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There are so many times in the process of making an artwork when the thing is just hideous and depressing. Unsticking the work from BAD can be a test of nerves but also an invigorating ride into a carefree nothing-to-lose place because any version of deeply uncomfortable is where opportunity resides. Every artist has their method for staying with discomfort but some kind of hard won confidence and a sense of humor are the shared threads.

Working with Ugly

There are so many times in the process of making an artwork when the thing is just hideous and depressing. Unsticking the work from BAD can be a test of nerves but also an invigorating ride into a carefree nothing-to-lose place because any version of deeply uncomfortable is where opportunity resides. Every artist has their method for staying with discomfort but some kind of hard won confidence and a sense of humor are the shared threads.

by Arlene Shechet

March 8, 2017

7 videos • 1:01:50 total runtime

This playlist honors bold women artists. From sculpture to painting to photography to installation, these super heroines create pivotal, thought-provoking work that demands to be seen.

Super Heroines

This playlist honors bold women artists. From sculpture to painting to photography to installation, these super heroines create pivotal, thought-provoking work that demands to be seen.

by Art21

March 1, 2017

11 videos • 1:16:08 total runtime

In this playlist, artists share their motivations, discussing the inspiration for some of their earliest work and what led them to become artists.

Origin Stories

In this playlist, artists share their motivations, discussing the inspiration for some of their earliest work and what led them to become artists.

by Art21

March 1, 2017

8 videos • 25:39 total runtime

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