How Liam Everett Uses a Rusty Bucket to Remind Himself to Stay Present

Artist Liam Everett, one of SFMOMA’s 2017 SECA Art Award winners, explains his use of furniture and loose materials to simultaneously obstruct and direct his approach to painting. He describes how these props force him to remain present—as if performing in a theatrical set—yet also distance him from the final product.

This video originally appeared on sfmoma.org as “Liam Everett: The art of obstruction”

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