there was, of course, a group, you know, that would consider him the greater of the two.” Interview with Leo Castelli conducted by Barbara […]
From astrophysics to artist, Sam Falls lets us in how it’s important to study all the things. Check it out in this You Do What?
“Laval creates a disturbing emotional wilderness, drawing us as viewers into his bush of ghosts with a sense that anything could happen—a couple doing it in the road, a threesome engaged on a mystic highway, a goddess as figurehead on the vehicle in the car chase. Voyeuristic, atavistic, altruistic”.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4EI4zXJCPs This 1990 documentary chronicles Los Angeles graffiti during the late 1980’s with some of the most well known writers and crews of the time. Shot from a graffiti writers perspective, the question of whether it’s art or vandalism is left for you to decide. Crews Featured – WCA, KSN, STN, K2S, UA. Produced and […]
Chester Pannell interviews Sharp regarding his subway graffiti in New York City, which at the time was rather controversial and debated as a form of art. His paranoia is understandable, as anyone actually living in the year of Orwell could relate. A restored version will be released in the far future. Feb. 1984, episode #34.
Ed Ruscha: Buildings and Words is a short-length documentary, commissioned by MOCA, about Ruscha’s extraordinary body of work. The film is written and directed by Felipe Lima and narrated by Owen Wilson. Director and Writer: Felipe Lima Produced by: Ways & Means Executive Producers: Lana Kim, Jett Steiger Producer: Rachel Nederveld Narrated by: Owen Wilson […]
In April of 1983 while the Haggerty Museum was under construction, Keith Haring, then a young artist living in New York, was invited to the Marquette University Campus in Milwaukee to create a mural on the construction site where the building for the new museum was to be built. The aim of the Keith Haring […]