Bacon, Triptych – August 1972

Bacon, Triptych – August 1972

Francis Bacon, Triptych - August 1972, 1972, oil on canvas, 72 x 61 x 22 in. (183 x 155 x 64 cm), (Tate Modern,...
What’s in a map? Reading the United “States”

What’s in a map? Reading the United “States”

Jaune Quick-To-See Smith, State Names, 2000, oil, collage, and mixed media on canvas, 121.9 x 182.9 cm (Smithsonian American Art Museum)A conversation with...
Gerhard Richter, Betty

Gerhard Richter, Betty

Salman Khan and Steven Zucker discuss Gerhard Richter's Betty, 1988, oil on canvas, 102 x 72 cm. (Saint Louis Art Museum). Created by Steven...
Titus Kaphar, The Cost of Removal

Titus Kaphar, The Cost of Removal

Titus Kaphar, The Cost of Removal, 2017, oil, canvas, and rusted nails on canvas, 274.3 x 213.4 x 3.8 cm, © Titus Kaphar (Crystal...
Chicago, Pasadena Lifesaver, Blue Series, No. 4 & Benglis, Omega

Chicago, Pasadena Lifesaver, Blue Series, No. 4 & Benglis, Omega

Lynda Benglis, Omega, 1973 (Portland Art Museum) Judy Chicago, Pasadena Lifesaver, Blue Series, Number 4, 1969-70 (Portland Art Museum) Speakers: Bruce Guenther, Dr. Beth...
John Baldessari, I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art

John Baldessari, I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art

John Baldessari, I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art, 1971, lithograph, 22-7/16 x 30-1/16 inches (The Museum of Modern Art), images © John...
Making an icon: JFK and the power of media

Making an icon: JFK and the power of media

Gary Winogrand, Democratic National Convention, Los Angeles, 1960 (printed c. 1980), gelatin silver print, 45.88 x 30.8 cm (Minneapolis Institute of Art, © The...
Joseph Beuys, Table with Accumulator

Joseph Beuys, Table with Accumulator

Joseph Beuys, Table with Accumulator (Tisch mit Aggregat), 1958-85, Tate Modern, London. Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker. Created by Beth Harris...
Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty

Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty

Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty, 1970, Rozel Point, Great Salt Lake, Utah, 1500 (if unwound) x 15 foot spiral of basalt, sand, and soil ©Holt-Smithson...
The landscape remade, Thiebaud’s Ponds and Streams

The landscape remade, Thiebaud’s Ponds and Streams

Wayne Thiebaud, Ponds and Streams, 2001, acrylic on canvas, 182.9 x 152.4 cm (Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, ©Wayne Thiebaud), a Seeing America...