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The Artist’s Voice: Faith Wilding and Beryl Korot

Artists Faith Wilding and Beryl Korot join Jenelle Porter, Mannion Family Senior Curator, in an informal conversation about their work.

64:29

Artist at Work: Sheila Pepe at the ICA
 

In September 2014, Sheila Pepe spent a week installing Put Me Down Gently, a site-specific work cascading down through the building's elevator shaft and created in conjunction with the exhibition Fiber: Sculpture 1960–present. We spoke with the groundbreaking artist about the project, her materials, and how she came to sculpt with fiber.

4:59

The Artist’s Voice: Sheila Hicks
 

Pioneering artist Sheila Hicks joins Jenelle Porter, Mannion Family Senior Curator, in a lively conversation about her art, influences, and all things fiber.

65:54

In the Studio: Kay Sekimachi

Berkeley-based artist Kay Sekimachi, featured in Fiber: Sculpture 1960–present at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, discusses how she progressed from conventional weaving to creating the three-dimensional objects she's known for today.

1:47

In the Studio: Josh Faught

San Francisco-based artist Josh Faught, featured in Fiber: Sculpture 1960–present at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, discusses the processes and ideas behind his work.

1:34

Recreating Rope Piece at the ICA

In 1969, the artist Robert Rohm showed a work called Rope Piece at the Whitney Museum of American Art in an exhibition titled Anti-Illusion: Procedures/Materials. After the exhibition, Rope Piece was destroyed. Jenelle Porter, Mannion Family Senior Curator at the ICA, discovered the work while researching Fiber: Sculpture 1960–present and worked with Rohm’s estate and a group of students and faculty from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design to bring it back to life at the ICA.

1:22

Art Talk

The Artist’s Voice: Faith Wilding and Beryl Korot

Artists Faith Wilding and Beryl Korot join Jenelle Porter, Mannion Family Senior Curator, in an informal conversation about their work.

64:29

The Artist’s Voice: Sheila Hicks
 

Pioneering artist Sheila Hicks joins Jenelle Porter, Mannion Family Senior Curator, in a lively conversation about her art, influences, and all things fiber.

65:54

The Artist’s Voice: Matthew Ritchie with Jenelle Porter

Matthew Ritchie explores his diverse interests and influences through an engaging talk with Jenelle Porter, Mannion Family Senior Curator.

56:18

The Artist’s Voice: Matthew Ritchie + Company

Matthew Ritchie explores his diverse interests and influences through a talk with Caroline Jones of MIT’s Department of Architecture and Kevin Slavin of MIT’s Media Lab.

45:21

THE ARTIST'S VOICE:
Jim Hodges
(Full Talk)

Hear directly from Jim Hodges on what continues to drive his art-making in this engaging conversation with Jill Medvedow, Ellen Matilda Poss Director.

55:45

THE ARTIST'S VOICE:
William Kentridge
(Full Talk)

Renowned artist William Kentridge and collaborator Peter Galison discuss art, science, and politics in an inspiring conversation moderated by Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic Sebastian Smee.

1:03:10

ART TALK:
An Interview with Nick Cave

 

Artist Nick Cave spent several days installing his solo exhibition at the ICA/Boston in February. While he was here, we asked him about the evolution of his newest works, the surprising inspiration behind his legendary Soundsuits, and what it feels like to put one on.

13:16

THE ARTIST'S VOICE:
Amy Sillman with Helen Molesworth
(Full Talk)

Amy Sillman returns to Boston for a lively conversation with Helen Molesworth, Barbara Lee Chief Curator at the ICA, on what Molesworth calls "her commitment to drawing" and the many influences and inspirations behind the works in Amy Sillman: one lump or two.

44:54

THE ARTIST'S VOICE:
Mary Reid Kelley with Jenelle Porter
(Full Talk)

Artist Mary Reid Kelley and Jenelle Porter, Mannion Family Senior Curator at the ICA discuss the artist’s video works, which feature reimagined historical narratives told in a sing-song rhyme.

62:39

THE ARTIST'S VOICE:
Steve Locke with Evan Garza

 

Artist Steve Locke sits down with Evan Garza—curator, writer, and co-founder of Fire Island Artist Residency (FIAR)—for the premiere of free lecture series The Artist's Voice, discussing objects, paintings, and the male figure in art.

63:00

ART TALK:
Proenza Schouler with Helen Molesworth
(Highlights)

Proenza Schouler’s distinctive clothing draws from such varied influences as Himalayan region of Nepal; New York’s urban youth culture; and artists Cy Twombly, Mark Rothko, and Gerhard Richter. Helen Molesworth, Barbara Lee Chief Curator, sat down with designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez to discuss their designs and inspirations.

4:13

ART TALK:
Proenza Schouler with Helen Molesworth
(Full Talk)

Proenza Schouler’s distinctive clothing draws from such varied influences as Himalayan region of Nepal; New York’s urban youth culture; and artists Cy Twombly, Mark Rothko, and Gerhard Richter. Helen Molesworth, Barbara Lee Chief Curator, sat down with designers Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez to discuss their designs and inspirations.

56:33

ART TALK:
James and Audrey Foster Prize 2013

 

James and Audrey Foster Prize 2013 finalists Sarah Bapst, Katarina Burin, Mark Cooper, and Luther Price join Helen Molesworth, Barbara Lee Chief Curator, for a discussion about their work and the future of the arts in Boston.

1:00:04

ART TALK:
Art, Love, & Politics in the 1980s

 

This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics exhibiting artists Louise Lawler and Haim Steinbach engage in a lively conversation about the tumultuous decade with David Joselit, former ICA curator and current Carnegie Professor of Art History at Yale University, and Helen Molesworth, ICA Barbara Lee Chief Curator.

1:18:53

ART TALK:
David Weinberg, Bang Wong, and Lois Hetland on Science and Art

David Weinberg—collaborator on Josiah McElheny’s Island Universe and other works—joins Bang Wong, Creative Director, Broad Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, and Dr. Lois Hetland, author of Studio Thinking: The Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education, in a discussion that explores the challenges of creating visual representations of scientific knowledge.

1:08:11

ART TALK:
Dario Robleto

The Record artist Dario Robleto melts, grinds, and mixes music-related materials to illustrate that the physical record is as important as the song in the grooves. In this ICA lecture, meet Robleto and hear more about how his lifelong interest in music, including DJ culture, continues to inform his work.

58:31

Exhibitions

Artist at Work: Sheila Pepe at the ICA

In September 2014, Sheila Pepe spent a week installing Put Me Down Gently, a site-specific work cascading down through the building's elevator shaft and created in conjunction with the exhibition Fiber: Sculpture 1960–present. We spoke with the groundbreaking artist about the project, her materials, and how she came to sculpt with fiber.

4:59

In the Studio: Kay Sekimachi

Berkeley-based artist Kay Sekimachi, featured in Fiber: Sculpture 1960–present at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, discusses how she progressed from conventional weaving to creating the three-dimensional objects she's known for today.

1:47

Recreating Rope Piece at the ICA

In 1969, the artist Robert Rohm showed a work called Rope Piece at the Whitney Museum of American Art in an exhibition titled Anti-Illusion: Procedures/Materials. After the exhibition, Rope Piece was destroyed. Jenelle Porter, Mannion Family Senior Curator at the ICA, discovered the work while researching Fiber: Sculpture 1960–present and worked with Rohm’s estate and a group of students and faculty from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design to bring it back to life at the ICA.

1:22

In the Studio: Josh Faught
 

San Francisco-based artist Josh Faught, featured in Fiber: Sculpture 1960–present at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, discusses the processes and ideas behind his work.

1:34

MINI-TOUR:
Nick Cave

Jenelle Porter, Mannion Family Senior Curator, and artist Nick Cave introduce the exuberant, intricately constructed Soundsuits, sculptures, and three-dimensional "painting" in Nick Cave.

2:47

MINI-TOUR:
William Kentridge

Helen Molesworth, Barbara Lee Chief Curator, talks about the ideas and artistic practices behind his immersive The Refusal of Time, created in collaboration with Philip Miller, Catherine Meyburgh, and Peter Galison.

2:20

STUDIO VISIT:
Amy Sillman

Amy Sillman talks about her work and her process in conjunction with her exhibition Amy Sillman: one lump or two.

3:02

TIME-LAPSE:
Matthew Ritchie's Dewey Square Mural

Watch as Matthew Ritchie and a team of sign painters hand-painted the newest addition to the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway, Remanence: Salt and Light, over eight days.

1:41

MINI-TOUR:
Barry McGee

Jenelle Porter, Mannion Family Senior Curator, gives a brief tour of Barry McGee.

4:25

MINI-TOUR:
Os Gemeos

 
 

Pedro Alonzo, adjunct curator, gives a behind-the-scenes look at the work and exhibition of beloved Brazilian twin artists Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo, or Os Gemeos.

3:37

MINI-TOUR:
Josiah McElheny: Some Pictures of the Infinite

 

Helen Molesworth, Barbara Lee Chief Curator, gives a behind-the-scenes look at Josiah McElheny’s art, process, and obsession with time.

3:55

MINI-TOUR:
Figuring Color: Kathy Butterly, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Roy McMakin, Sue Williams

Jenelle Porter, Mannion Family Senior Curator, gives a virtual tour of this critically acclaimed exhibition.

3:18

Figuring Color: Kathy Butterly, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Roy McMakin, Sue Williams

The ICA visits artists Kathy Butterly, Roy McMakin, and Sue Williams in their studios to talk to with them about how color figures in their work. Jenelle Porter, Mannion Family Senior Curator, discusses the work and the exhibition’s central ideas.

16:43

Performance + Film

SNEAK PEEK:
PERFORMANCE

Begun during a two-week summer residency at the ICA, PERFORMANCE is a collaboration between choreographer Rashaun Mitchell, singer-songwriter Stephin Merritt, and visual artist Ali Naschke-Messing. See a sneak preview here; official premiere is January 24 and 25.

1:41

PREVIEW:
2013-14 Performance and Film Season

See a sneak preview of all of the season’s music, dance, theater, and film.

7:06

PREVIEW:
2012-13 Performance and Film Season

See a sneak preview of all of the season’s music, dance, theater, and film.

6:59

About the ICA

ABOUT THE ICA:
Visiting Tips for Teachers

Gabrielle Wyrick, Associate Director of Education, provides a wealth of practical tips on how educators can make the most of their visits, including introducing the many available resources.

4:53

ABOUT THE ICA:
ICA Teen Programs

Learn about the ICA’s teen programs from the participants themselves!

2:51

ABOUT THE ICA:
Building the New ICA

Learn more about the ICA, from the institution’s history to its celebrated Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s building, the award-winning firm’s first in the United States.

28:12

Matthew Ritchie: Germinate

As part of his 18-month artist residency at the ICA, Matthew Ritchie has partnered with the ICA Teen Arts Council and Fast Forward new media students to work on various projects including a new collaborative video. ICA Teen Aric Oak describes the experience of working with a contemporary artist.

1:00

ICA Teens Visit Matthew Ritchie in NYC

In April 2014, ICA Teens visited ICA Artist-in-Residence Matthew Ritchie at his studio in New York City. ICA Teen Izzy Ramirez chronicles the group’s journey in this brief video.

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