SFMOMA

 

Artist Stephen Shore often finds himself inspired by ordinary subjects, such as a grilled cheese sandwich. He discusses how his photographic practice makes him observe the world with…

San Francisco artist Ron Nagle discusses his suspicion of the language used to describe ceramics and art in general. He reflects on his oblique strategies for titling his works, and reveals how…

 

Sculptor Tony Cragg discusses his long-standing interest in plastic, machine parts, and other products of industry. He describes his process of scavenging, stacking, and piling these…

Ken Hakuta describes the experience of growing up with his uncle, the artist Nam June Paik, who was at the vanguard of video, sculpture, and performance art. He shares unique insight into a large…

Sculptor Ursula von Rydingsvard discusses the construction of her monumental work Czara z Babelkami (2006), on view in SFMOMAs fifth-floor sculpture garden. She reflects on how her…

Artist Liam Everett, one of SFMOMA’s 2017 SECA Art Award winners, explains his use of furniture and loose materials to simultaneously obstruct and direct his approach to painting. He describes how…

 

Surrounded by his paintings in SFMOMA’s galleries, German artist Anselm Kiefer describes the challenges and significance of exploring the past in his work. He highlights the subjective,…

Artist Jason Lazarus discusses the process behind his site-specific installation for SFMOMA, Recordings #3 (At Sea) (2014–16). Having collected found photographs for years, Lazarus…