Art Uncovered

Premiere DateJan 21, 2014
00:00 Studio Life Intro
01:14 Studio Life pt. 1
03:52 Go Existential Human Hands
04:42 Studio Life pt. 2
07:00 Chinese Radiation Pere Ubu
07:35 Studio Life pt. 3
09:25 Totally Stoked (On You) Y.A.C.H.T.
11:02 Studio Life pt. 4
13:15 Trk 4 Unknown Chinese Surf
15:13 Studio Life pt. 5
18:12 Every Party Erlend Oye
20:37 Studio Life pt. 6
25:30 Luke Vibert Thurston Moore
29:13 Finish

In 2009 artist and writer Sarah Trigg set out across the country to document the studio practices of working artists in America. At each stop Sarah asked artists to share stories about the important objects, rituals and tools that define their workspace and aid in the process of art making. Sarah’s findings have just been published in a new book called Studio Life: Rituals, Collections, Tools, and observations on the Artistic Process.

The book features Sarah’s photographs and written accounts of her conversations with 100 artists including John Baldasari, Dana Shutz, Gary Panter, Jil Magid, William Wegman and others.

Sarah Trigg is based here in Brooklyn, so we met up at her studio to talk about the book.

Wendy White’s brush

Trenton Doyle Hancock’s collection of figurines

Nicolas Lobo’s ‘soy sauce’

Adam Janes hanging upside down

Gordon Terry’s table


HOST Thomas
Thomas grew up in Northern California where he fell in love with music and photography while going to punk shows and shooting skate photos. He photography in college, which may or may not qualify him to host an…