Why I Make Art - Contemporary Artists' Stories About Life & Work

Why I Make Art - Contemporary Artists' Stories About Life & Work
Library Shelf Location 05.ALFR
Publication Date 01 Jan 2022

Introducing a fascinating compilation of interviews with artists from the archives of Sound & Vision, a podcast directed by American artist and educator Brian Alfred. Why I Make Art: Contemporary Artists' Stories About Life and Work presents conversations recorded between 2016 and 2020—four tumultuous years in America and around the world.

Why I Make Art offers readers an intimate, contemplative view from thirty remarkable creators with compelling stories, entertaining and thoughtful anecdotes, examining themes as varied as music and skateboarding, immigration and statelessness, community and identity.

Each chapter connects us with Alfred’s subjects as he expertly delves into the practices, influences and life stories of inspirational emerging and established art stars. Illustrated with stunning artwork throughout, the featured artists’ work spans multiple mediums including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, performance and land art.

ISBN 9781733622097
Quantity 1
Pages 5.5 x 8 inches, 336p.
Editor Ananda Pellerin
Format Softcover
Publisher Atelier Editions
Category Art Theory
Keywords Artists — Interviews, Multimedia

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