Tell Me Something Good
Interviews with Vito Acconci, Ai Weiwei, Lynda Benglis, James Bishop, Chris Burden, Vija Celmins, Francesco Clemente, Bruce Conner, Alex Da Corte, Rosalyn Drexler, Keltie Ferris, Simone Forti, Andrea Fraser, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Suzan Frecon, Coco Fusco, Robert Gober, Leon Golub, Ron Gorchov, Michelle Grabner, Josephine Halvorson, Sheila Hicks, David Hockney, Roni Horn, House of Ladosha, Alfredo Jaar, Bill Jensen, Alex Katz, William Kentridge, Matvey Levenstein, Nalini Malani, Brice Marden, Chris Martin, Jonas Mekas, Shirin Neshat, Thomas Nozkowski, Lorraine O’Grady, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Joanna Pousette-Dart, Ernesto Pujol, Martin Puryear, Walid Raad, Dorothea Rockburne, Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Robert Ryman, Dana Schutz, Richard Serra, Shahzia Sikander, Nancy Spero, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Sarah Sze, Rirkrit Tiravanija, James Turrell, Richard Tuttle, Luc Tuymans, Kara Walker, Stanley Whitney, Jack Whitten, Yan Pei-Ming, and Lisa Yuskavage.
This book is a selection of sixty in-depth conversations with artists. All interviews are included/are excerpts from the section in the section InConversation of the Brooklyn Rail. All the interviews are enriched by the artist’s portraits by Phong Bui.
"Over the past seventeen years, the Brooklyn Rail has published more than six hundred interviews [...] . Our final selection attempts to capture what makes The Brooklyn Rail truly unique in contemporary art discourse–its eccentricity, diversity, and openness, offering an unparalleled view onto the New York art world at the start of twenty-first century. [...]"
—Jarrett Earnest and Lucas Zwirner
Texts (or Featuring): Jarrett Earnest, Lucas Zwirner. Introduction and portraits by Phong Bui
Design: Michael Dyer/ Remake
Production Manager: Jules Thomsonn
Printing: Veronalibri, Verona
Publisher: David Zwirner Books
Published year: 2017