Tag Michael Peppiatt

For the Contemplative Artist

In Interviews with Artists, Michael Peppiatt writes about his meetings with a variety of artists, architects, and photographers, such as R.B. Kitaj, Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Claes Oldenburg, Norman Foster and Henry Moore. He begins his introduction by saying, “I have always thought that if you can get the artist to

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Interviewing the Interviewer: A Conversation with Michael Peppiatt

Follow @yaleARTbooks The acclaimed curator, author, and artist interviewer, Michael Peppiatt, was in New Haven recently where he discussed his recently published book, Interviews with Artists: 1966-2012.  He also agreed to switch roles for a moment and answer some questions we were thrilled to have the opportunity to ask him.

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Michael Peppiatt on The Art of Interviewing Artists

Follow @yaleARTbooks Michael Peppiatt is a world renowned art critic, author, and art historian, who has interviewed some of the 20th century’s most eminent artists. Here, he discusses his new book, Interviews with Artists, 1966-2012, an informal, behind-the-scenes account of his interviews with such art world giants as Bacon, Dubuffet, Moore, Balthus

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The One-Sided Love Affair in Giacometti’s Studio

Nobody expects an artist’s studio to be tidy. In popular imagination, the artist works in a Paris garret or a New York City loft, surrounded by scattered paintbrushes and stacked canvases. Twentieth-century sculptor Alberto Giacometti, however, took the disorganized-artist stereotype to new extremes. After visiting his studio, Simone de Beauvoir

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