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ASX.TV: Nan Goldin – “The Ballad of Sexual Dependency”

ASX.TV: MOCA.TV – Nan Goldin – “The Ballad of Sexual Dependency”

Mixing an in-depth interview with slides of her career-defining work, this video presents the strategies and stakes of Nan Goldin’s The Ballad of Sexual Dependency: “I didn’t care about good photography, I cared about complete honesty,” Goldin says. Certainly, from its elastic life as slideshow series exhibited across the globe, to its structured legacy as […]

ASX.TV: Nan Goldin – “TateShots” (2014)

ASX.TV: Nan Goldin – “TateShots” (2014)

‘My work has always come from empathy and love’ says American photographer Nan Goldin. Goldin began taking photographs as a teenager in Boston, Massachusetts. Her earliest works, black-and-white images of drag queens, were celebrations of the subcultural lifestyle of the community to which she belonged and which she continued to document throughout the 1990s. During […]

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NAN GOLDIN: “SURVEY”

American photographer. Goldin began taking photographs as a teenager in Boston, MA. During a period of study at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, she began displaying her work in the format of a slide-show, an evolving project that would later be called The Ballad of Sexual Dependency. (All rights reserved. […]

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NAN GOLDIN: “Among Friends” (1992)

Jimmy Paulette and Tabboo in the Bathroom, NYC, 1991 By Carole Naggar, originally appeared in Mother Jones, Jan-Feb 1992 Secrets. They are at the heart of her work. Nan Goldin thinks we should not keep secrets to ourselves, or they will start seething like pus, infecting us and the society we live in, one of […]

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NAN GOLDIN: “Nan Goldin on Cookie Mueller” (2001)

By Nan Goldin, for The Digital Journalist, 20 Years: Aids & Photography, 2001, brought to ASX in partnership with The Digital Journalist AIDS changed everything in my life. There’s life before AIDS, and after AIDS. We were in Fire Island that first time we’d heard about AIDS, in July of 1981. I was with Cookie […]

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INTERVIEW: “Nan Goldin Talks to Tom Holert – ’80s Then – Interview” (2003)

  By Tom Holert, Originally published in ArtForum, March, 2003   TOM HOLERT: What is your predominant memory of the ’80s? NAN GOLDIN: I missed the ’80s, fortunately–I wasn’t very aware of things outside my world. I knew about those photographers who were doing media-related stuff, from Cindy Sherman, whose work I love, to Sherrie […]

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NAN GOLDIN: “Bohemian Ballads” (2003)

Excerpt from, Phototextualities: Intersections of Photography and Narrative, University of Mexico Press, 2003 By Alex Hughes and Andrea Noble The work of the American artist Nan Goldin, born in 1953, has often been cited as offering an authentic document of life in the bohemian cultures of Boston and New York in the 1970s and 1980s. […]

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NAN GOLDIN: “(Nan) Goldin’s Years” (2002)

Nan one month after being battered, 1984 Goldin’s Years By Lisa Liebmann, originally published in ArtForum, October, 2002 Nan Goldin is more than a good or significant photographer, more than a widely celebrated one. She has over the past couple of decades become nothing less than a cultural force majeure–a “monstre,” in the sense of sacre, […]

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JEAN-CHRISTIAN BOURCART: “Nan Goldin on Jean-Christian Bourcart” (2002)

Nan Goldin on Jean-Christian Bourcart (2002) Nan Goldin, Paris, April, 2002 I first saw Jean-Christian Bourcart’s photos ten years ago in the home of my former dealer Gilles Dusein, in his little apartment on rue du Repos overlooking Père Lachaise. Gilles, whose ashes are now dispersed in the famous cemetery, had just begun to represent […]