Artist Claire Wolf Krantz talks with a Kartemquin film crew about the role of identity and religion in her work before giving us a rare glimpse of her artistic process in action.
0:44Copy video clip URL Claire Wolf Krantz talks about her professional interest in minority artists and her realization that this interest stems from her identification as a female Jewish artist.
2:48Copy video clip URL Krantz describes the piece which she believes to be her first “Jewish piece;” a piece that also was one of her most personal and emotional.
5:30Copy video clip URL Krantz begins painting, revealing that this is only the second time she has ever painted in public—the first being a demonstration she did in Indonesia.
6:31Copy video clip URL B-roll footage of Krantz working
17:02Copy video clip URL Krantz lays out the “Book of Life” with help from Kartemquin’s Jerry Blumenthal.