Tom Finklepearl and Thomas Lax Discuss David Hammons in Triple Canopy

December 15th, 2015

David Hammons, In The Hood (1993), Courtesy of The New MuseumThomas J. Lax, an associate curator in the Department of Media and Performance Art at the Museum of Modern Art, sits down this week with Tom Finkelpearl, commissioner of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, to discuss the impact and influence of artist David Hammons, as well as Finklepearl’s work with the artist on Outside Insight, a show Hammons and Finklepearl organized at the Clocktower Gallery. “I’m not sure what image people have of David, but he’s incredibly hardworking, and he’s a perfectionist; sometimes it seems like he wants to hide the labor,” Finklepearl says. “His process is also, perhaps unsurprisingly, quite improvisational.”

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