Art AV Club came about when I fell down a YouTube rabbit hole watching videos about Cy Twombly. Videos of artists talking about their work or art historians talking about artists’ work is a magical thing that we are so lucky to have access to FOR FREE on the internet. I particularly like to examine artists whose work moves me and how my work intersects with theirs.
Art AV Club and what it does for me
I’ve cataloged many artists in my series Art AV Club and I wanted to spend some time reflecting on what that series has done for me.
Art AV Club: Louise Nevelson
In this Art AV Club we look at the words and works of Louise Nevelson and how her work encourages me to look for the sculptural in what I do.
Art AV Club: Ruby Palmer
In this Art AV Club we look at the works of Ruby Palmer and how her work allowed me to explore a whole new dimension in my art.
Art AV Club: Joseph Cornell
In this Art AV Club we look at the works of Joseph Cornell, how he collected printed materials, and created a genre of art.
Art AV Club: Sarah Sze
In this Art AV Club we look at the works of Sarah Sze and her use of every day objects to talk about memory and time.
Art AV Club: Cy Twombly
In this Art AV Club we look at the works of Cy Twombly and his mysterious asemic writing paintings and how I use asemic writing in my work.
Art AV Club: Kara Walker
In this Art AV Club I take a look at Kara Walker’s work and how good art tells both a universal and personal story.
Art AV Club: Mark Bradford
In this Art AV Club I take a look at Mark Bradford, his love of paper and deconstruction of it, and my own deep love of the same.
Art AV Club: Artemisia Gentileschi
A 17th-century feminist painter who’s career lasted 40 years despite a sexual assault and scandalous trial.
Art AV Club: Keith Haring
In this Art AV Club I take a look at the legacy of Keith Haring. His iconographic work is a reminder for me to do good in the world.
Art AV Club: Joan Mitchell
In this Art AV Club I take a look at the work of Joan Mitchell and hear her talk about the way she works. I point out the echos of her work in my own work.
Art AV Club: Georgia O’Keeffe
Georgia O’Keeffe is considered the Mother of American Modernism and she is my pick this week for Art AV Club.
Art AV Club: Robert Rauschenberg
This week’s Art AV Club: Robert Rauschenberg explores his contributions to art, our discussions about it, and how his work impacts mine.
Art AV Club: Lee Krasner
In this Art AV Club we take a look at two videos of and about Abstract Expressionist painter Lee Krasner. Krasner’s own words are captivating.
How to see
I’ve started this new series here on the blog called Art AV Club. And it’s led me on a merry adventure into videos about various artists on YouTube. In my…