• Raw Materials: Raúl De Nieves

    8 days ago - By Nowness

    Raw Materials: Raúl De Nieves For the second episode of Raw Materials-our new series where we talk to artists about the physical things that shape their practice-filmmaker Will Robson-Scott spoke to colorful Mexican-American artist Raúl de Nieves. During his childhood in Mexico's city of Michoacán, De Nieves was taught to sew and crochet-sparking an early interest in materials not traditionally associated with the paint and clay of fine art. Continuing this thread, art's great transformer of materials chose instead to teach himself rather than follow a formal artistic education. Rather...
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