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View Resource Conversations about Creativity

For the most part, creative people tend to be rather engaging interview subjects, and this website corroborates that statement. Located on the Cecil Vortex site, this site brings together interviews with a wide range of creative types, including poets, web innovators, choreographers, visual artists, playwrights, clowns, stand-up comics, and screenwriters. Along the way, Cecil Vortex asks his...
View Resource Tate Channel

The Tate Museums in England - Tate Modern and Tate Britain in London, as well as the Tates in Liverpool and St. Ives - are experimenting with this Web channel as a method of presenting contextual information about artists and performers beyond what can be seen on the walls of the museum. Media presented through the channel includes "Videos", "Artist interviews", "Talks and symposia", "Work in...
View Resource National Endowment for the Arts: Podcasts, Webcasts & Webinars

Over the past few years, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has conducted a plethora of interviews with America's distinguished roster of talented authors, musicians, painters, and other creative types. A new podcast is released each Thursday, and visitors can browse the offerings here by date or alphabetically. Some of the more recent interviewees include George Wein (noted jazz concert...

View Resource LACMA: Video

LACMA, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, makes available a variety of video content on its website. Videos are organized into broad categories, including On View Now, Conservation, and Artist Interviews. Currently, On View Now contains short pieces such as Stephen Prina talking about the exhibition "Stephen Prina: As He Remembered It" and "Shinique Smith: Firsthand," an installation at the...

View Resource Isa Genzken Retrospective

Visit this website from the Museum of Modern Art in New York City (MoMA) for a crash course on Isa Genzken (German, b. 1948), who "is arguably one of the most important and influential female artists of the past thirty years." Genzken is primarily a sculptor working with found materials to create assemblage sculptures, but the exhibition encompasses the variety of work she has created in different...

View Resource Jewish Cultural Center of San Francisco: Arts and Ideas

The Jewish Cultural Center of San Francisco hosts Arts and Ideas, a series of lectures and interviews with a wide variety of writers, artists, and scholars. On this website, visitors can view videos of past lessons or live stream upcoming lectures of interest. Videos include a lecture by child psychologist Alison Gopnik on child development and parenting; a talk by prolific writer Carl Hiaasen;...

View Resource Bad at Sports

Bad at Sports is a podcast and blog created by artists across the United States that highlights art news, showcases new artwork, and engages in conversation about art and the art community. On the site's blog, visitors can check out features such as Sunday Comics (a weekly feature about contemporary comic artists) and Thinks (a series of illustrated essays and interviews, also published weekly)....

View Resource Mould Drawing Collection

From Mould Press, a publishing house in Milan, Italy, comes MOULD, a periodical publication about contemporary culture. Identifying as neither a magazine nor a book, the publication "aims to interpret the complexity of contemporary culture by stimulating a dialogue between its multiple forms and contaminations." With this project, readers will find a selection of eight drawings in black and white...

View Resource YouTube: Tate Talks

Art lovers of all kinds may be interested in Tate Talks, a YouTube channel produced by the UK's Tate Gallery. With Tate Talks, viewers are treated to in-depth discussions with influential artists about their careers, artwork, and personal experiences. These conversations took place in front of live audiences as special events at the Tate, and some of them also include audience Q&A sessions. The...