Painter / Painted: Philip Pearlstein & DesirĂ©e Alvarez

Part of the New York Studio School's Spring 2012 Lecture Series.
Internationally recognized artist Philip Pearlstein in conversation with his model of 12 years, DesirĂ©e Alvarez, award winning poet, sculptor and painter. The dialogue explores the nature of Pearlstein's work process and his intimate relationship to perception. Ms. Alvarez is the recipient of three Fellowship Awards from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the European Capital of Culture Award, and the American Academy Willard L. Metcalf Award. 
Recorded on February 22, 2012