"In my studio in general, I don’t use erasers. I let the material accumulate and I want you to see the history of everything. The idea of erasure only happens with a knife. I cut back into material to breathe new life into it."
—Trenton Doyle Hancock
The Exclusive series returns with a new episode featuring artist Trenton Doyle Hancock. In this episode, the artist discusses his large-scale work The Former and the Ladder or Ascension and a Cinchin’ (2012). The work was originally shown at James Cohan Gallery in 2012 and is now part of the collection at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
IMAGES: Production stills from the Art21 Exclusive episode, Trenton Doyle Hancock: “The Former and the Ladder or Ascension and a Cinchin’”. © Art21, Inc. 2013.