Ever since it was founded in 1870, The Metropolitan Museum of Art has been a place where artists come to gain inspiration from works of art from their own time and place, and also from across time and cultures.
The Artist Project is an online video series that premiered in March, launches its second season today–Monday, June 22. Over the course of a year, the series will feature 100 artists who have been invited to choose individual works of art or galleries at The Metropolitan Museum of Art that spark their imaginations. The series is being presented in five seasons of 20 episodes each.
Season 2 includes 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.
Executive Director Thomas P. Campbell
Series Producer Teresa Lai
Series Director Christopher Noey
Producer Jenn Sherman
Editors and Sound Recording Sarah Cowan, Stephanie Wuertz
Design and Development CHIPS
Portrait Photography and Imaging Direction Jackie Neale
Additional Portrait Photography and Imaging Kathryn Hurni
Original Music Austin Fisher
Research and Web Production Austin Fisher, Helena Guzik