Season 4 of The Metropolitan Museum's online video series, The Artist Project, is now live. Premiering on December 7, 2015, each episode features an artist discussing an individual art work or a gallery that captures their imagination at the New York City art museum.
Season 4 includes artists Dia Batal, Zoe Beloff, Dawoud Bey, Mark Bradford, Alejandro Cesarco, Moyra Davey, Thomas Demand, Adam Fuss, Jane Hammond, Sheila Hicks, Liliana Porter, Wilfredo Prieto, Dorothea Rockburne, Alexis Rockman, Dana Schutz, Arlene Shechet, Swoon, Paul Tazewell, Wayne Thiebaud, and Jacques Villeglé.
For those looking for a Hamptons connection, an installation of drawings by Alexis Rockman is currently on view at the Parrish Art Museum through January 18, 2015. Art by Dorothea Rockburne is also on view at the Parrish as part of the museum's permanent collection exhibition "Connections and Context".
The Met's The Artist Project premiered on March 25, 2015. Season 1 features Cory Arcangel, John Baldessari, Nayland Blake, Nick Cave, Enrique Chagoya, George Condo, Walton Ford, Natalie Frank, Zarina Hashmi, Deborah Kass, Nina Katchadourian, Nicola López, Alexander Melamid, Izhar Patkin, Tom Sachs, Katrín Sigurdardóttir, Mickalene Thomas, Kehinde Wiley, Xu Bing, and Lisa Yuskavage.
Season 2 features Roz Chast, Willie Cole, Teresita Fernández, Spencer Finch, Roland Flexner, Jeffrey Gibson, Y.Z. Kami, Il Lee, Glenn Ligon, Robert Longo, Nalini Malani, Kerry James Marshall, Mariko Mori, Robert Polidori, Rona Pondick, David Salle, Pat Steir, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Sarah Sze, and Hank Willis Thomas.
Season 3 features Vito Acconci, Ann Agee, Diana Al-Hadid, Ghada Amer, Luis Camnitzer, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Wenda Gu, Ann Hamilton, An-My Lê, Kalup Linzy, Vik Muniz, James Nares, Cornelia Parker, Sheila Pepe, Raymond Pettibon, Matthew Ritchie, Annabeth Rosen, Shahzia Sikander, and Thomas Struth.
There are six seasons planned for The Artist Project before the series wraps up. Look for Series 5 to begin on February 29, 2016 and the final series to launch in late spring. To view the series, click here.
BASIC FACTS: The fourth season of The Artist Project launched on December 7. For details and to view the series, visit www.artistproject.metmuseum.org.
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