In A.i.A.'s October 1981 issue, Joan Simon evaluated a recent body of work by recently deceased Pop artist Marisol (1930–2016). At once verist portraiture and stylized form, the sculpture-tableaux discussed here are personal homages to major 20th-century artists. Read more
Video and performance pioneer Joan Jonas, this year's U.S. representative at the Venice Biennale, is joined by her four-time collaborator, jazz phenom Jason Moran, to discuss the growth of their free-associative, call-and-respons process. Read more
Hedda Sterne was an artist best known for her affiliation with the Abstract Expressionists in the 1950s. She was the only woman photographed with the group known as "The Irascibles" by Nina Leen for Life Magazine in 1951. The last surviving artist from this photograph, Sterne passed away on April 8, at the age of 100. In a February 2007 interview, the artist's last, Sterne told Joan Simon the truth Read more
A founding member of the New York School and the last surviving painter of its first generation, Hedda Sterne, now 96, discusses many phases of her life and career. Her work is currently on view in a traveling retrospective. Read more
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