The process of making art can be both profound and at times profoundly frustrating—much like parenting.
A treehouse at Rashid Johnson and Sheree Hovsepian’s Long Island home, built for their son Julius. Photo by Antony Crook for Artsy.
Portrait of Rashid Johnson and Sheree Hovsepian’s son, Julius, at their Long Island home by Antony Crook for Artsy.
“As a parent, I can’t get everything right, and the things that I don’t get right may add color to my son’s life and experience in ways that are productive and good.”
Portrait of Zora Casebere in her New York home by Antony Crook for Artsy.
“Maybe it’s because of the relationship to the process of creating art, but [artists] seem able to give their children the time to create themselves, and develop.”
Portrait of Zora Casebere with her mother Lorna Simpson at Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, April 1999. Photo by Glenn Halvorson. Courtesy of Zora Casebere.
Portrait of Mara McCarthy as a child. Courtesy of Mara McCarthy.
“The way that I view the world has a lot to do with the way I grew up talking about art, because art has so many connections to the world and has so much to do with people processing the world.”
Portrait of Chiara Clemente in her New York home by Antony Crook for Artsy. Artwork pictured by Clemente’s daughter Alice Rose Thompson.
Chiara Clemente with her younger sister Nina in their father’s studio. Courtesy of Chiara Clemente.
Chiara Clemente with curator and art critic Henry Geldzahler. Courtesy of Chiara Clemente.
Header video: Rashid Johnson and Sheree Hovsepian’s son, Julius, at their Long Island home by Antony Crook for Artsy.