Art Interviews

AA Bronson

AA Bronson“I’m as fearless as I ever was”

Albert Watson

Albert Watson“You never get that day back”

Alex Prager

Alex Prager“The idea is more important than anything”

Allen Jones

Allen Jones“There’s nothing you can do”

Amalia Dayan and Daniella Luxembourg

Amalia Dayan and Daniella Luxembourg“It’s a personal quest”

André Saraiva

André Saraiva“The night is not a time, it's a place”

Andro Wekua

Andro Wekua“This is much more vulnerable”

Anish Kapoor

Anish Kapoor“I have nothing to say”

Anne Imhof

Anne Imhof“You get bolder over time”

Anton Corbijn

Anton Corbijn“My life is crazy, but it’s real love”

Axel Vervoordt

Axel Vervoordt“I like evolution, not revolution”

Barry Blitt

Barry Blitt“A joke cuts through everything”

Brigitte Lacombe

Brigitte Lacombe“My entire life has been my work”

Bronwyn Katz

Bronwyn Katz“How I can extend the object’s life?”

Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams“It’s like mining for diamonds”

Carla Sozzani

Carla Sozzani“You need generosity to do this”

Catherine Wood

Catherine Wood“How can we inhabit the image?”

Catherine Opie

Catherine Opie“If you don’t make it, it’s not out there”

Chiharu Shiota

Chiharu Shiota“The fear is necessary”

Christo

Christo“It’s not a profession, it’s existence”

Christoph Niemann

Christoph Niemann“I don’t need a big idea”

Claudia Comte

Claudia Comte“It’s never-ending once you start”

Coco Capitán

Coco Capitán“We have gone to the other extreme”

Cosey Fanni Tutti

Cosey Fanni Tutti“It’s like a metamorphosis”

Daniel Arsham

Daniel Arsham“It can take years to get there”

David Bailey

David Bailey“How are you going to cross the road?”

David Shrigley

David Shrigley“There is room for everything”

David LaChapelle

David LaChapelle“Everything was dramatic”

David Doubilet

David Doubilet“My favorite picture is the one I haven’t taken”

Dominique Lévy

Dominique Lévy“You need to constantly refill”

Douglas Gordon

Douglas Gordon“You pull yourself up and you push it out”

Ebecho Muslimova

Ebecho Muslimova“Making art is not a pleasant feeling”

Elizabeth Peyton

Elizabeth Peyton“History is contained within people”

Elmgreen & Dragset

Elmgreen & Dragset“It’s time to change”

Erik Spiekermann

Erik Spiekermann“A good concept will survive forever”

Erwin Wurm

Erwin Wurm“It only exists at this one time”

Fabien Baron

Fabien Baron“We’ve just seen the beginning”

Francesco Clemente

Francesco Clemente“Making art is to time-travel”

Futura

Futura“Artists have got to stop compromising”

Gab Bois

Gab Bois“If it’s yours, it’ll come”

Gabriel Orozco

Gabriel Orozco“I try to be disappointing”

Gabriel Massan

Gabriel Massan“Anything is possible”

Gaetano Pesce

Gaetano Pesce“The future is a beautiful time”

Gary Simmons

Gary Simmons“You want to create questions”

Georg Baselitz

Georg Baselitz“The good things will never cause anyone to look”

Gilbert & George

Gilbert & George“We don’t do art for the few”

Gunner Stahl

Gunner Stahl“You can tell if it’s real or not”

Hajime Sorayama

Hajime Sorayama“Creating is my freedom”

Hans Ulrich Obrist

Hans Ulrich Obrist“I believe in generosity as a medium”

Harry Benson

Harry Benson“I’m keeping their image alive”

Helen Cammock

Helen Cammock“I want to change whose stories are heard”

Ini Archibong

Ini Archibong“I have to stay spiritually in tune”

Joel Meyerowitz

Joel Meyerowitz“You have to let go of something”

JR

JR“No one can own it”

Judy Chicago

Judy Chicago“Get used to it!”

Juergen Teller

Juergen Teller“You know when the work is good”

Julia Peyton-Jones

Julia Peyton-Jones“You need that virtuous circle”

Julian Schnabel

Julian Schnabel“I never thought of art as a career”

Katharina Grosse

Katharina Grosse“I don’t see limits”

Kiki Smith

Kiki Smith“I just try to follow it”

Larry Clark

Larry Clark“Why can’t you show everything?”

Lawrence Weiner

Lawrence Weiner“There’s no secret in words”

Lee Mingwei

Lee Mingwei“We are not broken”

Leo Villareal

Leo Villareal“There’s no agenda”

Liza Lou

Liza Lou“Survival is at the core of it”

Marco Brambilla

Marco Brambilla“There’s too much going on”

Marina Abramović

Marina Abramović“I've always been a soldier”

Mark Wallinger

Mark Wallinger“A perfect mirror throws back everything”

Mark Seliger

Mark Seliger“Let’s do something special”

Martin Parr

Martin Parr“I don’t expect to change anyone’s mind”

Martin Schoeller

Martin Schoeller“I don’t think you can capture a soul”

Maurizio Cattelan

Maurizio Cattelan“Show them life”

Mel Ramos

Mel Ramos“Why not be naked in public?”

Michel Comte

Michel Comte“We need to listen to nature”

Mick Rock

Mick Rock“I blame the name”

Miles Aldridge

Miles Aldridge“You are trying to catch it”

Milton Glaser

Milton Glaser“We’re all in it together”

Mona Hatoum

Mona Hatoum“It’s about shattering the familiar”

Mr. Brainwash

Mr. Brainwash“If I believe it, it’s art for me”

Nick Knight

Nick Knight“I commit with my heart and soul”

Norman Jean Roy

Norman Jean Roy“The camera used to carry this mystique”

Olafur Eliasson

Olafur Eliasson“Things go wrong and we celebrate it”

Pat Steir

Pat Steir“I avoid struggle”

Pelle Cass

Pelle Cass“I never fabricate”

Pete Souza

Pete Souza“You’re doing it every day, all day”

Peter Blake

Peter Blake“I’ll never have to fall off the mountain”

Peter Saville

Peter Saville“I never had to answer to anyone”

Peter Lindbergh

Peter Lindbergh“Beauty has nothing to do with youth”

Petra Collins

Petra Collins“I know what it’s like to be there”

Rachel Whiteread

Rachel Whiteread“I can let anything happen”

Ragnar Kjartansson

Ragnar Kjartansson“I know how to hide my tracks”

Ralph Steadman

Ralph Steadman“The line becomes more aggressive”

Rashid Johnson

Rashid Johnson“I can do this?”

Refik Anadol

Refik Anadol“I’m imagining a different world”

Richard Deacon

Richard Deacon“A stop, but not a finish”

Rita Ackermann

Rita Ackermann“Nothingness is such a vast concept”

Robert Longo

Robert Longo“I went back to the beginning”

Robert Polidori

Robert Polidori“Why is there a line?”

Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson“It’s okay to get lost”

Robert Montgomery

Robert Montgomery“I tend to like the pathetic”

Roni Horn

Roni Horn“There’s nothing until there’s something”

Rose Wylie

Rose Wylie“If it works, it works”

Ryan McGinley

Ryan McGinley“I am just so fascinated by the body”

Ryan Gander

Ryan Gander“It wants your attention”

Saad Moosajee

Saad Moosajee“You have to resonate with it”

Sarah Sze

Sarah Sze“How do we breathe life into objects?”

Sarah Morris

Sarah Morris“There is no outside”

Sean Scully

Sean Scully“The poet was always in me”

Shirin Neshat

Shirin Neshat“You can’t demystify a myth”

Simon Starling

Simon Starling“The practice has its own momentum”

Simon de Pury

Simon de Pury“Curiosity is my engine”

Space Invader

Space Invader“You own the city”

Stefan Sagmeister

Stefan Sagmeister“Function alone is not doing it”

Steve McCurry

Steve McCurry“It’s like hitting a drum”

Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen“It’s about what’s right, not what fits”

Steve Schapiro

Steve Schapiro“It’s a question of how you see it”

Tara Donovan

Tara Donovan“I don’t map it at all”

Thaddaeus Ropac

Thaddaeus Ropac“People are hungry for new art”

Thomas Demand

Thomas Demand“Aesthetics are inevitable”

Thomas Struth

Thomas Struth“Now you've made it”

Thomas Hoepker

Thomas Hoepker“No rehearsal, just one click”

Thomas Hirschhorn

Thomas Hirschhorn“It is an emancipatory gesture”

Thomas Joshua Cooper

Thomas Joshua Cooper“Preparation is all you can do”

Tom Sachs

Tom Sachs“Consumerism was a ritual”

Trevor Paglen

Trevor Paglen“Your job is to learn how to see”

Vanessa Beecroft

Vanessa Beecroft“I’m repulsed by pop culture”

Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei“The power designs itself to crush you”

Willo Perron

Willo Perron“I never wanted to be very singular”

Yngve Holen

Yngve Holen“You can get what you want out of it”

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