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Marina Abramovic, "Role Exchange",  2 black and white photographs with 1 letter press text panel, 1975. Courtesy of Sean Kelly Gallery .

Three Art21 artists exchange roles at Sean Kelly

Three Art21 artists exchange roles at Sean Kelly

Art21 featured artists Laurie Anderson (Season 1), Janine Antoni (Season 2) and Matthew Barney (Season 3) are all taking part in Role Exchange, a group show of twenty-seven artists at …

lfredo Jaar. La politique des images

Alfredo Jaar retrospective opens in Switzerland

Alfredo Jaar retrospective opens in Switzerland

The Mus√©e Cantonal des Beaux-Arts in Lausanne, Switzerland, is hosting a major retrospective of the work of Alfredo Jaar, a Chilean artist based in New York City and featured in …

Arturo Herrera, Keep In Touch (Set #3) (detail), 2004. Courtesy of the artist and Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

Don’t Miss: Arturo Herrera at the Aldrich Museum

Don’t Miss: Arturo Herrera at the Aldrich Museum

For his solo show Castles, Dwarfs, and Happychaps at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum in Ridgefield, CT, Season 3 artist Arturo Herrera, uses a Renaissance technique called “pouncing” to transfer …

Hiroshi Sugimoto, "Henry VIII" Gelatin silver print, 1999. Private collection, © Hiroshi Sugimoto, 2007

Major Hiroshi Sugimoto retrospective opens in Germany

Major Hiroshi Sugimoto retrospective opens in Germany

On July 14, the Kunstsammlung North Rhine-Westphalia in D√ºsseldorf opened an exhibition by Season 3-featured artist Hiroshi Sugimoto. The show, simply entitled Hiroshi Sugimoto, is the largest and most comprehensive …

Cai Guo-Qiang

Cai Guo-Qiang wins the Hiroshima Art Prize

Cai Guo-Qiang wins the Hiroshima Art Prize

The New York-based Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang, featured in Season 3 of Art in the Twenty-First Century, has been honored with the 7th Hiroshima Art Prize. The prize, awarded by …

Josiah McElheny, Endless Repeating Twentieth Century Modernism, 2007.

Josiah McElheny at Donald Young Gallery in Chicago

Josiah McElheny at Donald Young Gallery in Chicago

Through August 17, 2007, Donald Young Gallery in Chicago presents a solo show by Season 3 featured artist Josiah McElheny. Cosmology, Design and Landscape‚ÄîPart Two features four new sculptures by …

Pierre Huyghe, "Hello Zombie," 2007.

Matthew Barney and Pierre Huyghe in Il Tempo del Postino

Matthew Barney and Pierre Huyghe in Il Tempo del Postino

On July 12, Season 1 featured artist Matthew Barney and Season 4 artist Pierre Huyghe premiered new work in Il Tempo del Postino, a group show of performance presented at …

Lari Pittman Untitled, 2003 (detail). Courtesy of the artist and Regen Projects, Los Angeles.

Lari Pittman and Mark Bradford in Eden’s Edge at Hammer Museum

Lari Pittman and Mark Bradford in Eden’s Edge at Hammer Museum

Season 4 artists Mark Bradford and Lari Pittman are both featured in the Hammer Museum‚Äôs current survey, Eden’s Edge: Fifteen LA Artists. The show explores art made in Los Angeles …

Jenny Holzer on Twitter.com

Jenny Holzer is Twittering

Jenny Holzer is Twittering

Since May 2007, Season 4 artist Jenny Holzer has been using the microblogging site Twitter as an unusual platform for her text-based work. The Trusim for today? “BEING SURE OF …

Paul Pfeiffer, John 3:16, 2000. Courtesy the artist and The Project, New York and Los Angeles

Three Art21 Artists in Automatic Update exhibition at MoMA

Three Art21 Artists in Automatic Update exhibition at MoMA

MoMA‚Äôs new media exhibition, Automatic Update, features work by Art21 artists Laurie Anderson (Season 1), Paul Pfeiffer (Season 2), and Pierre Huyghe (Season 4). Laurie Anderson‚Äôs short film about cloning …

Phantom Truck, 2007. Photo by Barbar Sax/AFP/Getty Images

Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle’s Phantom Truck at Documenta 12

Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle’s Phantom Truck at Documenta 12

Season Four featured artist, Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle, has a new installation on view at Documenta 12 in Kassel, Germany. Manglano-Ovalle, a MacArthur Fellow from 2001 through 2005, presents Phantom Truck, a …

Matthew Ritchie, still from The Iron City, 2007; © Matthew Ritchie; Courtesy the artist and Andrea Rosen Gallery

Matthew Ritchie’s The Iron City at St. Louis Art Museum

Matthew Ritchie’s The Iron City at St. Louis Art Museum

Season Three featured artist Matthew Ritchie breaks new ground this summer with The Iron City, a viewer-activated installation that debuts in the St. Louis Art Museum‚Äôs New Media Series. The …

Hiroshi Sugimoto, "Union City Drive-In, Union City," 1993. Courtesy the artist.

Now on View: Hiroshi Sugimoto at the DeYoung Museum

Now on View: Hiroshi Sugimoto at the DeYoung Museum

Season Three featured artist Hiroshi Sugimoto (b. 1948) is the subject of a retrospective that opened at the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco, CA last Saturday. Featured in the exhibition …

Art21 Access '07

Announcing Art21 Access ’07

Announcing Art21 Access ’07

Art21 presents Art21 Access ’07, a nationwide program of film screenings and contemporary art events launching National Arts and Humanities Month in October 2007. Sneak previews of the fourth season …

Collier Schorr, "Cinderella Motel" production still, 2007

Collier Schorr’s Cinderella Motel film on New York Times Magazine Web Site

Collier Schorr’s Cinderella Motel film on New York Times Magazine Web Site

Cinderella Motel, a new short film by Season Two featured artist Collier Schorr, is currently playing on the New York Times Magazine‚Äôs video channel. The film depicts a group of …

Video: Richard Serra’s Torqued Ellipses at MoMA

Video: Richard Serra’s Torqued Ellipses at MoMA

Video walkthrough of Richard Serra‚Äôs sculptures Torqued Torus Inversion (2006) and Sequence (2006), on display at MoMA as part of the exhibition Richard Serra Sculpture: Forty Years. The exhibition is …

Roni Horn, "Vatnasafn/Library of Water", 2007.

Roni Horn – Vatnasafn/Library of Water

Roni Horn – Vatnasafn/Library of Water

Season 3 featured artist Roni Horn, who has been intimately involved with the distinctive geography, geology, climate and culture of Iceland for the past 25 years, has developed in collaboration …

Art21 Season 4 (c) 2007 Art21, Inc.

Announcing “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 4

Announcing “Art in the Twenty-First Century” Season 4

Art21 is proud to announce Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 4 Premiering on PBS Sundays, October 28 and November 4, 11, and 18 at 10pm Check local listings Art …