When artist Glenn Kaino sought out the legendary Olympic runner Tommie Smith as a creative collaborator, he recognized the enduring value of art as a means to preserve a noble act. With Drawn Arms amplifies Smith’s courage, bringing history to reckon with our contemporary moment.
Today’s conversations expand on the definition of the word “artist.” Hear how today’s culture makers are engaging in practices outside their studios in order to live and sustain creative lives.
Artist Regina Frank introduces our conversation with renowned video and performance artist Joan Jonas, an episode first released on June 5, 2012.
What will be the cultural impact of the new Tennessee Triennial for Contemporary Art when it premieres in 2021? Prospect New Orleans is a model for Tennessee, revealing what an expansive triennial art exhibition could mean for the State.
Jamaican-born artist Nadine Hall, introduces Diaspora Vibe: Art with Caribbean Roots, a personally significant episode from her Fresh Art playlist. First published on July 26, 2017, this segment reveals the complexity and diversity of contemporary art with roots in the Caribbean.