Artist Aime Mpane talks about his installation Congo: Shadow of the Shadow (2005), on loan from the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African Art. The piece uses the play of light and shadow, substance and ethereality to comment on the re-shaping of power during the colonial period in Congo. The piece is included in the exhibition Shaping Power: Luba Masterworks from the Royal Museum for Central Africa, on view through May 4, 2014.
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Interview with Larry Sultan, December 16, 2003 By Drew Johnson, Curator of Photography and Visual Culture, Oakland Museum of California 42:06 min. (excerpts) Funding provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Oakland Museum’s Women’s Board for The Oakland Museum of California
Photographer Firooz Zahedi talks about his images of Elizabeth Taylor taken during a 1976 trip to Iran, featured in the exhibition Elizabeth Taylor in Iran on view at LACMA February 26, 2011--June 12, 2011. [5:01]
Curator Franklin Sirmans visits artist Chris Beas in his studio in East Los Angeles (Cypress Park) to talk about fútbol myths and Manchester red. Fútbol: The Beautiful Game is open through July 20, 2014.