Saturday, March 05, 2011

Brice Marden talks about painting

Here are some excellent YouTube clips of one of my favorite current painters, Brice Marden. The comments are entertaining- people are affronted when you talk about art as if it matters.

To weed out the kids, we'll start with something hard to watch from when he's younger- great insight if you can ignore the alcohol and the fedora:

Contemporary clips from his studio and a museum visit after the break:

On Asian art and the development of his own work:

On Pollock:

On Rothko and Barnett Newman:

On Cezanne:

On painting:

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