Sandow Birk named United States Artists Knight Fellow for 2014

Television feature on KCET TV's show "So Cal Connected", about prison paintings. Oct. 2014
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"Dante's Inferno" film becomes part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York - February 2014

Video Interview on KCET TV's show "Artbound", about "Geographies of Detention" exhibit at the California Museum of Photography. July 2013
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Audio Interview with The Bureau of Arts and Cultures Magazine - July 2013
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Video Interview at LACMA about Caravaggio exhibit - Fall 2012
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Video Interview on KCET TV's show "Artbound" speaking about the Los Angeles Art Scene in the early 1990's. "My So Cal Art History: Sandow Birk" Sept. 2012
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Artvoices Magazine - Cover story: Sandow Birk - June/July Issue, 2012.
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KQED television San Francisco does "In the Studio" video interview
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Museum of Modern Art, NY screens film "Dante's Inferno"
"An Evening with Sandow Birk"
Monday, May 21, 2012, 7:00 p.m., MoMA Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2)

KCET TV Los Angeles video interview for "One Dollar Project", Sept. 2011

New American Paintings Visits Birk-Pignolet Studio, Sept. 2011

"New York Times" review by Holland Cotter, Sept. 17, 2010

Interview in "Al-youm Al-SabaĆ”" newspaper, Cairo, Egypt. Oct. 2010. (In Arabic)

Television interview on "Manhattan Connection", Sept. 2010.(In Portuguese) connection

"The Morning News" in New York features "American Qur'an" project:

DER SPIEGEL Magazine features "Depravities of War" exhibit in Reutlingen, Germany
"Zeitlos schrecklich", Kultur, Der Spiegel Magazine, Nr. 30, July 26, 2010. Germany.

Metropolitan Museum of Art acquires "Monument to the Constitution of the United States" for their permanent collection - May 2010

Interview (in German) on Artmetropol from Heidelberg

Feature article by Associated Press
"American Qur'an blends US life, Quranic verses"
by Gillian Flaccusl appeared Oct. 7, 2009.

Feature article in the New York Times
"Personal Meditations on the Koran"
by Jori Finkel appeared Aug. 28, 2009.
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Baywatch Avalon Lifeguard Mural Installation completed
The 180 sq. ft. ceramic tile mural was installed the week of July 5th on the new Baywatch Avalon Lifeguard Headquarters building on Catalina Island, California. The building is still under construction, but is nearing completion. See "Public Projects" for more info and photos.

Radio Feature on Hawaii NPR - July 4, 2009
Story by Noe Tanigawa of Hawaii Public Radio
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LACMA Acquires "The Depravities of War" - May 2009
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has acquired a complete set of all 15 large
woodblock prints from "The Depravities of War" project for their permanent collection.