ASX.TV: Garry Winogrand – “Rice University” (1977)

Photographer Garry Winogrand (1928–1984) is known for his sweeping portrait of American life during the postwar decades. His photographs powerfully combine the hope and exhilaration as well as the anxiety and turbulence that characterized America during these vital years, revealing a country that glitters with possibility but also threatens to spin out of control. In […]

ASX.TV: Todd Hido – “Working in the Vicinty of Narrative” (2014)

  Artist Todd Hido discusses his work and his latest monograph, Excerpts from Silver Meadows (Nazraeli, 2013), with gallerist, lecturer, writer and editor Darius Himes. Named for a street in the Ohio neighborhood where the artist grew up, Excerpts looks back on Hido’s upbringing and his dawning awareness of “the darker aspects of life beyond.” […]

ASX.TV: Jean-Christian Bourcart – “Artist Talk” (2014)

Though at times transgressive and often confrontational, photographer and filmmaker Jean-Christian Bourcart always remains compassionate as he explores the human condition. “I photograph so that I have an excuse for looking,” he says. “I photograph to grasp what is otherwise inaccessible. I photograph because photography causes less damage than a machine gun.”

ASX.TV: Sandy Kim – “Artist Talk” (2014)

On Tuesday, February 4, 2014, Aperture Foundation, in collaboration with the Department of Photography at Parsons the New School for Design, presented a talk with artist Sandy Kim. A self-identified “spark plug,” Kim authors images as provocative as they are insightful. Her subjects are her friends, and they revel in the casual pleasures of youthful […]

ASX.TV: Camilo Jose Vergara – “Harlem – the Unmaking of a Ghetto” (2014)

Writer-photographer Camilo José Vergara’s deeply personal Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto is an unprecedented record of urban change. Vergara, a MacArthur fellow, will talk about the neighborhood he chronicled for 43 years, documenting segregation, poverty, and crime, and eventually, economic recovery, gentrification, and racial integration. Eric Washington, author of Manhattanville: Old Heart of West […]

ASX.TV: Raymond Pettibon – “Hammer Conversations” (2013)

Jonathan Lethem, the Roy E. Disney Professor of Creative Writing at Pomona College, is the critically acclaimed author of “Motherless Brooklyn,” “The Fortress of Solitude,” “Chronic City,” and “Dissident Gardens”. He recently collaborated with Raymond Pettibon on a monographic survey of the artist’s work, which embraces a spectrums of American “high” and “low” culture, from […]

ASX.TV: “John Baldessari & Ed Ruscha at the Hammer Museum” (2013)

Los Angeles-based art luminaries John Baldessari and Ed Ruscha discuss the work of Richard Artschwager. Baldessari is known for his conceptual work that often intersects artistic genres and media. His work has been featured in more than 200 solo exhibitions and more than 1,000 group exhibitions in the United States and Europe. Ruscha’s work encompasses […]

ASX.TV: Stephen Gill – “Best Before End” (2013)

Photographer Stephen Gill talks about his series Best Before End. The exhibition is shown in Foam from 17 May to 14 July 2013. Foam presents the first retrospective exhibition of English photographer Stephen Gill (Bristol, 1971). The Best Before End exhibition comprises a large number of series that Gill has made over the past fourteen […]