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Katharina Grosse

Anarchic Color in Katharina Grosse’s Paintings

Anarchic Color in Katharina Grosse’s Paintings

“Painting is one of the ways to actually make [my thoughts] visible and understandable for myself” —Katharina Grosse Today’s ART21 Exclusive shows Katharina Grosse in her studio and at Johann König Gallery (both …

Cao Fei, "A Mirage (COSPlayers Series)," 2004
Digital C-print, 29 1/4 x 39 1/4 inches
© Cao Fei
Courtesy the artist and Lombard-Freid Projects, New York

The Walker Curates the News: 04.13.15

The Walker Curates the News: 04.13.15

In a recent interview, Chinese multimedia artist Cao Fei reflects on life in Beijing, motherhood, censorship, and the trends that she has observed in the art created by new Chinese …

Trenton Doyle Hancock, Self Portrait with Tongue, 2010

The Walker Curates the News: 04.06.15

The Walker Curates the News: 04.06.15

A “messy, wild, irreverent joy,” Trenton Doyle Hancock’s traveling retrospective at the Studio Museum Harlem, Skin and Bones, pulls viewers into the artist’s surreal imagination and traces the evolution of his …

Rashid Johnson. Installation view of ILLUMInations, 54th Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy, 2011. Artwork courtesy the artist; David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles; and Hauser & Wirth, London, New York and Zurich. Production still from the ART21 New York Close Up film Rashid Johnson Keeps His Cool.

Rashid Johnson Keeps His Cool

Rashid Johnson Keeps His Cool

In a new ART21 “New York Close Up” film, artist Rashid Johnson charts a decade-long aesthetic and professional development from his early portrait photographs to his later conceptually-based sculptures.

Five new stamps featuring artworks by Martín Ramírez (1895–1963)

The Walker Curates the News: 03.30.15

The Walker Curates the News: 03.30.15

The US Postal Service released five “forever” stamps commemorating the late self-taught artist Martín Ramírez last week. “Ramírez counts as a highly unusual choice not only because he was Mexican-American …

Trevor Paglen

Trevor Paglen Photographs the NSA

Trevor Paglen Photographs the NSA

“You as a member of the public should be able to exert the same kind of power over this institution that we can symbolically do by looking at a photograph …