Kerry James Marshall: Correcting the Canon

Date: October 2016
Skills: Editing
Client: Art21

Pulling directly from raw transcripts and audio files, I excerpted and edited this previously unpublished text from producer Ian Forster’s 2014 interviews with artist Kerry James Marshall in the course of creating the Art21 Artist to Artist film, “Kerry James Marshall at Prospect.3.”


Speaking with Art21 in 2014 on the occasion of Prospect 3 in New Orleans, Kerry James Marshall describes his drive to change perceptions of beauty and representation by centralizing the Black figure in his work.

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