Petra Collins Imagines a Hungarian Dream for Gucci (2017)

Memories and places of her childhood, beautiful rural landscapes and interiors of her native Hungary take center stage in an exclusive film directed by Petra Collins, dedicated to Gucci’s Spring Summer 2017 eyewear collection. Collins creates a world where everything is not quite as it seems, and what begins as a window into rural family […]

Wolfgang Tillmans – “What Art Does to Me is Beyond Words” (2017)

Tate Modern spends the day with artist Wolfgang Tillmans in his Berlin studio as he prepares for his Tate Modern exhibition. German-born, international in outlook and exhibited around the world, Wolfgang Tillmans spent many years in the UK and is currently based in Berlin. In 2000, he was the first photographer and first non-British artist […]

Jean-Michel Basquiat Through the Eyes of a Friend

On the occasion of Sotheby’s upcoming sale of Jean-Michel Basquiat’s extraordinary Untitled, 1982, filmmaker Tamra Davis reflects on her friendship with the artist – from their first meeting at the beginning of his career, to the many hours she spent with him in his studio, filming him as he worked. She recalls Basquiat’s love of […]

Dan Colen Interview | From Bad Boy to Favorite Son (2017)

“We were really like running wild and we spent a lot of time shutting the world out”. American artist Dan Colen looking back upon his collaboration with fellow artists Ryan McGinley and Dash Snow while they were “destroying rooms” but in their heads thinking “we are not hurting anything”. Dash Snow who The New York […]

Barbara Kruger – In Her Own Words (2016)

Barbara Kruger (born January 26, 1945) is an American conceptual artist and collagist. Much of her work consists of black-and-white photographs overlaid with declarative captions—in white-on-red Futura Bold Oblique or Helvetica Ultra Condensed. The phrases in her works often include pronouns such as “you”, “your”, “I”, “we”, and “they”, addressing cultural constructions of power, identity, and sexuality. Kruger currently lives and works in […]

Wolfgang Tillmans: Faces in the Crowd

Corinne on Gloucester Place, 1993 Wolfgang Tillmans has consistently pushed back against whatever perceptions of his work seem most current. The apparition of these faces in the crowd; Petals on a wet, black bough. —Ezra Pound By Russell Ferguson, excerpt from “Faces in the Crowd” Wolfgang Tillmans has consistently pushed back against whatever perceptions of […]

Picturing Barbara Kruger – A Five Minute Portrait of the Artist (2016)

Directed by Pippa Bianco: Picturing Barbara Kruger is a five-minute portrait of this iconic artist. Narrated by Barbara Kruger with an original score by Nico Jaar featuring Kanye West’s “Blood On The Leaves,” commissioned by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for the ART+FILM series. Special thanks to Kanye West for the use of […]