"I like radically cutting into the painting, inserting these paper birds, and then trying to figure out how to believe in it." —Ellen Gallagher
New episode in Art21’s Exclusive series: Ellen Gallagher explores the cut-based approach used throughout her career, featuring works shown in her 2013 exhibition Don’t Axe Me at the New Museum in New York City.
WATCH: Ellen Gallagher: Cutting
IMAGES: Untitled works (2013) by Ellen Gallagher installed at the New Museum, New York, 2013. Production stills from the Art21 Exclusive episode, Ellen Gallagher: Cutting. © Art21, Inc. 2014.