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Exclusive | David Altmejd: Assistants

On December 15, 2012, in MAEX Art Blog, Podcasts, Videocasts, by Onajide Shabaka
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David Altmejd was an artist participant in Art Basel Miami Beach | Art Public, in Collins Park next to the Bass Museum of Art.

Exclusive | David Altmejd: Assistants:

Production still from the Exclusive video ‘David Altmejd: Assistants.’

Our latest Exclusive video has just gone live! Click to watch David Altmejd: Assistants on Art21.org.

“Filmed in early 2011, two of David Altmejd’s assistants describe the experience of working for the sculptor in his Queens, New York studio. Shown preparing new works for Altmejd’s 2011 show at Andrea Rosen Gallery, the assistants provide unique insight into Altmejd’s creative process. Time-lapse photography captures the team at work on the large-scale sculptures ‘The Vessel’ (2011) and ‘The Swarm’ (2011).

David Altmejd appears in the Season 6 (2012) episode ‘Boundaries‘ of the Art in the Twenty-First Century program on PBS. Watch full episodes online for free via Art21.orgPBS Video or Hulu, as a paid download via iTunes, or as part of a Netflix streaming subscription.

CREDITS: Producer: Ian Forster. Consulting Producer: Wesley Miller & Nick Ravich. Interview: Susan Sollins. Camera: Jarred Altmerman, Nicholas Lindner & Zach Spira-Bauer. Editor: Morgan Riles. Artwork Courtesy: David Altmejd. Theme Music: Peter Foley.

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